De Pianofabriek has been organising the ‘Come a Casa Lunch’ cooking workshops for a couple of years now. Last season, some of the workshops were given by bon students, and they always had a lot of success! That is why, starting this season, we're making our collaboration official. Almost every workshop will be given by a bon student! Have a look at the ‘Come a Casa Lunch’ and ‘Come a Casa Dinner’ programmes here.
Aslesha Boyalla (26 years) is from India and has been living in Belgium for 8 months. She followed the bon integration programme in September 2014 and is currently taking Dutch language courses.
As of today, jobseekers with a foreign diploma can visit the website mydiploma.be. This website's aim is to help jobseekers get recognition for qualifications obtained abroad.
On September 21st, Brussels is holding its annual car-free Sunday! bon is organising the "bon 10 km": a run along the four bon locations. Join us for 5 or 10 km, either by biking, running or walking! Alternatively, just stop by our Molenbeek office in the afternoon to find out how we work, through workshops and an exhibition on 10 years of bon.
Suddenly the time had come: the last August weekend, the last weekend of Masir Avenir. For two months, about sixty youngsters participated in our summer integration programme. They finished in style with a weekend at sea.
The educational garden in the Toekomststraat 19 is part of a passive building with 4 apartments. The garden project is part of a sustainable neighbourhood contract with the municipality of Molenbeek. The semi-public area of 260 m² is accessible for residents of the apartments, locals and a number of non-profit organisations, including bon.
Because cycling is fun, healthy, ecological, and one of the most popular sports in Belgium! That is why vzw Pro Velo and bon are organising bike lessons for beginners the first two weeks of July. Greet Vandyck (Pro Velo vzw), Ingrid Vandervelden (bon vzw), and our three super volunteers Saidali, Elhadji and Adrianna gave their all. You can see the picture report here.
The next season of restobon starts on Wednesday, October 1st. From then on, each first Wednesday of the month marks a new delicious meal at Bar Recyclart, prepared by one of our culinary talented integrators. Keep an eye on our blog restobon.wordpress.com and our Facebook page!
Sofie has been working at bon for 10 years, Rachid for 8 years. 10 years bon from the perspective of two bon employees, a counsellor and an SO-teacher.
The Board of Directors of the Agency for Civic Integration has appointed Leen Verraest as Managing Director.