Family reunification – from Syria to Germany through Belgrade

During 2016 then 10 year old Yazan Irwani fled from Syria to Germany, where his older brother arrived a few months before him. After two years, in March 2018, the brothers received the approval of family reunification from the German authorities, so that their father, mother, brother and sister, who…

Creative workshops for women in the Asylum center Krnjaca – Belgrade

Caritas of Belgrade Archdiocese continues organising occupational activities for women in the Asylum centre Krnjaca – Belgrade. Numerous women are gladly participating to the knitting workshops and thanks to the skills learned from their grandmothers and mothers, but also from other women who participate, they make for children and for…

Humanitarian Easter fair in Zemun

On Holy Thursday March 29th in the parish “Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary“ in Zemun, for the second year in a row was organised the Caritas Humanitarian Easter fair, in the frame of the project “Building Caritas – reducing poverty“. The exhibitors were Caritas volunteers and parishioners, but this…

Caritas carpentry workshop in the Reception center Obrenovac

Thanks to the support of the Caritas network, especially Caritas Austria, a carpentry workshop was launched in the Reception center for refugees and migrants Obrenovac. Under the supervision of Caritas animator Aca Pilipovic, forestry engineer, the workshop will be a training center for 5-10 interested migrants, that will have a…

Child friendly space opened in the Asylum center Krnjaca – Belgrade

In the Asylum centre Krnjaca – Belgrade Caritas opened a child friendly space, for children of age 2-6 years old, with the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs, international Caritas network and the organisation Ipsia from Milan – Italy. Currently 55 children of the age 2-6 is present…

Refugee handicrafts presented on the Handmade festival in Belgrade

On Saturday 17th of March on the Handmade festival, held in Dorcol Platz in Belgrade, Caritas of Srem diocese presented the handicraft jewellery and decorative items prepared by the refugees. These items have been prepared during creative workshops, that Caritas Srem is organising in the Reception center Principovac, with the…

Celebration of the International Women’s day in the Asylum center Bogovadja

On the occasion of the International Women’s day in the Asylum center Bogovadja, in cooperation with the Red Cross Belgrade, Caritas organised a celebration of the 8th of March – a day of fight for the economic, political and social equality of women and men. Through a conversation and discussion the…

“Volunteering fulfills me”: Story of a refugee family from Presevo – Serbia

Raohallah Azizi, a 50 year old men from Afghanistan, likes to help as a volunteer in Caritas, in distributing meals, as well as cleaning and washing dishes. He has been living in Presevo camp in the south of Serbia for the past 15 months, together with his wife Mahjam (45…

Young people from the region united in respecting human rights and democracy

Representatives of 15 youth organisations from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia and Serbia, partners on the project Youth United, gathered in Belgrade from the 12th till the 14th of February to participate to the training Human rights and democracy. Thorough numerous workshops and interaction with the participants the trainers Sara Dereta…

Representatives of ECHO and Caritas shared a meal with the refugees in the south of Serbia

Within their monitoring visit on the 29th of January the delegation of ECHO – European Union Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid from Brussels visited the camps in the south of Serbia (Preshevo, Bujanovac and Vranje). In all three camps Caritas Serbia is providing three meals every day for around 680…