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Creative Workshops In Girls’ Orphanage

November 15, 2013    Bosnia and Herzegovina, orphanage
By Kristina Lukajic & Katarina Sesic, YES Bosnia and Herzegovina ‘13 The project we organized took place in a girls’ orphanage in our town, Banja Luka. It consisted of five creative workshops over a number of weeks, during which we did craft projects, origami, interior design, and fashion and makeup ...

Balkan Youth Voices, Summer 2013

November 15, 2013
The newest edition of Balkan Youth Voices is now available! Read the full edition here.Submit articles or photos for the Fall 2013 edition of BYV by December 9, 2013, to balkanyouthvoices@gmail.com.

Book Drive for Orphanage in Sarajevo

November 11, 2013    book, Bosnia and Herzegovina, drive, orphanage
By Nino Lojpur, Alumni Coordinator for Bosnia and Herzegovina Staff and children of the Bjelave orphanage, along with Nino and Etienne and the donated books and supplies. On Wednesday, October 1, 2013, on behalf of the YES alumni and YES Abroad participants in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Etienne Grenierm, YES Abroad ...

YES Albania’s First Charity Drives

November 11, 2013    Albania, book, clothing, drive
By Olta Myslimi, Alumni Coordinator for Albania Ina Male, YES Albania '13, hands out donated clothes in the village of Maliq. In September 25th, YES alumni in Albania combined a recruitment trip to the city of Pogradec, where they gave recruitment presentations to 64 10th and 11th grade classes, with ...

Clean-Up Mission: Avala

November 8, 2013    environment, Serbia
Nemanja Miltenovic,  A-SMYLE Serbia ‘13 A-SMYLE at Avala, a mountain near Belgrade. The month of September was pretty busy for A-SMYLE alumni.  The newest generation had the objectives to create their first projects, attend a leadership seminar, promote the A-SMYLE program, and much more.  There were also two environment events ...

A-SMYLE Alumni Volunteer in Djerdap Nation Park

November 1, 2013    clean-up, environment, Serbia
By Teodora Milojevic, A-SMYLE Serbia ‘13 A-SMYLE alumni get to working cleaning the park. What makes us humans is not our physiology or the ability to think and make decisions, but the feeling of empathy and readiness to help, improve, and do good.  Led by that, on September 21, twelve ...

Alumni in Albania Promote YES with All They’ve Got

November 1, 2013    Albania, recruitment
By Olta Myslimi, Alumni Coordinator for AlbaniaAlumni Coordinator for Albania, Olta Myslimi, gives a presentation about YES.YES alumni take to the airwaves to promote recruitment for the 2014-=2015 program year.In September, and number of YES Albania alumni took to the radio to tell the country about their experiences on YES.  ...