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A-SMYLE Alumni in Belgrade Kick Off Project for Inspiring Roma Youth

November 30, 2011
A student and volunteer drew together during the art-themed workshop on November 11th. Friday, November 11th marked the beginning of a five-week project that aims to inspire and motivate Roma children in Belgrade through hands-on workshops and field trips.  The project, entitled “Niti” or “Threads”, is a joint effort between ...

YES Alumni’s Handmade Jewelry to Bring Happiness to Individuals with Disabilities in Macedonia

November 30, 2011
This bracelet, handmade by YES alumni in Macedonia, sold for 350 MKD, which will go to help individuals with special needs in Macedonia. Back in August, the YES Alumni Association in Macedonia started planning a project called “Handmade Happiness”.  The project was the brainchild of Noemi Chausidis ’11 and aimed ...

YES Alumni in Tuzla “Spread the Love”

November 18, 2011
Selma Lacic, YES ’11 and alumni coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina, proudly displayed cookies packaged for sale at the second “Spread the Love” event, which raised $77 for children with special needs. When YES alumni in and around Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina, heard about Amira Osmanovic, a young mother in ...

Alumni in Montenegro and Macedonia Share Halloween and Humanitarian Spirit

November 14, 2011
This year, A-SMYLE alumni in Montenegro and YES alumni in Macedonia used the Halloween holiday as an opportunity to gather together and reach out to their communities. A-SMYLE Alumni Bring Halloween Celebration to Podgorica for Fourth Year One volunteer let participants like this Medusa turn him into a mummy by ...

Check out the latest edition of Balkan Youth Voices!

November 1, 2011