Who am I: My name is Paris Nikolova, currently 27 years old. I am Bulgarian, but I work as a TV journalist in Italy where I have graduated Political science. I have lived in India, Kenya and currently live between my homeland Bulgaria and Italy. I have been involved in many voluntary activities since I was 13 years old because all my life I was feeling the need to help other people.
What I love: I am crazy about sports and very active as a person – I love to play tennis, to do horse-riding, to swim and also to do yoga and all types of extreme sport adventures. For many years my biggest hobby is to read. I also like old movies and classic music as well. I have my interest in art and also in fashion and all the beautiful things in general.
My curiosity goes to: As I mentioned I graduated political science and I do speak fluently 4 languages so this was a very important and interesting turning point in my life and I really enjoy it. I am curious about history, wars, poverty, world economy, conspiracy.
Dreams: One day to become a philanthropist so I would be able to help more people in trouble or without a fair possibility in life which they deserve. In my opinion, every human being deserves equality and the possibility of health security and education. I know that in can be very strange that a young person is so dedicated in this kind of issues, but there is a reason behind it. When I was 12 years old they found that my mother has a cancer. Three years later, she has died while fighting with it. That is maybe the biggest reason that provoke me to try to help people more. At this time I was so young but I remember well how hard was to find an information about her disease and the ways of emotional support that we, her family, could give. I remember very well also how my family “donated” money for some hospitals, so my mother to have an adequate attention and help from the doctors. The same doctors who were asking also for personal bribes so they will provide us a medicine that are free but are not enough in the country for all the cancer patients, so those who had the possibility to pay for them, had also the possibility to fight for their lives. That was more than 14 years ago, but I believe nowadays nothing or a very little has changed.
My believes: I founded my association “Feed your humanity” back in 2013 trying everyday to make the world a better place to live in. As they say – think globally act locally! And more important to bring transparency in the ways of helping others and how easy and important is for each of us to support a certain cause that is close to his own heart.
Me at the age of 13 organizing my very first donations for “Gavroche” orphanage Varna, Bulgaria.