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3 12, 2018

Freezing cold

December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release|

It has been a fast going week. Full of interesting activities and nice experiences. Even if the weather is turning into grey and darkness, I managed -with a little help- to find the colourful resistance of Romania.  Somehow I fixed last week's bitter taste: the kids are able to see farther than I thought. They [...]

28 11, 2018

Stories in the bonfire IV: Meeting with the liliputians

November 28th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events|

This week has ben more relaxed. We used the monday mornig to find out how we can fix our schedule to do all the things we have to do. So now I know what is our free time and I can plan things. It's a busy schelude but well, we are here to work. And [...]

28 11, 2018

FEELS LIKE HOME

November 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, Projects|

What a tiring week. Plenty of activities and emotions: nerves, excitement and, of course, frustration. How challenging can some 6 years old be? How did it come that expressing myself became so difficult? I was already aware of the importance of words; but, suddenly, I have realized how powerful the non-verbal communication is: a look, [...]

23 11, 2018

Chapter 3: Every week is a change!

November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

I start this text saying " time flies". But this time it´s used in the best possible way. I could not be happier and more grateful for the way that everything is happening naturally and always with the main objective achieved, feel good and useful. It has been weeks of brainstorming, cultural learning, sharing moments... [...]

23 11, 2018

Since 2 months in baia mare

November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

It's been almost 2 months now that i'm in romania. We have to start our mission with the children in schools, foster houses... We also participate in differently events in the city ( flasmob with other volunteers of another associations the event against domestic violence...). Here it's starting to get cold, i put on my [...]

23 11, 2018

Stories in the bonfire III: “Let the children come to me”

November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

And after the calm, here comes the storm... Something changed this week. The previous week were more or less relaxed: we had the Summit, we started to go to some schools, we organised activities, etc. But this week was an explossion of work. Somedays I had no time even to think. We were going to [...]

14 11, 2018

Loneliness for reflection

November 14th, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

One month is gone already. A month in which I have felt all the seasons, I have gone through ups and downs and I have had plenty of welcomes and goodbyes. I have just learned how to be a citizen of Baia Mare: get used to the early sunset and to the cold in the [...]

31 10, 2018

The week that somehow changed our minds!

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Events, Press release, Projects|

Last week, we went to Bucharest for the On-Arrival Training that took place at the RIN GRAND Hotel. It was 7 days of much knowledge, learning, harmony, happiness, friendship, sharing and culture. The trip until Bucharest it was a surprise but also fun because we tried for the first time travel for 12 hours by [...]

31 10, 2018

Stories in the bonfire II: Exodus (on arrival training in Bucharest)

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Once upon a time there was an andalusian sheppard... that decided to travel far far away... The last weekend was the mandatory on-arrival training for all the volunteers that came to Romania in the past two months. So,imagine, 75 people from 11 countries and even more cultures, all together in a hotel working together. I [...]

29 10, 2018

Bucharest’s beauty

October 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

We have been out on Bucarest for a week. Our On Arrival Training (OAT) has been brilliant. Full of emotion, new knowledge, fun and, mostly, new interesting people with whom we had the opportunity to share our thoughts and our life for a while. We came from 13 different countries, what made this experience incredibly [...]