NGO SFERA INTERNATIONAL – Bitola was first established as an informal group in 2007 known as “Association Young Volunteers Firefighters SFERA. In July 2009, it was officially registered as an NGO/Association in North Macedonia under SFERA INTERNATIONAL.
The organization’s mission is to raise awareness and to educate communities throughout North Macedonia through non-formal education methods on a variety of topics including environmental protection, cultural awareness, healthy lifestyle, youth development, sport, art, and active participation through volunteerism in North Macedonia and Europe.
SFERA INTERNATIONAL is to become a sustainable organization that is highly valued to provide opportunities to youth in North Macedonia and to promote sustainable development.
EMPOWER ~ ELEVATE ~ ENCOURAGE ~ ENGAGE
Be the change you want to see in the world “Gandhi”
Goals and Objectives
- Protection of the environment, cultural and natural heritage
- Promoting sustainable development and the usage of alternative sources of energy
- Promoting healthy lifestyle – sport, healthy diet
- Development of professional and leadership skills among young people
- Education of youngsters in the field of crisis management (floods, earthquakes, fires, erosion and other natural disasters)
- Promoting non-formal education and encouraging the creation of systems to support young local, national and international level
- Promoting youth activism and active citizenship among young people and informing youth about all the opportunities they have
- Raising the awareness of equality, tolerance, democracy and the introduction of human rights to the youngsters
- Support and facilitate the process of Europeanization of the country