Originally from Eastern Europe, I was very involved in pro-democracy movements which lead to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the cold war. I moved to Belgium and studied business. I have always worked with foundations and charities - pro-democracy, youth and culture, intellectual disabilities and sports. Then I sailed around the world on my sailing boat to discover other cultures and learn from them and about myself.
Sharing, contributing, connecting.
I'm proud of:
My growing son. Through my work at Special Olympics I helped 200,000 people with intellectual disabilities, their families and communities have a better life.
What do I want to do to spread Community Life Competence?
Join a facilitation team, Share about Community Life Competence with potential partners; friends; colleagues, I want to apply SALT in my own life (S: Stimulate; Support; A: Appreciate; L: Listen; Learn; Link; T: Transfer; Team)
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Hi Christo, what an interesting profile you have! Your concern for issues around you, your response for eg work in Special olympics, sailing ...I am glad you joined us and we can learn from you. Hello to your son. Hope you will add your profile photo soon! You might like to join the Bel competence group here. The link is http://aidscompetence.ning.com/group/belcompetence
Could you add your picture as it adds a human touch to your profile? (go to 'settings' then 'upload photo')
Connect with members: We hope you will enjoy the opportunity to communicate with friends in all parts of the world. Under the Tab with ‘Members’ you can find people to connect with and members who share similar interest.
Post your experience: You can share your experiences with local responses and the competence process through putting up a blog. To post a blog, first sign in, then go to top of the page and click on the blue button ‘Our Stories’ and click on ‘+ Add ’. You can also comment on blogs posted by other members.
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