First Version Presented of Standards Manual for Service Centers for Supporting Families of Children and Persons with Developmental Disabilities

knjiga standardaThe first version of the Standards Manual of Service Centers was presented during the Consultation meeting of the Network of five Service Centers in BiH, held on June 2018 in Sarajevo.

The Network consists of five centers for supporting families of children and persons with disabilities from Sarajevo, Foča, Tuzla and Banja Luka. The meeting was held to present the stakeholders with a detailed overview of the function and work of Service Centers, and elicit suggestions and comments for developing the final version of the Standards Manual, and discuss the process of having it recognized by competent institutions.

“Diversity Street” in Foča – Support for Families of Children and Persons with Developmental Disabilities

TN Porodica je zakon1Foča set up colorful umbrellas in one of their busiest streets, joining the campaign “Families Rule!” implemented by the network of service centers for supporting families of children and persons with developmental disabilities.

 “Diversity Street” symbolizes the importance of providing more rights for children and persons with developmental disabilities, and the importance of providing support to families of children and persons with developmental disabilities.

Association "Dajte nam šansu" Awarded Plaque of Sarajevo Canton

Plaketa 2 revDuring a special session of the Assembly of Sarajevo Canton, the Association “Dajte nam šansu” was awarded a plaque of the Sarajevo Canton, for their selfless humanitarian work and advocating for the education of children and persons with developmental disabilities.

The special session was held on 8 May 2018 at the National Theater, as one of the events of the traditional manifestation “Days of Sarajevo Canton”, held for 13 consecutive years.

Training Held on Strategic Planning

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The third cycle of trainings intended for PPMG grantees and other NGOs focused on issues of marginalized groups in BiH ended with a training on strategic planning.

On the Importance of Managing Human Resources

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Administration and human resources was the topic of the fourth training intended for grantees of USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity (PPMG), and other NGOs dealing with issues of marginalized groups.

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SUCCESS STORIES

Service Center "Dajte nam šansu"

27 November 2015

The opening of the Service Center «Dajte nam šansu – Svjetlice» heralds the beginning of a new stage for equal members of the BiH society – children and persons with...

No Welfare Dependency - Contributing to Society as Employed Young People

01 February 2017

Children without parental care belong to one of the most vulnerable marginalized groups in BiH, and as such deserve special care and attention. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are between...

Childhood Passion Turned Into Business: Silvana’s Cakes on Tables all Across BiH

22 December 2017

Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it...

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USEFUL INFORMATION

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH

11 June 2015

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH – KOMA is currently conducting two campaigns of public advocating: 1) Establishing minimal social security and equal opportunities and 2) Regulating extra-institutional support for...

Strategy for Implementation of Istanbul Convention Adopted: Entities and Cantons Must take Harder Stance Towards Combating Violence Against Women

24 July 2015

Sarajevo Open Center applauds the adoption of the Framework Strategy for the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in BiH for...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

21 December 2015

As an organization that is thoroughly dedicated to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as to promoting inclusion and equal rights for all, «Dajte nam...

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