iHIGHER project start – Meet the volunteer Ilze


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DONE 1-2 August – Advanced Planning Visit to Sofia
ONGOING 1 September 2018 – 31 August 2019, Bulgaria
1 place taken by a resident of Spain and 1 by a resident of Latvia

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iHIGHER – volunteering for youth participation and employability, long-term volunteering project under Erasmus+ (EVS)
1-2 August 2018 – Advanced Planning Visit (APV)
1 September 2018 – 31 August 2019 – Project activities
Sofia, Bulgaria
Participating countries: Latvia, Spain

Hello! My name is Ilze Rozeberga and I am going to be a volunteer for 1 year at Smokinya Foundation. I´m 19 years old and was born and lived in Latvia. I have recently finished high school and for about half of the year before graduation I decided to go abroad – with traveling or being a volunteer – in which way it didn’t matter to me.

Step by step – keeping this decision in a secret from many people for a long time – hard and challenging, but finally I´m here – in Bulgaria. Volunteering abroad was one of my dreams so practically I came to Bulgaria to follow my dream.

I decided to become a volunteer because I really enjoy helping others at the same time developing myself.
I believe that this is going to be an interesting journey – learning in informal way, every day being in different situations, in different country – it is challenging and exciting at the same time. I really want to learn how to develop my competences and skills that I already have and who knows, maybe I will find something that I didn’t even know have existed all the time. And even more – being here in Sofia I will be able to learn about completely different culture and maybe even manage to fit perfectly in it. Will see how it goes!

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More information: Info letter

Participation contribution: FREE of charge, Erasmus+ programme covers participation in this project.

Should you have a question, contact us: info@smokinya.com.

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iHIGHER project start – Meet the volunteer Ilze