Association of Home-Based Workers, Bulgaria (AHBW)

The Association of Home-Based Workers was registered in Bulgaria in 2002. In its work in support of Home-Based Workers, AHBW participates in a variety of organizing, advocacy and educational activities. One of AHBW’s main activities is organizing awareness events for home-based workers and others. They also do research and work on improving qualifications of unemployed people and home-based workers. AHBW also hosts workshops and conferences in Bulgaria; to date WIEGO has participated in at least three of these workshops. AHBW has also participated in workshops run by WIEGO and WIEGO partners, SEWA, HNSA and StreetNet. There are 42,000 members of AHBW in Bulgaria. AHBW also worked for two years with HBW organizations in other countries to create an international network of home-based workers, HomeNet Eastern Europe. HNEE countries include Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Kyrgyzstan, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Turkey, Georgia, Ukraine, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan.

Contact: Violeta Borisova Zlateva, President

Phone: 0359 897805749