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A state of emergency in Serbia due to the flash floods

A state of emergency is declared because of the abundant rainfall in Serbian cities: Cacak, Ivanjica, Sremska Mitrovica, Kraljevo, Novi Pazar, Knic, Arilje, Lucani, Tutin, Trstenik, Pozega, Paracin, Koceljeva, Kragujevac, Vrnjacka Banja, Svilajnac, Raca, Despotovac...

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Empowerment of Vulnerable Older Persons Wellbeing in Kragujevac and Kraljevo Region

Project “Empowerment of Vulnerable Older Persons Wellbeing in Kragujevac and Kraljevo Region“ started in December 2018 and will last till March 2020. Project is designed for an older population living in rural areas of Serbia, to older with а disability or chronic disease, older people living alone, poor, people who receive social welfare assistance, refugees and internally displaced persons.

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Philanthropy is proud to announce membership at CaLP - the Cash Learning Partnership!

Philanthropy launched Serbia’s first cash assistance emergency program after the floods in 2014. Since the year of 2015, Philanthropy has been implementing cash program in the 15 reception centers and asylum centers and providing cash assistance to refugees and migrants. The CaLP global partnership for cash transfer programming in humanitarian assistance will be a catalyst for accelerating change further. Check out which organization are also CaLP members: http://www.cashlearning.org/membership/who-are-our-members-1

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Director of Philanthropy in Brot fur die Welt celebration

Upon receiving the invitation of the Brot fur die Welt, with its headquarters in Berlin, director of Philanthropy, Тhe Charitable Foundation of the Serbian Church, Mr. Dragan M. Makojevic, MDiv MTh, had the honor to take a part in the celebration of the 60th anniversary of the creation of it. While being in Berlin, there was enough time and opportunities to congratulate colleagues and friends, on such important jubilee as well and to talk about current and future cooperation between two institutions.  Director of Philanthropy also had a privilege to meet and talk with His Excellency Mr. Joachim Gauck, the former President of Germany, who used the opportunity and extended His most cordial greetings to the Holy Church and the Serbian people.    

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Philanthropy - strong when it comes to helping people living with HIV/aids!

Aleksandra Bozinovic Knezevic was one of the panelists at the conference “Sustainable Services for PLHIV and HIV Prevention”. She introduced the fifteen years of Philanthropy`s experience in the field to colleagues and the public.   USOP is an association of people living with HIV, devoted to the creation and implementation of public policies on protection of PLHIV and HIV prevention in Serbia. After the conference, held on 28th of November 2018, BBC on Serbian published an article “HIV/AIDS: Support is important”, mentioning Philanthropy and its work: https://www.bbc.com/serbian/cyr/46397555?fbclid=IwAR0gDNB54cshN1qXGMaTD2LT2IbWDYJx6A3vgGnKct9zDU-35LS8Bf3_QjY   

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