Watch our videos and learn more about the projects and the people in context of "Social Projects Abroad".
Can a handicapped young person in a wheel chair learn to paraglide? Find out when you see this video about the truly amazing Polish organization, called Podaj Dalej. It works with young handicapped people in the city of Konin.
Watch how Mária and her colleagues work with children who have been abused by their parents or others. In Nitra, Slovakia, at the Sun Center, the children can get therapy and several forms of help:
Even if you are handicapped you can still learn and enjoy life. In Medias, Romania, Maria and her associates have established a wonderful center that gives training to handicapped youngsters.
In Sacele in Romania Daniel Hristea and his wife Ema, together with a large group of coworkers and volunteers are doing fantastic work with Roma families. Their latest idea is to construct a vocational center for young people in the area. Watch this video about this energetic couple and their achievements.
State funded training and therapy in Romania are limited for children and young people with autism. Thus it is great that organizations as ANCAAR in Bucharest have established possibilities for this group. Watch ANCAAR in their new building and see the training.
In October 2016 a number of gifted Roma students in The Czech Republic received scholarships to go on in further education. The event was celebrated in one of Prague´s splendid palaces by the organization Romea.
There is only one place in Bulgaria that provides a combination of therapy for handicapped children, counseling of parents and education of social workers in how to help handicapped children and their families. The institution is Karin Dom, placed by the beautiful Black Sea in Varna.
All over Bulgaria, Mincho Benov and his colleagues in the organization Habitat for Humanity support families with small loans so that they can make improvements of their homes. See the video about such a family a short distance outside Targoviste.
In Varna, Bulgaria a conference for all the projects supported by THE VELUX FOUNDATIONS was arranged in October 2016. Among the topics up for discussion was the question of how the NGO-sector can be strengthened in Bulgaria.
The wonderful theater group BIS BARD has a boarding school for disadvantaged children in Rusalia, Bulgaria. Apart from the regular school subject the children are doing drama and different forms of arts and crafts.
Learn about the Restart Shop in Prague and learn about the activities here. Young people are trained for future work. Irena and Martina are the directors of this project. They also run a unique mobile social service for young people and children in the rural areas of the Czech Republic.
Several hundred people were present in a conference in Varna, Bulgaria to hear about new forms of therapies for handicapped children. See a little video from the conference.
Lucie from the language school META in Prague in this video describes the interesting project in which young migrants are taught the Czech language. See and listen to Lucie as she explains more.
Sebastian and his co-workers provide education, job training and also apartments for autistic youngsters in Zielona Gora, in Western Poland. See the happy autists and their outstanding work in this video.