Monthly Archives: January 2014



 THE WORLD OF INFORMATION The Internet- a mystical place where everything seems possible; where information is in the palm of your hand, where people all over the world can connect in a few seconds. The Internet has become an inevitable part of our daily routines and lives, so much so […]

DIGITAL ACTIVISM


“Don’t be afraid to try, because you never look back on life and smile at what you could have attempted. Joy only brightens your countenance over those things you did attempt” – Richelle E. Goodrich. Last year a door opened for me, and I walked through the door of Macedonia’s Model United Nations. […]

BE A UNITED NATIONS DELEGATE



Presentation of Erasmus+ in Bitola On December 23, 2013 in Bitola by the National Agency for European Educational Programs and Mobility was organized presentation of the long awaited Erasmus+ program from which many young people from across Europe have high expectations. Erasmus+ is a program from the European Union for […]

ERASMUS PLUS


On the occasion of Bitola’s Liberation Day, November 4, 2013, YMCA Bitola held its third annual illustration exhibition of “Science Fiction, Fantasy, Myths and Legends.” As in previous years, the exhibition was held at Café Dante located on Bitola’s famous Shirok Sokok, one of the places where young people spend […]

ILLUSTRATIONS EXHIBITION


The people in Spain have a quote: “La oportunidad se presenta tarde y se marcha pronto – The opportunity comes late and leaves early.“  As a little girl, I saw many Spanish soap operas and as a consequence I speak the language fluently. I have always dreamed of visiting this […]

LA MARAVILLA DE ESPANA




From October 3-6, 2013, I participated in the Pre-Conference which focused on working toward setting common standards for YMCA camps in Europe. The event was a meeting of a core group of YMCA leaders who initiated or have otherwise become involved in this program. At this event that was held […]

TOWARDS COMMON STANDARDS IN CAMPS




The World Alliance of YMCAs, together with 119 member YMCAs all over the world, is undertaking a transformative global civic engagement project known as One Million Voices (OMV). In each regional area of the world, youth voice is being solicited and opinions gathered. The World Alliance of YMCAs envisions this […]

ONE MILLION VOICES


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It has been one year since the beginning of my European Voluntary Service (EVS) experience, and I have had a small period of time, before starting a new project, to reflect about what I have accomplished in Macedonia. Now, I see my CV and there are more lines than before. […]

LIFE AFTER EVS


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YMCA held its Annual Assembly on October 22, 2013 at the Business Incubator and celebrated 10 years of actively serving the youth of Bitola. The Annual Assembly highlighted programs and activities from the last year into the Annual Report, and offered a detailed look into the work of YMCA Bitola […]

THE ANNUAL ASSEMBLY OF YMCA BITOLA