The People behind Amalipe Emblem

 

Dear reader:),

The moment has come to introduce ourselves - who are we, the people committed to Amalipe's mission

Our team has grown considerably to more than 25 people:)

In order to get a better idea of who we are, we are going to tell you about everyone involved in our projects and after that each person will mention a few words about who he/she is, what his/her life mission is, what are the things he/she finds important to remember about himself/herself

Since the major sphere in which Amalipe started its activity is education,  first, we are going to introduce the educational projects, of course, preceded by introducing the people who dared dreaming of a different future which eventually led to the creation of Amalipe. They are: 

Deyan Kolev - Chairperson of Amalipe Center, Higher Education degree  in Philosophy, guided by philosophical views

Teodora Krumova - Deputy Chairperson of Amalipe Center, Higher Education degree in Archaeology, innovating views:)

Danny Kuncheva - Accountant, Higher Education degree  in Accounting, gifted in calculations :)

Yavor Hristov - Office Manager, Occupation -  Economist, trying to stick to his economic views

Educational Projects:

"Prevention of the Drop-out of Roma children ", funded by ''America for Bulgaria'' Foundation

"Scholarship Fund" Program, funded by ''America for Bulgaria'' Foundation

" Ethnicity Folklore Classes  - Roma Folklore SIP Classes", implemented by Amalipe

 

Mariya Balkandzhieva - Activity Coordinator  in the Program "Prevention of the Drop-out of Roma Children ", also implementing the ideas of "Ethnicity Folklore Classes  - Roma Folklore SIP Classes" Program, Expert in Educational Integration under ''Empowering of the Powerless during Crisis'' Program. Graduate in Philosophy, broad-minded views:)

Svetlana Boyadzhieva - Project Assistant within the "Prevention of the Drop-out of Roma Children " Program, Higher Education Degree in English Philology, tolerant attitude :)

Tanya Vanova - Technical Assistant in the "Prevention of the Drop-out of Roma Children " Program, also carrying out ideas formulated within the "Ethnicity Folklore Classes  - Roma Folklore SIP Classes", Higher Education Master's Degree in Education Management, with feet firmly on the ground

Tsveta Antonova, Pavlina Koleva, Neli Nikolova and Yonka Danova are regional coordinators within the "Prevention of the Drop-out of Roma Children " Program - they operate at regional level and are our direct link with schools

Stefka Blagoeva  - Technical Assistant within the "Scholarship Fund to Support Students in the High School" Program. An undergraduate student, very positive personality:)

Social Projects: "Promoting Participatory Fieldwork at Grass-root Level  in Traditional and Marginal Roma Groups'' funded by the European Commission Program DAPHNE

Project ''To touch the Untouchable: combatting mainstream and new Anti-Roma Stereotypes'', funded by the Fundamental Rights and Citizenship Program of the European Commission

Project "To Empower the Powerless during Crisis", funded by Open Society Institute

Silvia Boyanova - Program Coordinator  within the Project "Promoting Participatory Fieldwork at Grass-root Level  in Traditional and Marginal Roma Groups'' Occupation - social worker, clear views and critical thinking:)

Atanas Stoyanov - Technical Assistant in the Project "Promoting Participatory Fieldwork at Grass-root Level  in Traditional and Marginal Roma Groups''. Occupation - primary school and English Language teacher.

Also we don't have to skip mentioning our Coordinators of the local Community Centers working in the framework of the Project "Promoting Participatory Fieldwork at Grass-root Level  in Traditional and Marginal Roma Groups'': Miroslav Iliev, Galya Mladenova, Yordan Stanev, Minka Dimitrova, Shefkiya Rangelova, Emiliya Ilieva, Ganka Hrisotva, Ivan Todorov, Nikola Furnadzhiev, Angelina Demirova.

Tanya Andreeva  - coordinator in the Project "To Empower the Powerless during Crisis". A dreamer :)

Social Projects: "Promoting Participatory Fieldwork at Grass-root Level  in Traditional and Marginal Roma Groups'' funded by the European Commission Program DAPHNE

 

Healthcare Projects: 

"HIV/AIDS Prevention and Control" Program, Component 7: Reducing Vulnerability to HIV among Young People at Greatest Risk (15-24) funded by the Ministry of Healthcare

 Strengthening of the National Program for Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Bulgaria" Program, funded by the Ministry of Healthcare

"Community Monitoring and Access to Healthcare Services in the Roma Community" Project

"Training in Advocacy Skills of Students of Medicine from the Roma Ethnic Minority" Project

Momchil Baev  - Coordinator  of Component 7, Organizational Assistant of Component 5 of the ''Prevention of Tuberculosis'' Program and Organizational Coordinator of "Training in Advocacy Skills" Project. Social Worker with venturesome views.:)

Lybomir Lazarov  Project Coordinator of ''Community Monitoring of the Access to Healthcare Services of Vulnerable Ethnic Minorities" Project

Anka Andreeva  - local level coordinator and Technical Assistant under ''Community Monitoring of the Access to Healthcare Services of Vulnerable Ethnic Minorities"

Tanya Andreeva   - local level coordinator under "Community Monitoring'' Project and fieldwork Assistant in the  ''Prevention of Tuberculosis '' Project

Gabriela Danailova - fieldwork Assistant in the  ''Prevention of Tuberculosis '' Project

Valentin Vasilev  - local level coordinator under "Community Monitoring'' Project and fieldwork Assistant in the  ''Prevention of Tuberculosis '' Project