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Elena Kantareva
"ABF helped me…
Restore over 2,200 sq.m. of
Roman mosaics. The Basilica will
attract more tourism to Plovdiv."
Elena Kantareva
Mosaic Restorer,
Bishop’s Basilica of Philippopolis
Ilyan Banitsa
"ABF helped me…
Gain knowledge and skills to
start my business. Now I have
a banitsa shop and hundreds
of clients."
Iliyan Asenov
Bakery Owner
Iva Taralezhkova
"ABF helped me…
Revive nine villages in the
Devetaki Plateau. Now tourists
are 10 times more than
10 years ago."
Iva Taralezhkova
Devetaki Plateau Association Founder
Ivan Stoyanov - Prinicipal
"ABF helped me…
Modernize our school. Now all
our 800 students are eager
to study."
Ivan Stoyanov
Principal, Hristo Botev School Karnobat
Moryana Filipova
"ABF helped me…
Learn to run a business and find
a mentor. At age 16, I launched
my clothing business."
Moryana Filipova
Clothing Designer
Alexandra and Ivan Stoyanov
"ABF helped us…
Improve beef breeding at our
family farm. Our six stores in
the Pazardzhik region sell
top-quality beef."
Alexandra and Ivan Stoyanov
Farmers
Philip Muzeiko
"ABF helped me…
Ignite children’s interest in
science. Now children are
eager to learn more."
Philip Dandolov
Muzeiko Educator
Irina - Telerik
"ABF helped me…
Enter the world of information
technologies. At 19 I started my
IT career at a leading company."
Irina Hristova
Software Engineer, Telerik Academy
Ivaylo Dernev and Dimitar Semkov
"ABF helped us…
Be brave and follow our dreams.
Now we have independent
journalism in Plovdiv."
Ivaylo Dernev and Dimitar Semkov
Journalists, Pod Tepeto
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