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Rogožniška Cesta 44 Ptuj - Slovenia
2250 Ptuj
+386 64 189 182
Organisation Type: 
Private Company
Year of Establishment: 
General Information: 

SAMA GOODS company works through it's two depratments of Art based non formal education - Cultural mediation and innovative trading. 

It started on 2015 as Barzakh Arts for inclusion, capacity building, cross-cultural understanding, intercultural learning and dialogue through Art based non formal educational methods.

From 2016 it has been registered as SAMA GOODS private company that includes also SAMA GOODS department for trading olive oil and herbs from the Arabic region to Slovenia with an innovative promotional ways to promote different cultural aspects of the countries of origin of the products.

Staff employed two.

Partnership with different national and international NGOs, Youth workers, Educators and Youngsters.

Ongoing budget from fees on our activities and production. Crowdfunding. We cooperate with different NGOs and we apply for Erasmus+, European aid, for programs from the Slovenian government and the EU comission.



Mission and Objectives: 

Our mission is to build an innovative bridge of understanding and solidarity across the Euro-Med region through our intercultural learning programs. To empower youth through experiential learning and non-formal education methods. To unleash the power of creativity that is inspired by interculturalism and the variety of our cultures in the Mediterranean and the Euro-Med region by experiential learning that is based and inspired by Art.
To assist the inclusion and the empowerment of social groups who are facing a vulnerable situation, like Asylum seekers who are having limited rights and facing stress while waiting for their legal status in Slovenia. As well as different social groups from migrants who are facing some difficulties while adapting to the new social structural changes in the hosting society. To build a bridge between the reality of vulnerability and policy makers in Slovenia.
Promoting and unleashing the positive power of migration is one of our main objectives going in line with our mission to empower the innovative bridge of solidarity and understanding across the Euro-Med region.

Main Projects / Activities: 

Re-Health project: Intercultural mediation in health care. To assist health workers through intercultural mediation for a better cross-cultural understanding. To assist new comers while integrating into the health system in Slovenia. Analyzing needs and defaults in the Slovenian health system when it comes to the health care access to people who are experiencing a temporal vulnerable situation like Asylum seekers with pending applications. Working on gender equity and women empowerment for self-dependence, self-empowerment and better inclusion. Interactive sessions with non-formal education for capacity building and self-empowerment to relief stress. And for cross-cultural understanding to ease culture shock.
Creativity workshops to promote cross-cultural understanding among students in primary schools in Slovenia.
Integrated poetry workshops. Interactive workshops to stimulate Creative writing and performing inspired by mixing and integrating different poems from Euro-Med Region translated to English.
Seminars and workshops for intercultural learning and dialogue through Art based techniques and non-formal education methods.
Interactive Arabic courses. Teaching Arabic language through non-formal education methods.
Trading olive oil and Zaatar from Jordan and Palestine and other products from neighborhood countries with an innovative promotion that promote cultural aspects of the countries of origin.

How can you contribute to the Network in your country?: 

By taking an active part, sharing and exchanging good practices across the Euro-Med region.
By sharing the newsletter and ALF activities in our personal network nationally and internationally.

Contributing with our ideas and suggestions for ALF work in the region.

Why do you want to join the ALF Network?: 

For networking and visibility to our work and projects across the Euro-Med region.
To learn from the good practices of other peer organizations in the Euro-Med region that share the same vision as we do.
To build new partnerships with new innovative projects and practices across the region. Because our mission and objectives are in line with the vision if the Anna Lindh Foundation.

Contact (1) Full Name: 
Samar Zughool
Job Title: 
Head of the organisation: 
Samar Zughool
Contact (2) Full Name: 
Yasmin Wenterle
Job Title: 
PR and Fundraising

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