On the 9th of November the time had finally come! We, the new volunteers, started the trip to our on-arrival-training in Vladimir. On our way, we had some time to visit the cities of Kazan and Moscow, before finally arriving on the 3th of November to our destination – the ancient capital of the region Vladimir Oblast – Vladimir! Read more »
Once again, our film club was a great success! The new meeting of our club was held on 17th September at КОНТОРА co-working space. On this occasion, we had the opportunity of enjoying the film “Mulholland Drive” (David Lynch, 2001). More info on the film can be found here.
Opora is partner to a two year-project aimed to empower local communities in 6 European countries: Germany, Spain, Portugal, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia and to strengthen a sense of European community across borders. This project includes meetings, trainings and exchange of long-term volunteers; in its framework, Opora will welcome Jan Bergmann, a German volunteer, for 12 months.
Try to watch it from outside and probably you will not see anything but chaos, an indistinct confusion. Come closer, come a little bit closer and, maybe, that sense of confusion will not abandon you. Here, this is the confusion of the Beauty, since in “Cosmos” Harmony lives, in “Chaos” Beauty. And this is Tramplin’s Chaos. Read more »
My name is Lara Laban and I am a mechanical/control engineer from Belgrade (Serbia) and this is, I guess my love letter to the amazing staff and kids of Трамплин. (more…)
For some reasons that I still do not understand, I was dreaming of a longer stay in Russia for some years. Thanks to ERASMUS+, I had the possibility to take part in the EVS program in Yoshkar-Ola making my dream come true!
Our volunteer Sara Jankovzki has taken part in the Mid-Term Meeting (MTM), a training for EVS volunteers in Russia to meet each other and reflect together on their experience. The MTM took place on 21st-23rd June in the small city of Rostov Veliky in the region of Yaroslav, about 200 km north of Moscow.
For two months, Nastya, Ksenya, Karina and Veronika have been involved in their European Volunteer Service (EVS, in the framework of the Erasmus+ programme) in three European countries. Let’s get to know more about their projects and what their lives look like.
For me the best thing about Tramplin is, that it’s a world on it’s own.
If you are not the person needing to organize everything and communicating with the ‘outer world’ all the time (about transport, food, …) (more…)
My name is Arthur, I come from Paris, France, and I’ve participated in an EVS project within the NGO Opora in Yoshkar-Ola, Russian Federation, from November 2015 to October 2016.
Three weeks ago I started my journey to Russia to do an EVS (European Voluntary Service) at Opora in Yoshkar-Ola. (more…)