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Official Statement from Our Kids Foundation

Official Statement from Our Kids Foundation

At a press conference in the House of Representatives of the Parliament of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina held on November 20th 2019, photos were published about the alleged abuse of children in care at the Public Institution for the Care of Mentally Disabled Children and Youth Pazarić.

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Thank you to all our fundraisers in Austria

Thank you to all our fundraisers in Austria

Our Kids Foundation is very grateful to Marko Govorcin for his ten years contribution to the organization and for his 19th charity concert performance which was held in Austria, Salzburg on 30th March.

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Fundraising Party 2018

Fundraising Party 2018

Huge thank you to all of you who joined us at our traditional annual fundraising at the Gunnersbury pub. We are delighted that this party now in its 9th year keeps alive the energy that connected us for the first time in 2009.

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A Mother’s Story

A Mother’s Story

Following on from last week’s story by Rasna, this article was written by Simi, Rasna’s mother, and tells of her experiences visiting the children cared for by Our Kids Foundation (“Naša Djeca” in local language) in and around Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Rasna’s Story

Rasna’s Story

The following article was written by Rasna. She first visited Our Kids Foundation’s projects in Mostar on a school trip a few years ago. Recently she returned with her mother Simi. Rasna was kind enough to write this article for us, describing her experience.

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Fundraising Concert with Amira Medunjanin 2017

Fundraising Concert with Amira Medunjanin 2017

We are so proud to have these amazing musicians and great humanitarians Amira Medunjanin, Ante Gelo and Zvonimir Sestak supporting our work and raising the profile of Our Kids Foundation. We raised over £7000 which will go directly to support our existing projects in Mostar.

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Laptop Donation from Hero World Support

Laptop Donation from Hero World Support

HERO (Humanitarians for Education and Recreation Outreach) donated 6 laptops to Our Kids Foundation, so the children we look after can do their homework and learn skills they may need later in the workplace.

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Dance and Culture Concert in Mostar

Dance and Culture Concert in Mostar

For the fourth year in a row, the children, employees and volunteers of our Naša Djeca project in Mostar participated in a benefit concert of dance, music and culture. The event raised over KM2500 (£1000) for the project.

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Students from Heathland School UK Visit Mostar

Students from Heathland School UK Visit Mostar

Students from Heathland School, UK, visit Mostar to volunteer at Our Kids Foundation projects including the home for disabled adults, the residential project for young adults leaving care and the kid’s club at the children’s home.

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UK Students Visit Halfway House

UK Students Visit Halfway House

Students from the Chelsea Academy and Heathland School in London visited our Halfway House project just outside Mostar. They helped work on ideas for making the project sustainable, planted a garden, and spent time playing and relaxing with the residents.

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Our Kids Partnership with Vivantio

Our Kids Partnership with Vivantio

Vivantio (vivantio.com), a service management software company based in the UK and US, has launched a corporate giving project and has selected Our Kids Foundation as a major beneficiary for 2015.

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Donation from Natural Beauty Care Australia

Donation from Natural Beauty Care Australia

Natural Beauty Care is a successful family business and they take their social responsibility seriously, always looking to share their prosperity with good causes around the world. This year they have chosen to support Our Kids Foundation with a donation of AU$5000.

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Fundraising Concert with Amira Medunjanin and Ante Gelo

Fundraising Concert with Amira Medunjanin and Ante Gelo

Our Kids Foundation would like to thank Amira and Ante for being such star performers at the fundraising concert on Saturday. The proceeds came to £4837 and will go towards the Foundation’s latest project: Kuća na Pola Puta, or Halfway House.

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Doha Ladies Rugby team Fundraising Quiz, Qatar

Doha Ladies Rugby team Fundraising Quiz, Qatar

In the balmy heat of 35 degrees Celcius, the Doha Ladies Rugby Team ran a fundraising quiz evening. The event was attended by over 100 people. A raffle was held with all prizes donated by various businesses from around Doha, and the ladies worked tirelessly all night to sell drinks. About £3000 was raised on the night.

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Fundraising Concert, Austria

Fundraising Concert, Austria

Our Kids Foundation is supported by a truly international community and yesterday many of them came together to put on an exciting fundraising concert in Salzburg, Austria.

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