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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Help Us and Donate

Davor Tunjić, Marta Knežević, and Nadina Kapidžić, YES Bosnia and Herzegovina '13 recently won YES project funds to carry out the project Help Us and Donate (or Pomozi i doniraj) in Tuzla.  The project was one of almost 10 region-wide that engaged newly-returned YES and A-SMYLE alumni by challenging them ...

Give a Smile

October 16, 2013    Albania, orphanage, volunteering
By Arber Dumani, YES Albania, ‘12 Arber dancing with the children at the orphanage. During my year in the United States, I had the chance to have classes with children who are mentally challenged.  Spending time with them was one of the most amazing things I have e ver done ...

Volunteering in Sofia

October 16, 2013    Bulgaria, orphanage, volunteering
By Lili Valtcheva, YES Bulgaria ‘11 Last December, two of my friends and I decided to apply to be volunteers at an orphanage in Sofia.  In April, the orphanage contacted us about when we could begin.  It was a hard process, which is one reason that it is not a ...