Causes

JAMBA

JAMBA

JAMBA is the Social Future Foundation's social enterprise and supports people with disabilities in learning useful skills and becoming competitive in the labour market.
 
Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation

Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation

The Bulgarian Biodiversity Foundation unites people with different ideas for the protection of Bulgarian nature. They are dedicated to preserving natural resources, changing the attitude towards protected areas and protected species and realizing the opportunities, benefits and responsibilities towards them. Therefore, they create a social enterprise in which they "bring together" people who love nature with small producers who develop their business in harmony with nature.
Workshop "The biskuits”

Workshop "The biskuits”

"The biskuits " workshop is part of the "Future for Children" Association. The social enterprise was created to support grown-up children with disabilities, providing them with conditions to build work skills and habits and providing them with employment opportunities. In the workshop, the young people make and decorate boutique cookies for various occasions - weddings, birthdays, baptisms, personal and company holidays, etc.
Society 528

Society 528

The "Society 528" association from Shumen believes that life among good people and pure nature is possible and easily achievable when we are together. They are dedicated to working with children and youth - the future owners of this world- to create a sustainable way of life and recycle waste from human activity.
      
Made With Love 21

Made With Love 21

Social enterprise "Made With Love 21" realizes handmade products of people with disabilities - artists and mothers of children with special needs. They organize and participate in creative workshops with various activities: modelling with clay, painting with coffee, decoupage, and making fabric products, with the participation of artists from the social enterprise.
 
Art Atelier "Tvorilnitsa"

Art Atelier "Tvorilnitsa"

In “Tvorilnitsa” Art Atelier, talented artists make textile products and invest directly in improving the quality of life of people with mental health difficulties. "Tvorilnitsa" is part of the employment provision program of the Global Initiative in Psychiatry-Sofia, where people with mental disorders can gain knowledge and skills for work and work experience.
 
CaritArt – a social enterprise of Caritas Sofia

CaritArt – a social enterprise of Caritas Sofia

CaritArt is part of the large family of Caritas Sofia, where talented people in disadvantageous positions make cards and souvenirs from felt, leather, clay and textiles. Our products are suitable both for a special occasion and for every day.
Operation: Teddy Bear

Operation: Teddy Bear

The mission of the “Operation: Teddy Bear” association is to support and assist in the physical, intellectual, spiritual, emotional and professional growth of disadvantaged children and youth: deprived of parental care, children and youth at risk, as well as adults with mental disabilities.
 
Caritas Workshop

Caritas Workshop

The “Caritas Workshop” is a candle and soap-making social enterprise that employs people with disabilities and people disadvantaged in the labour market. They have limited access to work, which is most often due to discrimination, lack of quality and appropriate education, experience and confidence.
 
“Worlds” Workshop

“Worlds” Workshop

In the "Worlds" workshop at the "Worlds" day centre of the "World of Maria" Foundation, young people with intellectual disabilities make handmade products with a lot of love and care. Along with this, they unleash their creative imagination, supported by professionals with experience in the field of fine and applied arts. Here, people acquire skills for working in a team, following instructions and completing work tasks, mastering the rhythm of work and rest, and independence in completing tasks. In addition, the work improves fine motor skills and aesthetic sense and supports the formation of skills for combining different elements into a harmonious whole, free expression, creative thinking and finding solutions.
Bon Appétit Catering

Bon Appétit Catering

The “World of Maria” Foundation's “Bon Appétit Catering” provides training for young people with intellectual disabilities. While working in that environment, they develop work habits and gain the skills necessary to perform complex tasks. Young people see the result of their work, are happy to have a meaningful occupation and prepare delicious food, which is highly appreciated by the users of the service. All funds earned from the catering service are invested in its future improvement and the development of people with intellectual disabilities, clients of the Foundation.
 
Centre for non-formal education and cultural activity “ALOS”

Centre for non-formal education and cultural activity “ALOS”

“ALOS” Centre works for a better cultural and social environment in Bulgaria. It supports the development of children, youth and young artists in the "Education through Art" program, which recreates the cultural and natural heritage preserved in Bulgarian museums in an intriguing and accessible way - through crafts, art and historical tournaments.
 
The creative centre of the Kalofer lace

The creative centre of the Kalofer lace

The centre was created with a lot of volunteer work by a young team inspired by the rich history of this art. It becomes an attractive place for residents and guests of the city and hosts various cultural events. The centre also has a hall for a permanent exhibition and a classroom for conducting a course on Kalofer lace, as well as a shop that offers the creations of knitters from all over Bulgaria, handmade souvenirs and products of local producers.
 
The Social Teahouse

The Social Teahouse

The “Social Teahouse” is a wonderful spot in Varna where you can enjoy tea, aromatic speciality coffee, attend events, and participate in workshops. It is the first workplace for young people who grew up in state institutions. The mission of the Teahouse is to provide an opportunity for development to young people who have limited opportunities in the labour market. The activity of the teahouse supports young people from a problematic social and/or family environment, creating an opportunity for an independent lifestyle and giving them the tools to build themselves in a personal and professional aspect.
 
“Dobrini" Workshop

“Dobrini" Workshop

The mission of "Dobrini" is to create more jobs for disadvantaged people from North-West Bulgaria. Underprivileged women from the village of Chelopek work here, putting a part of themselves into each product. They handcraft wax candles, scented glycerin soaps, Nordic moss paintings and recycled paper.
 
Social Bistro “Karisto”

Social Bistro “Karisto”

The “Karisto” bistro gives opportunities to disadvantaged individuals by having them prepare every meal. Here you will enjoy authentic Lebanese cuisine, freshly prepared on-site and support these people. Working in the bistro gives people with limited access to the labour market the opportunity to integrate into society and have their income. Bistro Karisto is part of the large family of “Caritas Sofia”, where everyone believes in goodwill and quality, home-cooked cuisine.
 
Association of Young Polar Explorers APEX Bulgaria

Association of Young Polar Explorers APEX Bulgaria

The “Association of young polar Explorers APEX Bulgaria” unites a group of young university scientists, part of the Bulgarian scientific expeditions to Antarctica. The organization works on several educational and scientific projects in close cooperation with the Bulgarian Antarctic Institute - the national operator of the activities of the Republic of Bulgaria in the Antarctic.
 
“Nativity of Christ” Social Centre

“Nativity of Christ” Social Centre

The “Nativity of Christ” social centre creates opportunities for disadvantaged women by helping them develop skills to organize their lives. They participate in craft workshops where they can work according to their interest and abilities. In this friendly environment, women work with dignity.
 
Character. bg

Character. bg

Character. bg rediscovers the character of man as a solution from within to problems and opportunities from without. They help students from 1st to 4th grade in the country to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours according to the 24 strengths of character, with which they can be healthy, happy and successful in school and life. They do this through mentorship for children by educators and psychologists, experiences such as workshops, extracurricular activities and character green schools, and character education resources for children.
 
Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds

Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds

The “Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds” works for the protection of wild birds and their habitats. They advocate for the right of wild nature to exist, thus contributing to the sustainable use of natural resources and the well-being of the people.
 
Social Enterprise of "Opportunities without Borders" Association

Social Enterprise of "Opportunities without Borders" Association

Through its original board game BARABAR, the association creates innovations in the way of speaking and teaching about human rights, promoting tolerance and accepting the diversity of people and stories in the world around us.
 
"Draw Me a Smile"

"Draw Me a Smile"

The social enterprise "Draw Me a Smile" employs cancer patients in remission and supports the activities of the day centre for adults and the day centre for children of cancer patients. The association offers free psychosocial services and rehabilitation for cancer patients and their relatives.
Joy Bakery

Joy Bakery

In the “Joy Bakery” social enterprise, young people with special needs learn the subtleties of the culinary craft, gain valuable experience and work with dignity. They are masters of bakery products - croissants, cakes, gingerbread, bread, muffins, catering, and many others.
Association for Support of People with Mental Disabilities

Association for Support of People with Mental Disabilities

Young people with intellectual disabilities work in the social enterprise of the “Association for Support of People with Mental Disabilities”. They have many skills, but most of all they have imagination and passion to create new things. They master artistic methods and work with specific materials that few people can use. They have perfected the art of recycling and created beauty from recycled materials every day
 
Association Nothing is Impossible

Association Nothing is Impossible

The social enterprise of the association "Nothing is Impossible" creates jobs for young people with disabilities and supports them in developing their work skills so that they can work with dignity and increasingly competitively.
 
Atelier "Concordia"

Atelier "Concordia"

At atelier "Concordia" young people from vulnerable groups make candles, and this is often the first workplace where they exercise their skills and work discipline with great desire and diligence. Their work is guided and supported by master occupational therapists, and their jobs are supported by their successful sales.
 
Karin Dom

Karin Dom

The non-profit organization “Karin Dom” is a dream come true, both for its creator Ivan Stanchov and for parents, children and specialists who over the years have united their efforts in one common goal - for the sake of the children. Karin Dom is a completely different model of providing services not only for children with special needs but also for their families. Karin Dom provides not only therapy for children, but also an environment for development, learning, and emotional growth, both for the child and their family.
 
Things with a Soul

Things with a Soul

The social enterprise "Things with a Soul", located in Varna, has a double cause – to employ people with disabilities and special needs and make educational toys, games and materials for children of preschool and primary school age.
You can find their products on www.darpazar.bg