Some weeks ago I had a free afternoon and I was walking around Brancoveanu metro station looking for some second-hand shops, in the end I did not find anything, but I was bored and I decided to go to “Recuperatory hospital” (Centrul de Recuperare N. Robanescu) where I knew that the others had activities. I… Read More An unusual afternoon
Hi! I’m Patrícia from Portugal. Now I’m volunteering in A.C.T.O.R. in Bucharest since March in an EVS E+ project called Vitamin T17. Our job here is to work with kids. We go to schools and by non-formal education we teach them little things about our culture and a little about ourselves. By far, my favorite… Read More Patricia (VT17): My feeling about the clinical animation program
Like every summer, also this year A.C.T.O.R. has a team of Short-Term EVS volunteers. At the moment A.C.T.O.R. is hosting 4 new EVS volunteers here in Bucharest, all of them are from France and they are involved in two different projects, EXPLORE and TAKE OFF, both of them financed by Erasmus Plus and coordinated by… Read More Short-term EVS | Summer 2018
Schools are closed, but our volunteers remember very well how was for them going to different classrooms and having their socio-cultural activities with children from very different ages. Here is Marie from France (Pistes Solidaires), who belongs to the EVS project Vitamin T17, telling us how much fun the so-called AICI – ACOLO Program was… Read More What is “Aici Acolo” program?
Yesterday you have read about the fundraising campaign “De florii, flori pentru copii”. Today you can read Natalie, our EVS Austrian volunteer in the project Vitamin T17, telling us about her feelings the week after, when she went with the other volunteers to give the gifts to the hospitalized children. One of the biggest events… Read More Remembering Easter Campaign
The first time I was in the hospital Lacul Bucura, in Ferentari, I almost did not think it was an hospital, in fact from the outside, you would not really think it is an hospital! Anyway, I just entered and the thing that amazed me it was that there was nobody in the corridors. In… Read More “Lacul Bucura!”
This story is based on a team-building activity taken from SALTO and used with our volunteers to raise awareness of diversity and consequences and to start a discussion about how to deal with their differences after experiencing a multi-cultural situation. The storm was coming. It was the first time that we were out of Smilia, so we were… Read More The island of Monomulti