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Egyesek Coaching Training was an educational program focused on improving basic coaching and mentoring skills. It happened from 22nd to 31st of May 2019. Organized by the Egyesek Youth Association from Hungary, with its partners Smokinya Foudation, Solidarity Mission, ESTYES, L’Arca del Blues, ZigZag Prin Romania and Ticket2Europe, this event […]

Coaching Training in Hungary


YMCA Kicks-Off Staff Training! On March 23, YMCA hosted an all-day camp staff training at Nova International Schools in Skopje. Attendees included 80 soon-to-be Facilitators, Counselors, Counselors-in-Training, and Support Staff across Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP) and Girls Leading Our World (GLOW) — our premier leadership development programs. For the […]

Orientation Training for Staff 2019





Here we publish three posts from our guest blogger the Macedonian Kid, about the YMLP camp! Enjoy! PART I Chants, core values, s’mores and rough camping. If you know what those four things have in common that means you have been to the Young Men’s Leadership Project (YMLP). For those […]

Just Another YMLP Thing


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GLOW and YMLP Clubs Leading Positive Change in Their Communities! Every year, our GLOW and YMLP campers reconvene in their communities to initiate and lead a series of service projects throughout Macedonia. All service projects are developed within regional YMLP and GLOW clubs – local, youth-led clubs which empower young […]

GLOW & YMLP Service Projects 2018


Mosaic was European Voluntary Service trying to merge several different aspects of life and making them work together, blending them into one big picture. Done mostly in Bitola, it was a service project for two Spanish volunteers, Lidia and Andrea, and one Romanian, Luca. First important aspect of the whole […]

Mosaic in Bitola