Stories

How open-minded are Bulgarians?

Three foreigners in Sofia share their integration stories

Meet Thomas Bea Dwianggono, a teacher at the Center for Eastern languages and cultures at Sofia University

On being open to new experiences and finding a home in a new country

Meet Joana Nikolova and Mila Milieva, creators of a comic book ‘Foreigners in The Motherland’

"I think that everyone who lives in another country should try to learn the language because you really become a part of the place way more."

Meet Open Sofia’s founders Giuseppe Di Benedetto, Anastasiia Dehtiarova and Manuel Gajo

How it all started and what we have in mind for the Bulgarian international community

Meet Social Entrepreneur, Bhushan Trivedi

On living through purpose and allowing a new country to steal your heart

Medical Students On a Mission provide healthcare within Bulgaria and across the world, one screening at a time

Foreign and Bulgarian students reach out to those that cannot be reached

Meet Dr. Will Buckingham and Dr. Hannah Stevens, founders of “Wind&Bones”

“It has been very easy to connect with great people and to make friends...”

Meet Student Aid Drop’s founder Praveena Tharmathas and co-founder Reem Ahmed

This female-led student NGO aims to make a difference in the current refugee crisis

Meet Clément Baulot-Suckov, founder of La Maison de Beauté

“You should try to understand things from the inside, and the ground up so that you have a more objective view”

Meet Eric David Halsey, creator of “The Bulgarian History Podcast”

Why moving to Bulgaria might be the best thing one can decide

Meet Yulia Matsaenko from Synergy Bulgaria

Volunteering to make a difference