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11 Aug 2019
START ACADEMY SOFIA is a non-governmental organization aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attitudes of disadvantaged students and young people from marginalized groups, especially those who have  or are at risk of dropping out of school....
09 Jun 2019
HOPe Restaurant, created and run by the Foundation for Social Change and Inclusion (FSCI) NGO in Sofia, Bulgiaria, is a 'restaurant with excellent food and a noble mission'.  HOPe Restaurant opened its doors in September 2016, and has since offered ...
03 Jun 2019
The Know-How Center for the Alternative Care for Children (NBU), and the Reflective Learning Bulgaria Association have created a training tool for the ‘Firefly’ project, developed by SOS Children's Villages Bulgaria in partnership with SOS Children'...
18 May 2019
The National Network for Children, Bulgaria, announced two new services for children at risk officially opened in the city of Kazanlak: the Emergency Center for Accommodating Children at Risk, and the Blue Room in the Center for Public Support. The...
18 Jan 2019
The National Network for Children (Bulgaria) shared that a WHO Initiative presented its COSI (Childhood Obesity Surveillance Initiative) report at the end of 2018. The report has presented its results for 10 years now and has included more than 300,...
27 Dec 2018
One of the best news for December in Bulgaria is that the Parliament finally adopted the new Disability Act after years of protests by mothers of disabled children. Following the adoption of the new law, people with disabilities will receive more...
05 Nov 2018
The Bulgarian Ministry of Health will coordinate a major preventive campaign against the use and distribution of narcotics by students across the country via the National Center for Addictions and its 28 Preventive and Information Centers units. The...
20 Aug 2018
The Bulgarian ombudsman Maya Manolova commented that in 2021 a new state body will replace the Agency for Social Assistance, the National Network for Children shared. Manolova mentioned this prospect during a meeting with representatives of disabled...
25 Jun 2018
The director of the National Center for Public Health and Analysis, Hristo Hinkov, reported that the level of child mortality in Bulgaria is two times higher than the average for all countries in the European Union, according to the National Network...
12 Jul 2017
A recent study published on 12 July 2017 by the Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion (CASE) at the London School of Economics suggests that a family’s income affects directly a child’s life prospects. The findings suggest that family income...

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