Knowledge comes from experiences

Despite my young age (18), I have lived a lot of experiences. I still have a lot to discover but my past made me the way I am today, and I will keep changing. I have my own definition of wisdom based on the general one. For me, a wise person is someone calm who…

Waste management in Athens through foreigner’s eyes ?

A myth of  recycling in Athens Have you ever wondered if Athens recycles waste? Or does it really happen? If you have asked yourself one of these questions, we are in the same boat. Coming to Greece as a foreigner and a volunteer, I feel responsible for my presence that could affect the country and…

No Culture, No Future:

Art has no price A musical, artistic, and peaceful demonstration.  Hello, readers! My name is Arisa. I joined Hellenic Youth Participation as a short-term volunteer for the period from May to July. When I came to Athens I set a goal to sneak into local life and explore it in depth.  My wishes have been…

Rainbows and storms.

Let’s talk about pride. About the first time that I really felt it and the desire that I have for you to feel the same. But before the rainbow we need to talk about the storm. When I was around 13 years old, people started judging me because I was not masculine enough, I didn’t…

From Georgia to France

Hello! I am Tina, a short term volunteer for summer 2021. This is my story, the life of an immigrant child. Life of an immigrant child Georgia is a country in the Caucasian mountains, between Europe and Asia. It’s small but there are a lot of things to see, like the mountains or the sea….

Soap nuts… Ever heard of them?

Hello dear reader, I hope you are doing well. This is Thélia here. If you’ve never read an article from me: Nice to meet you and if you have, I am glad to see you again. Today I would like to quickly talk about soap nuts because I recently discovered about them and I was…

Discovering Athens

Hello dear reader. My name is Thélia and I am a twenty-three years old volunteer who got in Athens three weeks ago. To be very honest, before coming to Athens, I didn’t know what to expect from this city. I hadn’t looked it up, I didn’t know much about the sightseeing (I knew that there…

Meet the team : Volunteers for environment 2021

From March to May 2021, HYP will welcome 4 Volunteers from Italia and France to promote environmental issues through local and online campaigns in Athens. The project is undertaken with the European Solidarity Corps program and aims to raise awareness among local young people and children regarding environmental prospects.

Education During Pandemic

This year, has changed our lives upside down. This does not have only negative aspects but indeed it has offer different perspectives and possibilities. Nowadays, we can do everything from home. Starting from groseries, shopping, spending time with friends and also exploring education through online tools. Education has been always about the contact between people…

How to make a good CV?

What is a CV? CV stands for Curriculum Vitae which means “course of life” in Latin. A CV is a document you use when you want to apply for a job. It describes quickly what are your skills, your educations and your experience. A CV can also be named a resume in the USA. There…