bon once again organises its summer integration course for 16- to 17-year-old newcomers, also known as “Masir Avenir” (“The way to the future”).
The Spanish Social Orientation group visited the Red Star Line Museum in Antwerp. A Social Orientation excursion through the eyes of student Wendy Marcela Arnez Ferrufino.
bon opened a new branch in Anderlecht. Prospective integrators and students can now visit the Weggevoerdenstraat 1 in Anderlecht, near the Dapperheidsplein.
“Brussels welcomes” was a success. Eight Brussels politicians entered into debate with each other in French and Dutch. We listed their most striking statements. Be sure to watch our photos on Facebook and the videos.
bon organises an interactive debate on integration, on the 23rd of April at 20h, as our first activity in the context of 10 years bon. Save the date and join us in the Gouden zaal of the Beursschouwburg.
Starting from 2014, bon is partly opening up its workshops and information sessions on Life Career Orientation (LLO Offering) to external parties. The target group consists of jobseekers from foreign origin that are not (yet) registered with bon. In a first phase, bon will work with a limited number of referrers like the Werkwinkels, the consortium and a number of CVOs.
October 2010: Erika enrols for a civic integration programme at bon. January 2014: Erika calls bon to tell us that she just graduated as ‘polyvalent care expert’. It is the result of the perseverance she showed from day one. What happened in those four years time?
Lots of integrators are volunteering. Susanna Harutyunyan is one of them. Since November, she’s been working twice a week as a volunteer at the Baby Paradise shop in Ixelles.
bon’s annual report 2013 is online! Visit www.bonjaarverslag.be to find the latest figures on our operations and to read about our diversity policy and Brussels’ specific context of integration.
During the summer months, about 60 young people attended an integration course at bon. How are they doing today? We talked with Zardad, who now works part time at the BELvue Museum.
Who? Zardad Oriakhel
In Belgium since: May 2012
Education: CDO Don Bosco in Sint-Pieters-Woluwe, studying for Warehouse Worker.
Integration programme at bon: Summer 2013