Buddy Program for Ukraine

May 13, 2024

Embrace Friendship:

Join the Buddy Program for Ukraine

Are you eager to make new friends and help others feel welcome in their new community?

The Buddy Program for Ukraine is an initiative designed to help Ukrainians feel at ease and welcome in their new surroundings while offering locals an opportunity to help others while making new friends.

This program aims to promote the exchange of cultural insights, language skills, hobbies, and other interests while fostering friendships. It links Ukrainians with locals through digital and in-person get-togethers, offering engaging activities that encourage new connections and cultural understanding.

Let us take you through this opportunity and show you an overview of the program and how you can become part of this vibrant community:

One-on-One Meetups

We pair each participant with a buddy with similar interests and goals, encouraging connections and support. Buddies meet regularly for casual activities like grabbing a coffee, exploring local attractions, playing sports, or exchanging language skills.

Community Building 

Our Buddy Program for Ukraine is all about community building. We organise fun group events highlighting local culture and Ukrainian themes to promote cross-cultural connections and exchanges. On nature and city walks organized by TEEI, participants can explore stunning landscapes, attend cultural events, or participate in a dinner exchange program that unites local and Ukrainian families over shared dishes and cultural traditions. These events foster new friendships and help participants feel more connected to their local community.

Click here to join our Buddy Program for Ukraine Facebook group in Norway, where you can connect with like-minded individuals and stay updated on our events.

Click here to join our Buddy Program for Ukraine Telegram group, where you can connect with peers, share experiences, and stay updated on upcoming events and opportunities.

Support and Organization of Events

In addition to pairing participants with buddies and hosting regular group events, we’re committed to supporting and organizing various local activities and initiatives. Through these events, we aim to bring participants together, foster cultural exchange, and create opportunities for meaningful connections.

Join Us for an Impactful Experience

Are you ready to gather new experiences, create lasting friendships, and learn about new cultures? 

Take advantage of the opportunity to join the Buddy Program for Ukraine.

Sign up today and feel the joy of connecting with new people, engaging in unique activities, and becoming part of a caring community.

 

Help Us Make a Difference 

We believe that everyone has the power to make a difference, and that’s why we’re calling on people like you to join us in creating a nurturing and supportive environment for Ukrainians. Whether you’re interested in organizing events and activities or simply being a buddy to someone new in the area, your involvement is crucial to the program’s success. If you share our vision and want to help make a difference, please don’t hesitate to contact us. 

Together, we can forge lasting friendships and cultural understanding that will enrich you and the people you support.

Email us at: contact@theeducationalequalityinstitute.org

For Organizations and Companies: If your organization or company is interested in helping to organize an event or in having your employees volunteer for the Buddy Program, we would love to hear from you. Please email us at contact@theeducationalequalityinstitute.org to discuss how we can collaborate and make an impactful contribution.

Learn More About Our Efforts: Would you like more details about our corporate volunteering opportunities? Read our detailed article on the corporate volunteering program here to see how your company can get involved and make a meaningful difference.

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