Bulgaria’s M-Tel Raises BGN 50,000 in Foster Care Campaign

Society | May 12, 2014, Monday // 12:17| Views: 813 | Comments: 0
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Bulgaria: Bulgaria’s M-Tel Raises BGN 50,000 in Foster Care Campaign Photo by Biznews.bg

Bulgaria's largest telecom M-Tel gathered BGN 50,000 for supporting foster families in its campaign "Adopt a child. Create a future".

The funds were raised through SMS, bank transfers, and donations in the special boxes at each M-Tel store across the country.

Foster families of 200 children will receive a BGN 200 aid from the funds, while those caring for children with disabilities will receive BGN 300. The rest of the money will be used for organizing a national conference of foster parents, which will take place in Sofia 16 – 18 May.

As of January, 1,700 children have been registered in foster homes. M-Tel hopes to promote the adoption of children in Bulgaria through this campaign, which it holds for a second straight year.

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