Tag Archives: Slovakia

Slovak Development Volunteers as inspiring Faces of migration

Have you ever wondered how international volunteers’ views of global challenges and future plans change after their long-term stay in low-income countries? Have you realized how both the hosting organisations, as well as the sending organisations at home grow together … Continue reading

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Spoznávať nové kultúry a scitlivovať obyvateľstvo počas Svetového dňa utečencov a utečeniek

V nedeľu na podujatí Nedeľná paráda v Starej tržnici sa budete môcť dozvedieť, ako konkrétne projekt STEP 3 humanitárnej a rozvojovej organizácie ADRA Slovensko podporuje klientov a klientky, ktorí boli nútení opustiť svoje domovy. Vďaka podpore zo strany „adry“ sa snažia začať nový život … Continue reading

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V biznis inkubátore sa menia zraniteľné kenské ženy na podnikateľky (Rozhovor)

Pôsobila ako dobrovoľníčka v Rwande, no nakoniec sa usadila v Keni. Práve tu si vie predstaviť i svoje ďalšie dlhodobé pôsobenie. Pod hlavičkou OZ Dvojfarebný svet v Eldorete koordinuje rozvojový projekt, ktorý výučbovými kurzami a pobytom v biznis inkubátore podporuje ženy z marginalizovaného prostredia v snahe … Continue reading

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Become community organizers and help your own community!

Great Lakes Consortium (GLC) for international training and development invites professionals from any region of Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia to apply for participation in a 42-day fellowship in the U.S.A.. Program’s manager, dr. Elizabeth Balint, encourages submissions by … Continue reading

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MediaAboutDev editor-in-chief at PechaKucha Night Auckland

“Despite my age I remember many important moments from Velvet revolution (1989). After Iron curtain fell down (and also later – after Czechoslovakia break up in 1993) many U.S. volunteers arrived to my home country / Slovakia as English-teachers. They … Continue reading

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Professional Fellows Alumni create incubator for community organizing reflection and initiatives

Fifty inspiring leaders from four European countries shared their small victories at the ‘Professional Fellows Alumni Reunion’ in the High Tatras in order to get professional feedback and support from U.S. mentors, as well as other Professional Fellows Alumni in … Continue reading

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Presence of community organizing in Slovak practise

In Slovakia we observe and experience in practice several fundamental strategies of work with communities to address their issues – social service delivery, advocacy and community development. Community organizing (the fourth strategy of community work) is still very rarely used … Continue reading

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Boba Markovič Baluchová – rozhovor pre blog YJTE2015

YJTE: Ako ste sa Vy dostali do kontaktu s písaním a žurnalistikou? BMB: Počas štúdia na svojej prvej vysokej škole (prírodovedného smeru: štúdium geológie na PriF UK) som začala pracovať v internetovom študentskom rádiu TLIS v Mlynskej doline. Bavilo ma … Continue reading

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Slovak analyst as a part of Slovak national radio talk about Slovak ODA and MDGs

Boba Baluchová – journalist, teacher and development analyst. In 2013 she coordinated development cooperation project in Kenya with focus on malnutrition reduction; in 2014 she prepared developing volunteers for their voluntary service in developing countries. A few months ago she … Continue reading

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To destroy our prejudices & stereotypes about other countries

Czechoslovakia as socialistic country (under the Soviet influence) used to provide international aid as a part of solidarity gesture to other socialistic countries until the year 1989. After the Velvet revolution Slovakia became the beneficiary of overseas assistance – country … Continue reading

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