volunteering as an attitude

Meet “Youth In Passion” EVS volunteers’13-14

***Shoghik from Armenia*** Greetings form Armenia Hello, I am Shoghik from Armenia! I am 25 years old! I am very excited to come to Estonia and start my EVS experience. … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

Putting oneself to the test

Carlos and Alessandro came from southern lands to Estonia to test their volunteer’s profiles and to add a new culture to their backgrounds. Is it good? “It’s better”, they say. … Continue reading

May 17, 2013 · Leave a comment

Short term in a long ride

Text: Rute Barbedo Picture: Stefano Zito When we hear them talking, it seems they see the whole surrounding as an extension of themselves. Roberto and Alejandro came to Estonia to … Continue reading

April 9, 2013 · Leave a comment

Stefano and the smiley absence of Nutella

Text: Rute Barbedo What makes a young man keen to informatics and travelling want to work in the field of disabilities? „Curiosity“ might be the right answer. Stefano Zito, volunteer … Continue reading

March 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

The winter of Bahar: a tragicomedy in Estonia

Text: Rute Barbedo There are many possible titles for the movie that Yusuf Bahar is living in Tallinn, but one could certainly be “Spring is coming” – the promise that … Continue reading

March 12, 2013 · Leave a comment

Making noise with THE SOUND OF(F)

After marking the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, in December, Invert to Alert initiative continues raising awareness in  Estonia. The exhibition THE SOUND OF(F) – open until the 29th … Continue reading

March 7, 2013 · Leave a comment

Estonia united with One Billion Rising campaign

When Zsuzsa Földes, a volunteer from Hungary, found out One Billion Rising campaign, a decision came very fast into her mind: let’s do it in Estonia! So, she started to … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

“Being a volunteer is like a Monopoly game”

András Magai is a volunteer who came from Hungary to Estonia to work in Elva Väikelastekodu, a substitute home painted by the calm of two lakes and the vibrant energy … Continue reading

February 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

An Italian day in Keila

Text and pictures: Rute Barbedo 12 am – Although Enrico Francone likes long sleeping mornings, this day is particular. Around 10 am he was already kneading the dough and preparing … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Learning the verb “to go”

Text: Rute Barbedo One brunette crosses the corridor, again and again, with stacks of papers under her arm. No glasses, no pen on the right ear, no high hills and … Continue reading

February 13, 2013 · Leave a comment