Bread of Life, with the help of its long-standing partners who support our social and humanitarian activities, has managed to respond to the needs of the most vulnerable members of society whose financial situation and health have been further aggravated by the Covid 19...
Activities we carry out within our programs:
The Home Care service of "Bread of Life" is a free service intended for the financially challenged elderly, and is financed within the project "Home care, advocacy and integration of the elderly". During the development of the project, which began in 2004...
The gathering place for seniors, "Warm Corner" has been designed for elderly people who gather around common interests with a desire to socialize, help each other, fulfill a variety of their needs, and be useful members of society. It is a place where seniors are always...
HumanaS is a network of humanitarian organizations and humanitarian associations which advocate the needs and the rights of the elderly. It was created on the initiative of the Serbian Red Cross in 2004. The Network...
The Informal Network for the Support of Families with Dementia was launched in 2016 as part of the Bread of Life project "Social Services for the Elderly and Promotion of Active Aging". In addition to the help provided by the Bread of Life
A large number of Roma children are not adequately prepared to start primary school, which is one of the main causes of later failure in education. Roma children aged 3 to 5.5 are far less involved in preschool education...
In 2005 Bread of Life began a programme of support for Roma children with regard to their education and integration into the state school system.The programme primarily focuses on a more successful integration of Roma...
In addition to working with school children and their parents, special attention in the ‘Programme of Support in Education and Integration of Roma Children into the School System’, is given to training young Roma high school students as potential future Roma leaders....
The Bread of Life Recreational-Educational Centre extends over an area of about 3 hectares on a beautiful landscape of an old property in the small town of Tekeriš at an altitude of 300m, below the very top of Mount Cer....
Most Recent News and Information
The "Bread of Life" ensemble participated in the International Folklore Festival in Prague
- November 10, 2022
Members of the "Bread of Life" ensemble, which make up the folklore group of the club for seniors, were guests at the International Folklore Festival in Prague from November 3. – November 6, 2022. At the festival, the seniors of the ensemble performed the choreography of The Game from Sumadija, which was signed by Milutin Veličković, who conducts the folklore group [...]
Sports day in Surcin for children from the Assistance in Learning program
- October 25, 2022
On Saturday, October 22, Bread of Life organized a small "3 on 3" basketball tournament, for boys in the 5th and 6th grades. The tournament was attended by two local teams from Surcin, made up of Roma children, with whom Bread of Life works as part of learning assistance workshops, and the other team from the Belgrade settlement of Lekino Brdo. This tournament is a continuation of the sports workshops, which aim to encourage children, as much as possible, to do physical activities, socialize with their peers, and[...]
Bread of Life activities in the "Life with Dementia" project
- October 7, 2022
During the past few days, Bread of Life implemented two more project activities in the territory of the city municipality of Zvezdara, which are part of the "Life with dementia" project. Diapers were distributed to 13 families with dementia. On that occasion, an educational psychological workshop was held in the Bread of Life premises with caregivers of the demented, as well as a parallel occupational therapy workshop with a demented family members. The second activity was carried out in the local community of Mali Mokri Lug in the open space in front of the local community, as well as in the interior premises of the association of pensioners Mali Mokri lug. Our goal was to make the residents, of the local community aware of the existence of this disease, which is[...]
WORLD HEART DAY MARKED
- September 29, 2022
On Thursday, September 29, Bread of Life took part in the celebration of the World Heart Day, organized by the city municipality of Zvezdara. The event was visited by municipality chamber representative Dr. Gordana Misev, who has said that according to the population statistics for coronary syndrome, 56,610 people died in Serbia from this diseases or disease of the heart and blood vessels in 2021. Diseases of the heart and blood vessels are the leading cause of death in Serbia. Most heart disease is caused by risk factors that can be controlled and treated such as: high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity, tobacco use, physical inactivity and diabetes. For this reason, municipality Zvezdara has been carrying out measures and activities aimed at emphasizing the importance[...]
Bread of Life supported the petition establishing the right to a day care center for adults and elderly people with dementia
- September 21, 2022
On September 21, the International Day for the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease, was marked on the Main Sqare in Belgrade. Organized by the Serbian Association for Alzheimer's Disease and the Red Cross of Serbia under the slogan "Get to know dementia, get to know Alzheimer's disease". This important event was in light of the submission of a petition for the opening of a day care center for those suffering from dementia, in the city of Belgrade. On that day, the petition was submitted to the Secretariat for Social Security of the City of Belgrade. Radmila Urošević addressed those present on the Square in addition [...]
Bread of Life marked the International Day of the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease
- September 21, 2022
On the occasion of September 21 - the International Day of the Fight Against Alzheimer's Disease, Bread of Life, in cooperation with the city municipality of Zvezdara and social partners from the Support Network for families with demented member (Volunteer Service of Zvezdara, associatioin Okrilje and association "Destigma") and the Serbian Association for Alzheimer's Disease organized a forum on the topic "The importance of prevention and preservation of the general health of dementia sufferers and their caregivers". On behalf of the City Municipality of Zvezdara, those present at the forum were greeted by the deputy president of Zvezdara municipality Dragana Đurić, who pointed out that by marking this day, municipality Zvezdara and the Voluntary Service of Zvezdara want to [...]