Arete Youth

Arete Youth is a non-profit working to create leadership, educational, and social opportunities for Roma youth in Bulgaria and the Balkans.

“Areté” (from the Greek): Being the best you can be; reaching your highest human potential.

Areté Youth Foundation is an organization supporting high-potential youth who are limited by social and economic barriers in Bulgaria and the Balkans. We envision a Roma community of engaged citizens and positive role models who support each other to achieve educational, career, and personal success.

Our Mission is to build sustainable social networks that encourage educational pursuits, instill a culture of giving back and promote mentorship.

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