On February 22, 2017 the annual award ceremony organized by the Information Portal of Nongovernmental Organizations in Bulgaria (www.ngobg.info) was held in Sofia. The NGO Portal is the main source of information about Bulgarian non-profit organization; it contains database of more than 13500 registered organizations and every organization can publish its own news and articles in the newsfeed of the website. Every year the NGO Portal gives out awards to the most active organization.
American Councils Bulgaria got the third place in the category “best seller news” with the article on YES program and recruitment which was read 1517 times. It is a great success for the organization since it was registered in the Portal in late August 2016. American Councils Bulgaria uses the NGO portal for spreading the word about YES and YES Abroad programs and recruitment cycles among non-profit organizations and civil society engaged community in Bulgaria.
Rumyana Yotova, Program and Administrative Assistant in American Councils Bulgaria received the award which was a special plaque and a diploma.