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Day of the Girl!

October 23, 2014    Albania
By Olta Myslimi '12, YES Alumni Coordinator for Albania On October 17, YES alumni organized a discussion about International Day of the Girl at the American Corner in Tirana, Albania. The discussion covered gender quality, female integration in our society, the importance of girls’ education in developing countries and its ...

Roma Youth Tutoring Center

October 22, 2014
By Simona Ristovska, YES Alumni Coordinator for Macedonia Roma Youth Students having a celebration in the Roma Youth Center Students who go to the Roma Youth Center together with alumna Lebishka Seloska '14 on the right   The Roma Youth Center is a YES alumni project which is focused on ...

YES Alumni Celebrate International Women's Day

October 10, 2014    International Women's Day, macedonia
By Marija Indova '12, YES Alumni Coordinator for Macedonia Alum Ljupche Stojanov '13 giving the ladies carnations Every year on the 8th of March YES Alumni Macedonia visit the home for elderly "Mother Theresa" in Skopje to mark International Women's Day. The aim of the visit is to spend some ...

Learning about Valentine's Day in Macedonia

October 10, 2014    Braka Ramiz Hamid, macedonia
By Marija Indova '12, YES Alumni Coordinator for Macedonia Card made by one of the students Since Valentine’s Day is being more widely celebrated in Macedonia, YES Alumni decided to make a holiday workshop with school children. We wanted to share our perspective of Valentine’s Day that we gained from ...

20th Regional Session of European Youth Parliament Serbia

October 10, 2014    Serbia, Youth Parlaiment
By Dusan Ilic, Alumni Coordinator for Serbia European Youth Parliament is a youth organization that acts as a simulation of the actual European Parliament where young people discuss today’s problems and solutions. The participants are called delegates who are divided into committees (four in this case) and officials: Session President, ...

Global Youth Service Day Project - "Go Green!"

October 10, 2014    Global Youth Service Day, Serbia
By Nemanja Miltenovic, A-SMYLE Serbia '13 For Global Youth Service Day, my friend Maja Pejcinovic ('13 A-SMYLE alumna) and I decided to do something that was much needed in our beloved city of Belgrade - a cleanup! We noticed that there has been a lot of trash lying around in ...

Renovation and Clean-Up Project

October 10, 2014    Bulgaria
by Lili Valtcheva 11', Alumni Coordinator for Bulgaria Let's plant some flowers ;) In May, YES alumni in Bulgaria gathered for a renovation and clean-up project in their community. The activity involved many activities such as cleaning the playground, planting flowers, repainting and renovating benches, making the area around the ...

Give a little, Help a lot

October 10, 2014    macedonia
By Marija Indova '12,  YES Alumni Coordinator for Macedonia The holiday season is all about family, love, and kindness. We are reminded that what matters the most in life is the people around us, the ones we love and the way we treat them. That is exactly what inspired YES ...

Volunteer labor – Friendship and Public Interest

October 10, 2014    Bulgaria, YES, yes alumni
By Peter Ivanov, YES Bulgaria '13 The sport playground - time for renovation Recently I organized a project with the Bulgarian YES Alumni Association. The project was the renovation of a sports park on the premises of a University in my neighborhood. I was helped by my friends and classmates. ...