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. Continue reading
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!
The 21st of February is the International day of Mother tongue and in Opora we could not miss this opportunity to celebrate culture and diversity. Continue reading
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! Continue reading
Pumpkins, bat, skeletons, Mummys… For a reason I still have not discovered, I have always been attracted to Halloween but, in spite of this attraction, it was only a few years ago that I started celebrating it. Continue reading
At the beginning of September, Opora welcomed a volunteer from the Spanish Basque County. At the end of the month, a new volunteer from the other side of the Basque border has arrived: Blandine. Continue reading
On the 26 September we held a little party at Дворце Молодежи to say goodbye to our beloved volunteer from Hungary, Sara Jankovszki. Continue reading
On September 7th Opora held a welcome party with the intention of getting acquainted with our new volunteer, Miriam. She comes from the Basque Country, a region in the north of Spain, and will stay with us for 12 months. Continue reading