Author Archives: nataliakarkoszka

November 30

Roma Spirit 2015

The Big Day is already behind us. In the past few weeks we worked very intensively on final preparations for the Roma Spirit Award Ceremony and European Roma Spirit Award Forum. The Roma Spirit Award project was implemented by the Association for Culture, Education and Communication (ACEC) for the first time in 2009, to recognize […]

November 11

‘Fiecare Copil in Gradinita’ – Every Child in Preschool

Education is a fundamental human right. Most of us reading this post were lucky to receive good quality education since early childhood, but we should not take it for granted. Globally, access to early education is still a privilege – that’s what I have learned during 10 days spent with association OvidiuRo in Romania. Since […]

October 31

A walk in the autumn sun

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ― L.M. Montgomery Autumn is so beautiful here that I couldn’t stop myself from sharing! I hope you enjoyed the last day of October!  

October 26

Romania – Medical Caravan

In the south of Romania, not far from the border with Bulgaria, 2022 km from political noise of Brussels, 225 km from vibrant Bucharest – there is a village where time has stopped. Valea Stanciului is the little dot on the map of Europe. It is a place where the atmosphere seems to whisper, time […]

October 05

Hope is in Children

Time flies when we are busy. It is hard to believe but the first month of my PULSE assignment is already behind me. Recently, together with ‘Healthy Communities’ Volunteers, I took part in workshops held in Poprad and Presov in the eastern part of Slovakia. People volunteering for ‘Healthy Communities’ are Roma Health Mediators. They […]

September 15

Two weeks, thousands of thoughts.

I am sitting on the boulevard watching the Danube sparkle in the sun. I am wondering how to describe everything that happened in the past 2 weeks. I already read a few articles telling how to write a perfect post, but it seems that writing a blog is a little like cooking – you can read […]

August 24

3,2, 1 … PULSE

I am sitting in GSK Warsaw office. I spent over 5 years working here for SERM MP Generics and GCSP. I know every little thing around me, but today everything appears to be different. I realize more than ever how wonderful people are around me. I am really going to miss you all! This time […]

June 29

For all 2015 PULSE Volunteers

Good luck for all 2015 PULSE Volunteers, especially for Jas, Nikki, Raffaella, Allison, Rachel, Michelle, Elizabeth, Noelle, Hitesh, Maciek and Kieran who attended F2F orientation session in Teddington 🙂 I keep my fingers crossed for your projects. Be a vehicle for a change! 🙂