European Child Guarantee: Meet Alex from Burgas

Photo by Maciek Nabrdalik / VII for UNICEF. Five-year-old Alexander plays with friends at the Zvezditsa kindergarten in Burgas, Bulgaria, on July 27, 2021.

Over 10,000 children have received support through the European Child Guarantee pilot project in Bulgaria. In this video shot by Maciek Nabrdalik and produced by VII Photo Agency for UNICEF, meet five-year-old Alexander.

Alexander has hydrocephalus, or fluid on the brain. Thanks to his kindergarten staff and the support from the European Child Guarantee, Alexander is now ready to start school.

Find out more about the impact of the European Child Guarantee here.

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