The International Foundation for Y-PEER Development, in partnership with the SEED Foundation, celebrated the INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2019

On August 9, the International Foundation for Y-PEER Development, in partnership with the SEED Foundation, organized an event dedicated to the celebration of the International Youth Day 2019, as a part of the project “Youth Leadership and Peer Education for the Prevention of Risky Behaviors”, funded by the National Program […]

By | 2019-08-22T11:39:41+00:00 August 19th, 2019|Categories: article, new|0 Comments


On the 12th of August members of the PETRI-Sofia team – the International Coordinator of Y-PEER Anmar Khalid from Iraq and the EVS Volunteer at the International Foundation for Y-PEER Development Angela Georgieva from North Macedonia, participated in an event hosted by the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Bulgaria, […]

By | 2019-08-22T11:50:54+00:00 August 16th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

Recognising Different Types of Depression

Depression can sometimes be used as a bit of an umbrella term. While it’s true that the different forms of this mental illness all fall under the generalised category of depression, there are several different types, each with its own symptoms and treatments.

Knowing the correct form of this illness, someone […]

By | 2019-07-09T11:46:38+00:00 July 9th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

Y-PEER – PETRI is proposing alternatives to tackling bullying in schools: workshop with students

On 18th of June, members of  the PETRI Sofia team, the EVS volunteers Viktoria Bondikjova and Angela Georgieva from North Macedonia organized workshop with high school students in the 153 Sports School “Neofit Rilski” in Sofia.

They presented the work of the Y –PEER-PETRI Sofia by transmitting and showing […]

By | 2019-06-24T12:54:08+00:00 June 24th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments

The Ins and Outs of Bipolar Disorder

Whenever we think about mental health, our minds usually go to one of two conditions, anxiety or depression. While it’s true, these are both very common mental illnesses, it is a little-known fact that bipolar disorder is right up there alongside them.

Bipolar disorder is the 3rd most common mental illness […]

By | 2019-06-14T11:44:48+00:00 June 6th, 2019|Categories: article|1 Comment

How it is to be a transgender person in Bulgaria?

In a couple of weeks the person Alexandria is going to disappear. His passport might survive but he as a Bulgarian citizen will vanish into thin air. He, Alexandria, was born as a She, defined by his biological sex as a female.  After Alexandria became a teenager, he realized that […]

By | 2019-05-28T02:55:59+00:00 May 28th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments


 PETRI Sofia organizes anti-discrimination events

“I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.”

Martin Luther King


This iconic quote is part of the legendary “I have  a […]

By | 2019-03-12T17:00:09+00:00 March 12th, 2019|Categories: article, Burning Issues|0 Comments

Intercultural Afternoon (29th January 2019)

On 29th January, the EVS volunteers from Y-PEER PETRI-Sofia, Viktorija from Macedonia and Katrina from Austria, together with other EVS volunteers from Turkey, Italy and Spain participated at an event – intercultural afternoon organized by HESED – Health and Social Development Association.

The idea of this event was to give a […]

By | 2019-02-20T11:30:06+00:00 February 20th, 2019|Categories: article|0 Comments