Protection. Care. Integration.

Arms Wide Open

Our numbers that speak

We have numbers that push us to give in our best and make sure that we break our own records. We are happy to be growing and helping more day by day.

Check our Annual report 2022 pdf

Refugees accommodated within three weeks
Families supported with humanitarian help
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Ukrainian children integrated
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Ukrainian refugees employed
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Our Aim

We aim to include refugees, people at risk, and disadvantaged people in Bulgarian society and give everyone an equal chance. ​

We believe that integration is a two-way process that must be carefully led and mutually bridged. This process is set as the basis of our activities to help create dialogue, get to know the “other,” dispel prejudice, and fight discrimination. Our goal is the inclusion of the “other,” built on equality and tolerance.

Arms Wide Open Association Team

Our impact

We strive to affect positive change by promoting continuity, respect, and tolerance for each individual, no matter their religion, ethnicity, nationality, or gender. Our work focuses on the individual, but it also involves reconstructing and building interpersonal relationships in communities, especially in vulnerable conditions such as those resulting from war and conflict.​

We Find & Fund

Our support focuses on improving integration into society, increasing access to education and childcare, helping people find work, upholding democratic principles and fundamental rights, and providing humanitarian aid.

We Provide Care

We believe in the equality and supremacy of each person, no matter their nationality or background. We trust that everyone should have the same access to social benefits such as education, employment, safety, rights, etc.

We Cooperate

We aim to deliver high-quality and cost-effective programs with close cooperation with international partners and local institutions. Our efforts are to help migrants and refugees to be protected, accepted, and empowered in a society of just and welcoming communities.

We Learn

Our organization’s goal is to implement the successful programs of our European partners for the integration of refugees in the governmental system as a Bulgarian humanitarian response.

Partners on our projects

With thanks from Arms Wide Open