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Vasco, Portugal

Giving new life to old furniture Member type: creator Hey Vasco! Where are you from? Estarreja. What do you like to do at Banqueta Azul? Furniture. What do you do with the furniture there? What do you do to them? We paint them. You paint furniture and what more? We sand them. So you sand…

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Anna Carnibella, Italy

What’s your name? I am Anna Carnibella, from Ragusa. Hi Anna, where are you from then? From Ragusa, Sicily. How come you are part of the Skillability platform? I got to know this platform through a cooking course I did with New Service. What is your talent or skill? The one you are most proud…

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Slavica, Slovenia

The more creativity is better. Member type: creator What is your name?Slavica TesovnikWhere are you from?From Ljubno ob SavinjiWhy did you join the Skillability platform?I was invited, it was a new challenge for me.What is your talent?My talent is painting.Which skill are you most proud of?I am most proud of the thread that I incorporate…

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Galya Milanova, Bulgaria

I am so passionate about beauty Member type: creator What’s your name?I am Galya. Where are you from?From Gorna Oryahovitsa, Bulgaria. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? So which is your challenge?I saw a Facebook post aimed at people with disabilities who have talent and want to show it off. Immediately wrote a…

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Rute, Portugal

The Platform is a way to promote the talent and skills of people with disabilities Mentor type: creator What’s your name?  Hi, I’m Rute. Where are you from? I live in Batalha. How did you learn about the Skillability platform? I learned about this platform through mentor Elsa. Why do you think it is important?…

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Piet Kommers, Netherlands

People with disabilities are strong group in terms of mental capacity, in terms of attention, dedication. Member type: mentor What is your name? My name is Piet and second name is Kommerce, typical Dutch name. Where are you from? From Netherlands. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? Why do you think is important?…

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Aivaras Mosteika, Luthuania

Kniting has not been forgotten Member type: creator What is your name? My name is Aivaras. Where are you from? I am from Lithuania, Šiauliai. How did you learn about the ,,Skillability” project? I found out about the project on the internet. After some time, I visited the social workshop project, that I attend, tried…

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Gery Petrova, Bulgaria

I don’t want just to cook – I want to create! Member type: creator What’s your name? My name is Geri Petrova. Where are you from? I live in Sofia and I am 45 years old. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? So which is your challenge? 4 years ago, during a routine…

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Aliano Rostami, Netherlands

Member type: creator What is your name? My name is Aliano Rostami Where are you from?I was born in Iran, but came to the Netherlands with 3 months. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? So which is your challenge?At first I was redirected via – via a link. Then I got in touch…

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Elisa Pagano & Luca Bongiovanni, Italy

This interview was made with special support and guide from Luca Bongiovanni – also mentor from Italy Member type: mentor Good morning, I am Luca Bongiovanni, a mentor on the Skillability platform and I would like to introduce you to my colleague, what is your name? Hello everyone, my name is Elisa Pagano Elisa, where…

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Gašper Glušič, Slovenia

Music, metal, guitar… Member type: creator Hello! What is your name? My name is Gašper Where are you from? I come from Mozirje. Why did you decide to join the platform? Because I wanted to learn to edit video Can you tell me what is your talent? Music, metal, guitar… What is your favourite band?…

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Agne Visniauskaite, Lithuania

Skillability Platform is a great opportunity to realise yourself and help others Agne Visniauskaite – mentor Hello. I’m Agnes. I live in Šiauliai, Lithuania. I work as a social worker. I am happy to participate in the “Skillability” project as a mentor. It is a great opportunity to realize myself and help other people –…

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Veronica, Italy

Hi what’s your name? Hi my name is Veronica. Veronica, where are you from? I am from Ragusa, Italy. How come you are part of this platform that is called Skillability? Yes I tried, I did a course in cooking and so from there they have they did, let’s say they put in this platform,…

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Andrea Occhipinti, Italy

Hi, what’s your name?My name is Andrea Occhipinti Hi Andrea, where are you from?From the province of Ragusa, Italy How come you are part of the Skillability Andrea platform?I met New service in Ragusa What’s your talent? What is your skill that you are proud of?I spend my time making baskets. What kind of baskets?By…

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Gergana Pencheva, Bulgaria

I learned a lot from people with disabilities… Member type: mentor What’s your name? My name is Gergana Pencheva. Where are you from? I live in Sofia and work as an administrative secretary at Adam Smith College of Management. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? Why do you think is important? I accepted…

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Mariana, Portugal

Member type: creator What’s your name? Mariana. Where are you from? I live in Brancas. How did you learn about this platform? Elsa told me about it. What is your talent? Painting. Why should other people join the platform Skillability? So they can get to know my work and I can get to know theirs.

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Carolina Almeida, Portugal

Some very talented people need to push a little harder to succeed! Member type: mentor What’s your name? My name is Carolina Almeida. Where are you from? I’m from Portugal. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? Why do you think is important? I work at DDL, a company based in Leiria, which is…

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Adriana Ribeiro, Portugal

Member type: creator What’s your name? Hello, I’m Adriana Ribeiro Where are you from? I’m 21 years old and I live in Maceira. What is your talent? I’m in Casa do Mimo and I enjoy playing the piano and organ, drawing, playing with plasticine and riding static bike.

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Mladen Blatnik, Slovenia

Gaining new experiences, specifically for work with people with special needs. Member type: mentor Hello, my name is Mladen. I am from Slovenia, from Velenje. I joined the Skillabilty platform becuase I see the potential to help people with special needs with education and promotions of their products and talents. I think the platform is…

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Klemen, Slovenia

It is important to offer education to everyone Member type: creator Hello! Who are you? Klemen Močenik Where do you come from? I come from Dobrna. Why did you join the Skillability platform? I joined because I already work with people with special needs. Why do you think that the platform is important? Because it…

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Tonja Berložnik, Slovenia

I learned new ways to express my thought and feelings Member type: creator Hello my name is Tonja. At this moment I am not well and cannot speak. My mentor, swimming coach and friend will read the answers for me. I live in Šoštanj, Slovenia. I joined the Skillability platform on the advice on my…

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Aida Vovk, Slovenia

Everyting related to art is interesting for me Member type: creator Hello! What is your name? My name is Aida Where do you come from? I come from Velenje, Slovenia Why did you decide to join the Skillability platform? It was by recommendation, but also because I wanted to learn to use a program, for…

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Ruta, Lithuania

The Platform is a is a great way to meet new friends. Ruta Hi, you are taking part in the “Skillability” project. We would like to get to know you better. What is your name? Rūta Where are you from? Siauliai, Lithuania. How did you hear about the “Skillability” project? Social worker Tomas told me…

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Jamai de Heus, Netherlands

Cooking is like meditation for me Member type: creator What’s your name?My name is Jamai, I am 20 years oldWhere are you from?I live in Rotterdam, Netherlands.Why and how did you get Skillability platform? So which is your challenge?I would like to share my cooking and creativity skills and teach my secret recipes. You can…

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Monika Vasiljevaite, Lituania

An opportunity for more people to learn about my talent Member type: creator What is your name? My name is Monika. Where are you from? Šiauliai, Lithuania. How did you hear about the “Skillability” project? Social worker Tomas told me about it. What talents do you think you have? Cooking, weaving and knitting. Which tallent…

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Jivko Ivanov, Bulgaria

Knife-making is my hobby Member type: creator What’s your name? My name is Jivko. Where are you from? I am from Sofia. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? So which is your challenge? A friend told me about the Skillability project and the platform behind it. I looked at the website and decided…

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Borislav Stoykov, Bulgaria

Bring Nature Indoors Member type: creator What’s your name? My name is Borislav. Where are you from? I live in Ruse, Bulgaria and I am unemployed. Why and how did you get Skillability platform? So which is your challenge? I learned about the platform from a friend’s post on social networks, then contacted the lady,…

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Aurelijus Šidlauskas, Lithuania

I am happy to be able to create works that require diligence Member type: creator What is your name? I am Aurelijus. Where are you from? I am from Šiauliai, Lithuania. How did you learn about the ,,Skillability” project? I learned about the project from Tomas, social worker. What kind of talents do you have?…

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Giandinoto Marianna, Italy

What’s your name? My name is Giandinoto Marianna. Where are you from? I come from the province of Ragusa, Sicily. How come you are part of the Skillability platform? I did a course with New service, we knew each other and we came to know that there was also this other opportunity and I am…

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