BRAVO is using tools and knowledge that gets you from thinking about a new business idea, the problem you are solving, the business model and all the important aspects to make it a success. We are also offering support to SMSs.
We will guide you through a simple step-by-step process that builds on and integrates best practices and tools from entrepreneurial pioneers and will also give you advice and support your way to success.
BRAVO with a network of over 200 partner organizations and companies is offering possibilities for extending your field of work on the international market, helping you to find associates in other countries in the world.
Module 1 of the First “Erasmus+ #BOOTCAMP” has just finished!
We are super excited to be starting this journey with some amazing people coming from cities and organizations from all over Bosnia and Herzegovina! We strongly believe that the first words of a great story have just been written!
Biggest and warmest thanks to all those who took part in Module 1!
This project is financed by the European Commission through the Erasmus Plus Program. This publication reflects the view only of the author, and the European Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained therein. By Erasmus+ rules organizers will cover travel costs, accommodation and food. As part of ESC you will have provided accommodation, food and pocket money.
Name of the project: “CHANGING THE WORLD FROM MY NEIGHBOURHOOD” Date of Project:08.08.2020 – 03. 10. 2020. Projects duration: 2 months Hosting & Coordinating Organisation: “SYNCRO” Sending organization: “BRAVO” Place: Zagreb, Croatia Participants: 1 volunteer (18– 30 years old ) Working language: English or/and Croatian Deadline for applying: 05.08.2020.
BRAVO announces a call for 1 volunteer for an ESC in Barcelos, Portugal from September 2020. for citizens of B&H and those living in this country.
Name of the project: “Better Together” Type of the activity: European Solidarity Corps – Volunteering Project Date of Project: From September 2020 – ESC stage duration: 12 months Hosing organization: SOPRO – Solidarity and Promotion Sending organization: “BRAVO” Place: Barcelos, Portugal Participants: 18 – 30 years old Working language: English – Portuguese Deadline for applying: 13.08.2020.
Due to the COVID-19 situation all over the world, we inform you about possible date changes and all other information related to this issue.
The “Better Together” is a project that aims to provide opportunities for young people with fewer opportunities in order to promote diversity, taking into account the characteristics of each partner. It is a Volunteering Project, which aims to challenge and strengthen the local community, which will receive 4 volunteers between 18 and 30 years old, for a 12 months project. The participants are from Bosnia and Herzegovina, France, Greece and Spain.
The profile of the volunteer intended is someone with training in plastic arts, arts, crafts, sport and environmental activities. Someone to innovate in the daily activities of the Elderly Day Centre and maintaining the SOPRO’s garden and farming.
• Organization of intercultural activities, workshops, exhibitions, lectures, creative spaces, painting, language clubs; • Reflection activities on the themes of the European Union; • Work on the importance of interacting on an equal basis, on valuing differences and stimulating intercultural dialogue; • Supporting the daily tasks; • Organize activities that promote European Solidarity Corps and Erasmus+.
• The volunteers will perform their activities in Elderly Center or at the Environmental Education Center of Esposende The goal is to organize activities for the elderly, support in the daily tasks, sports, handcrafts. Organize thematic days such as Christmas, Easter, Valentine’s Day, Women’s Day among others, with the aim of improving behaviours. • Participate in SOPRO’s campaigns: Collection of school material and food in the supermarkets and other activities and campaigns that arise during this volunteering project. • Other: support the activities of SOPRO, fundraising initiatives (helping to seek and compete for international applications), support on international exchange mobilities, attend meetings of international volunteers destined for Mozambique and help to establish international partnerships. • Ideas own/projects and suggestions for supporting the organization of sports activities, cultural events, exhibitions traditions of their country.
Food and Accommodation
The volunteer will live in shared house/apartment with other volunteers in a double room, with shared living room, kitchen, laundry and social facilities.
Volunteers will have monthly FOOD allowance and POCKET MONEY.
Travel budget – Airport OPORTO
The nearest airport is Porto Airport (Sá Carneiro) 50 km from Barcelos. This is the budget for the entire travel including (round trip) plane, train and/or bus. This doesn’t include taxis. SOPRO will reimburse your actual costs, with the presentation of invoices of the trip.
The best away to come to Barcelos is when you arrive at Oporto Airport you must take the subway (METRO) to Porto Campanhã Train Station and here you have to buy the train ticket to Barcelos city.
Please buy tickets only for the trains IR – InterRegional, U – Urbano or R – Regional. On the other trains, we DON’T support the refund of the trip.
European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)
We recommend that all participants from partner countries bring the European Health Insurance Card, please check the expiration date. We suggest that each participant do their additional travel insurance for the duration of the project, including travel days. The cost of this insurance is at the expense of the participant.
ABOUT HOSTING ORGANIZATION
SOPRO – Solidarity and Promotion, was founded in 1996 by a group of young volunteers students from La Salle College, has its headquarters in college in Barcelos, Portugal. SOPRO is recognized as a Non-Governmental Organization for Development (NGO) with the Statute of Public Utility Entity, Non-profit. SOPRO develops its activities and projects to international and local levels guided by the following values: solidarity, cooperation, education as a universal right, justice, respect and volunteering work.
Internationally, SOPRO develops the international Volunteering Program in Mozambique with the support of the Portuguese volunteers who work on projects in the area of Education and Development. In Erasmus+ projects SOPRO receives and sends volunteers through CES. In Portugal SOPRO is receiving short and long-term projects approved in Portugal and in other partner countries.
Barcelos is a Portuguese city in the District of Braga, in the North region, with around 20.625 persons. Located about 40 minutes from Porto Airport, near Braga, Viana do Castelo, Esposende, Ponte de Lima and Famalicão. Barcelos is a small town, considered a safe city, a city where you can walk freely on the street and arrive on foot anywhere.
Barcelos is internationally known for the Barcelos Rooster, one of the symbols of Portugal, for the handmade pottery, for it’s traditional market, culture, for the “Camino de Santiago” … and the rest you will have time to discover yourself!
📍Postoji nekoliko stvari na koje smo kao organizacija iznimno ponosni, ali smo najponosniji na našu mrežu prijatelja i partnera kako na lokalnom tako i međunarodnom nivou.
👉 Danas smo imali priliku da potpišemo Memorandum o razumijevanju i formaliziramo našu suradnju sa dragom Fondacijom Izvor nade. Iznimno smo sretni i počastvovani da imamo priliku da surađujemo sa ovom Fondacijom, ali i da udružimo naše snage za sve nadolazeće aktivnosti i odlične stvari za mlade u BiH!
💡Fondacija “Izvor nade” je probosanska, apolitička, humanitarna, neovisna, nevladina, neprofitabilna i dobrovoljna institucija koja djeluje na području Federacije Bosne i Hercegovine u skladu sa ustavom, zakonima i opšteusvojenim univerzalnim humanim i etičkim principima sa ciljem unapređenja obrazovnih, kulturnih, duhovnih i tradicijskih vrijednosti đaka, studenata i drugih građana, te promocijom dobra u svim segmentima društva.
📍There are various things we are proud on, but having strong network of friends and partners is on top of our list!
👉 Today is one of those days when we got a chance to sign a Memorandum of understanding and formalize our friendship and partnership with our dear Izvor nade! We are excited to be able to join our resources and strength in the upcoming projects!
💡Foundation “Source of Hope” is a pro-Bosnian, non-political, humanitarian, independent, non-government, non-profit and charity institution which operates in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina according to the constitution, law and universal human and ethical principles with the aim of improving educational, cultural, spiritual and traditional values of pupils, students and other citizens, and of promoting good in all segments of society.
Fondacija “Izvor nade” danas je potpisala memorandum o razumijevanju i saradnji sa organizacijom BRAVO – Bosnian Representative Association for Valuable Opportunities.
Direktor Fondacije “Izvor nade” Tarik Agetović i direktor BRAVO organizacije Ismail Šehić kazali su prilikom potpisivanja da će navedena saradnja biti posebno od koristi mladima u Bosni i Hercegovini.
“Postoji nekoliko stvari na koje smo kao organizacija iznimno ponosni, ali smo najponosniji na našu mrežu prijatelja i partnera kako na lokalnom tako i međunarodnom nivou. Danas smo imali priliku da potpišemo Memorandum o razumijevanju i formaliziramo našu suradnju sa dragom Fondacijom Izvor nade.
Iznimno smo sretni i počastvovani da imamo priliku da surađujemo sa ovom Fondacijom, ali i da udružimo naše snage za sve nadolazeće aktivnosti i odlične stvari za mlade u BiH”, kazao je Ismail Šehić, direktor BRAVO organizacije.
Tarik Agetović, direktor Fondacije “Izvor nade” kazao je kako će stipendisti Fondacije već od nastupajuće akademske godine biti uključeni u određene zajedničke aktivnosti ove dvije organizacije.
“Raduje nas da smo potpisali ugovor s BRAVO organizacijom čiji predstavnici neumorno rade na poboljšanju standarda mladih u BiH, obezbijeđuju različite prilike za učešće u projektima Evropske unije, organiziraju radionice i seminare te drugim aktivnostima doprinose poboljšanju položaja mladih”, kazao je Agetović.
Memorandumom su predviđene zajedničke aktivnosti na planu unapređenja obrazovanja i kulture u oblastima unapređenju vršnjačkog mentorstva kao preventivnog načina djelovanja protiv vršnjačkog nasilja; unapređenju rada studentskih domova i studentskog smještaja; učešću u kreiranju i pripremi javnih politika koje se tiču obrazovanja i kulture u BiH, donošenju propisa i drugih opštih akata; razvoju volonterizma; edukacijama o projektima EU namijenjenih mladima u BiH i Evropi; istraživanju položaja mladih u BiH; apliciranje na lokalne, nacionalne i međunarodne projekte u svojstvu partnera te razvoju i podršci mladih lidera i liderki u BiH.