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The Christmas Spirit in November

December 6, 2013    disabilities, Kosovo, orphanage, volunteering
Saranda Qunaku, YES Kosovo '11 YES Kosovo alumni at SOS Children's Village in Pristina. In November, we YES alumni in Kosovo held our yearly activity at SOS Children’s Village in Pristina, much beloved by the children and alumni alike.  We helped the children there to make Christmas and New Year’s ...

Visit to the Eldery House in Pristina

December 5, 2013    Kosovo, volunteering
By Tringe Sokoli, YES Kosovo ‘11 Alumni setting up snacks and treats On October 19, a sunny Saturday afternoon, five of us visited the Elderly House in Pristina, Kosovo for the second time this year.  We picked up cakes and drinks and showed up at the facility after the residents ...

Habitat for Humanity in Bulgaria

December 5, 2013    Bulgaria, Habitat for Humanity, volunteering
Lili Valtcheva, YES Alumni Coordinator for Bulgaria Lili and other Habitat volunteers on site. This is the third month I’ve volunteered with Habitat for Humanity in Bulgaria. I really feel like they are my family now because even though we are small group of volunteers, we always have fun helping ...

Together We Do Better--Recognizing International Day for Persons with Disabilities

December 5, 2013    disabilities, health, Montenegro, volunteer
Ksenija Popovic, A-SMYLE Montenegro ‘07 Ksenija and her fellow representatives from the Montenegrin Medical Students International Committee On November 22nd I took part in a project called “Together We Do Better”, which was created and organized by the Montenegrin Medical Students International Committee (MoMSIC).  This project was inspired by the ...