The National Network for Children founded the Golden Apple Awards to distinguish the contribution of public figures, ordinary people and organization, working to improve Bulgarian children live and welfare.
The awards aim to promote the necessity of special attention to children and their rights at all public levels as well as to encourage good practices in all fields of children live and welfare.
128 member organizations of the National Network for Children, working with children and families all over Bulgaria make the nominations in the different categories.
In the main category “Hero from the tales” everyone could be nominated. If you know an ordinary person who has made something memorable for the children, tell his story.
All nominations are made for a particular activity/initiative of the nominate person or organization. The appraisal takes into account the complete nominee’s activity.
An important condition is that the nominated persons are proposed for activities, which are beyond their ordinary professional duties. This condition is also in force for the nominated institutions – their assigned practices should not be included in their working standards.
The nominations discussion evaluates a number of key criteria. First is how the nominee’s particular initiative and complete activity contribute to child rights promotion and implementation. The concrete achieved results and their importance to children and families are capital. The innovation and idea inspiration are taken into account. The initiative sustainability and effectiveness are also measured.