On 21.-27th November, in Cristuru Secuiesc, took place a Youth Exchange EMPathY: Emotional Management - The Path for Youth. There were 42 people from Portugal, Spain, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland.
The air is saturated of the burned kerosene by the planes and the yard outside the airport is full of snowdrifts on the ground: when I left the airport of Venice, it was snowing, unlike here is a sunny and cold day which welcomes me to Romania.
Maria is from Estonia, she is 19 years old and is a volunteer in kindergarten where she is teaching children English.
The Youth Association from Transylvania joined the Youth in Progress and Partnership for Equality and Exchange (YIPPEE) project to learn new methods and approaches and to give a new chance for the youth with fewer opportunities we work with to develop themselves by learning about Digital Storytelling and the UNs Sustainable Development Goals.
On October 1st 9 volunteers arrived to Romania for the ESC excperience in Cristuru Secuiesc to be a volunteer in Youth Association from Transylvania. There were three flows of volunteers from 2017 and on 1. October arrived the last one.
The Youth Association from Transylvania is hosting 26 volunteers from Estonia, Hungary, Portugal, Slovenia and Spain for an approved project which has 3 flows for 9-8-9 volunteers coming in Each flow. The flows start on the first of September 2017, first of April 2018 and first of October 2018 and last for 6 months each.