Voluntary Work – Children’s’ Home

Voluntary Work – Children’s’ Home
Events/News on 23 Aug , 2016
A resident from one of the Homes has been spending quite a number of hours per week volunteering at a Children’s Home this summer. This experience has not only challenged her to keep to a commitment, but it has also helped her develop skills needed when working with young children. She feels that the experience is truly enriching, as she relates that the children give her much more than what she f...
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Preparation for Gozo live-in

Preparation for Gozo live-in
Events/News on 23 Aug , 2016
Preparations are currently under way for a live-in in Gozo. The residents who will be participating will be spending a few days in Gozo with the aim on working on basic life skills, such as planning, budgeting and working in a team. This is the second time this activity is being held as the feedback about it was especially positive. The girls who participate feel empowered and proud of their su...
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Keys to Inclusion: Upcoming Erasmus+ staff Training – October 2016

Keys to Inclusion: Upcoming Erasmus+ staff Training – October 2016
Events/News on 23 Aug , 2016
Keys to Inclusion is a training course being organized by Empowering Youth in Care and funded by Erasmus+.  Trainers from ‘Inclusive Solutions’ will be coming to Malta from the UK to train staff working at the Conservatorio Vincenzo Bugeja as well as others from organisations from Spain, Latvia and Romania, all who work with young people. The aim of the training course is to equip staff with sk...
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Start of Summer BBQ – 2016

Start of Summer BBQ – 2016
Events/News on 20 Jul , 2016
A barbecue is held annually at the start of the summer.  This year’s barbecue was sponsored by a group of women from two voluntary groups, who prepared all the food, brought the drinks and other snacks and sweets. They also gave the girls some gifts. A DJ was invited to play music throughout the event, who also organized karaoke. This was a success with all the residents, who spent a good part ...
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Morning at SPCA

Morning at SPCA
Events/News on 5 Jul , 2016
Residents were invited to go to the SPCA in Floriana where they spent some time with the dogs, puppies and cats in the sanctuary.  It was a very positive experience for all the residents who attended. All the girls who attended returned back home with a gift pack and with a lot of enthusiasm for another similar event to be organized. This activity was organized with the help of Ms. Alison Tonna...
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SportsMalta: Summer Activities – Summer 2016

SportsMalta: Summer Activities – Summer 2016
Events/News on 28 Jun , 2016
As the summer months close by, we try to encourage residents to participate in sports activities so that some of their time may be spent focusing on their health. This year, three residents were interested in starting swimming lessons. These were especially beneficial to one in particular who has now become a confident swimmer. Other residents chose to participate in sports such as non-conta...
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Visit to Lourdes – 2016

Visit to Lourdes – 2016
Events/News on 30 Apr , 2016
Every year, one resident is given the opportunity to join a group of volunteers in assisting sick people in Lourdes.  The experience has always been a very meaningful one to the girls who joined, some of who were invited to attend even a second time. This year the resident who joined was a 16 year old girl who has been in the Home for the last two years.  The experience was a truly positive one...
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Cycling Activity

Cycling Activity
Events/News on 30 Mar , 2016
Residents at the Homes were invited to participate in a day of cycling. This was the second time this activity was organized as the first had been a huge success.  We started off from Dingli Cliffs, were everyone who wanted to ride were given safety helmets and a bike. We were guided through country roads with the intention of finishing the ride at a beach. The ride challenged the bikers’ riding s...
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Article on Lehen is-Sewwa

Article on Lehen is-Sewwa
Events/News on 20 Dec , 2015
Carmen Brincat, Head of Care at Conservatorio Vincenzo Bugeja shed some light on the work done at the Homes, the different experiences faced by the residents in care as well as the dream for their future. The article was featured on the December 20th 2015 Lehen is-Sewwa. Ms. Brincat relates the difficulties the residents face in accepting their situation as well as the need for a normalised way ...
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Christmas Activities – 2015

Christmas Activities – 2015
Events/News on 20 Dec , 2015
The residents at the Homes were invited to participate in several activities during the Christmas holidays. Some activities were organised by the Homes, while others were organised by other organisations. Among the activities were a party organised by FSWS for all the young people who are in care. The knights also organised a party for which the younger residents were invited to join. Furthermor...
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