Homemade soap

Homemade soap

Under the European Solidarity Corps project, our volunteers have created a creativity club and every week they implement different kind of activities. last week they tried to make homemade soap and the result was very impressive

Celie, a volunteer from France is the leader of creativity club and she tells more about the homemade soap.

Why should you make handmade soap ? 

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“I know this project will be one of the biggest experience in my life”   – says Tamara from Georgia

“I know this project will be one of the biggest experience in my life” – says Tamara from Georgia

Are you ready to read a new post about our volunteer from Georgia? 🙂

My name is Tamara. I’m 25 years old and I’m from Georgia. I live in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi. It’s a beautiful city with a lot of activities, with old and modern architecture together, beautiful parks, squares, places to visit and with amazing people.

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Living in Krakow  is really nice, because…

Living in Krakow is really nice, because…

IB Polska is happy to share a very good news with you: From March 2021 We are able to host a new volunteer from France, who was studying in Krakow and decided to become a volunteer with us. 

My name is Etienne, I’m a French  22 years old guy. After a semester of history studying in Krakow, I decided to stay and become a volunteer. Joining the project of the IB Polska and working in a school with disabled kids is a great opportunity for me.

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Fighting with Zapiekanka calories

Fighting with Zapiekanka calories

It is a really hard time for everyone, especially for young people. when everything is closed and you must stay at home. We came to Poland at the beginning of Autumn and so far we have not been able to enjoy the city and discover all its excellent sides.

Our host organization tries everything to create comforts for us and the last week they offered us to spend Friday evening at the Trampoline, which is a huge place for burning calories and having fun. After several months of being at home and eating Zapieanka which is a traditional polish food, this idea seemed cool. This place was amazing to spend an hour with the people who are parts of our Polish family. Read more

“Dusty” museum

“Dusty” museum

For a foreign person, everything is new and strange in the new country. Despite that Poland is not very new and different from my country, I can boldly say that sometimes I am also surprised by Polish culture and differences.

Last week, the coordinator wrote to us about an opportunity for helping local people to clean the house of an elder guy, who has some health problems and can’t walk.
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Celie’s story – why is important to become a volunteer?

Celie’s story – why is important to become a volunteer?

are you ready to read one more story of our French volunteer ?!

My name is Célie. I am from France, near to Lyon city. I’m 24 years old. I graduated from a master’s degree in Information and Communication. I wanted to grow as a person, to experience living abroad and learning more about another culture and a new language, the ESC projects are the perfect choice for doing all the above mentioned!

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Lucia, a Spanish volunteer tells more about her volunteering life in Krakow

Lucia, a Spanish volunteer tells more about her volunteering life in Krakow

My name is Lucía I am 22 years old. I am a Spanish girl from Málaga, a beautiful city located in the south of Spain. Last year I finished my degree in business administration and economy and I was looking forward to a new experience to break with my routine. I love to spend my free time doing sports and trying to discover new ones. Since I was a child I practiced many of them like swimming, football, running, dancing, cycling, skating, surfing and of course yoga.

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What are the European Solidarity Corps projects and why did I decide to volunteer in France?

Nowadays there’re lots of possibilities to discover Europe by participating in different types of projects and initiatives.

European Solidarity Corps is an EU mobility which was created in order to improve people’s competencies thanks to informal education. It gives a chance to young people age from 18 to 30 years old to acquire new experience, live in a new country and look at life from a different perspective.
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Poland on my mind – Back to the country

Have you ever thought about volunteering? Have you ever seen yourself as a volunteer in a foreign country with different people and culture? Maybe yes, or not. But being a volunteer is an opportunity to help others, to use your knowledge and experiences for involving in activities which give you pleasure.

4 years ago, I came to Poland for studying, and I discovered beautiful people, delicious food and impressive culture. Watching beautiful buildings, exploring the old towns in different Polish cities and eating Pierogi and Zurek inspired me to come here again.
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Nele – a German volunteer in Krakow

Nele – a German volunteer in Krakow

I am 18 years old and finished school this summer. I love trying new things, finding challenges and meeting new people. I am a total fan of nature, anytime I am outside I feel the urge to be productive and to explore. With my family I have travelled to several countries like Namibia, Morocco, Greenland and Slovenia, so the interest in meeting new cultures and seeing different lifestyles came to me already at a young age.

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Selin – a 26 years old Turkish volunteer who still believes in unicorns and Santa Claus

Selin – a 26 years old Turkish volunteer who still believes in unicorns and Santa Claus

My name is Selin Mutlu. I am a 26 years old person who still believes in unicorns and Santa Claus. I am passionate about travelling and nature! I believe travelling always gives you the best stories. I adore the feeling that I have friends from four corners of the world. Trees are my best friends and surely, I can’t help telling of my flute.

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