ISSA and War Child join forces in new partnership initiative
https://www.issa.nl/member-page/20087War Child has partnered with ISSA to provide funding that will be used by ISSA and our Member organizations to deliver crucial psychological first aid and psychosocial support to young children and families in the countries dealing most immediately with refugees and internally displaced persons.
Training of Trainers: Foundational training on psychological first aid and trauma-informed practices
As part of ISSA's Ukraine Response, the Secretariat held two Training of Trainers (ToT) online events for trainers and resource persons from ISSA Member organizations in Ukraine, Poland, Romania Moldova, Bulgaria, and Slovakia.
Bulgaria grows with its children: Building professional competences of the early childhood workforce
The topic of people working directly with children and families in the health, education and social work stands out when looking for sustainable solutions to challenges faced in early childhood care and education. This topic is even more important in Bulgaria given the
Emergency Family Support for Families Affected by COVID-19
Our social services are providing food material support to children and their families who have been affected by the global pandemic and its mitigation measures. Such an event, like the pandemic, may disrupt parenting practices and family routines and thus affect child health and development. By supporting the economic stability and reducing the material hardship of dozens of families who use our services we enhance parents' capacity to deal with or avoid the instability caused by the crisis.
Distribution of emergency educational kits for children in remote locations, enrolled in our alternative access to quality early education services, which were interrupted due to the pandemic
The Trust for Social Achievement Foundation – Bulgaria has been engaged since the onset of the pandemic in Bulgaria in searching for appropriate mechanisms to support the learning process for disadvantaged children, particularly those who face challenges to participate in the online distance learning, as well as those in remote or underserved locations for whom early learning and care programs were interrupted.
We have partnered with several business and with our network of partners from the local communities to provide equipment (laptops, PCs) for children in need.