“Coffee is a lot more than just a drink; it’s something happening. Not as in hip, but like an event, a place to be, but not like a location, but like somewhere within yourself. It gives you time, but not actual hours or minutes, but a chance to be, like be yourself, and have a second cup.”
From the 25th of May until the 1st of June in Brussels, I took part in the second training of the project “(RE)start-rethinking, assessing, activating and evaluating youth organizations” promoted by Youth for Exchange and Understanding International organisation (YEU). The second part of this project, called “Discuss- Evidence- Assess”, had the aim to develop the youth workers skills and competences and how to implement the quality education by the Quality Assurance indicators.
Growing up and listening from my first years of my life the stories of my grandparents being refugees from Turkey and living in the country that maybe is the most affected by migration crisis, it was a very easy decision for me to answer positive when Community Papa Giovanni XXIII offered me a volunteer position in San Savino, at the house which host migrants.