Ever since the founder of Loza Foundation, Sabina Grubbeson, visited the institution in Demir Kapija in North Macedonia in 2016 and revealed that the living conditions were much worse than most people could imagine, the aim has been crystal clear for Sabina: All the residents should have a reasonable life with good living conditions.
This is the story of the first year of the Loza project ”Families in extreme poverty”. A project that has already changed the lives of 45 children and their parents who, through most of their lives, have had to live in extreme situations of poverty and have been excluded from the rest of the society.
In a shed on the outskirts of the town of Shutka in North Macedonia, 17-year old Lirija lives with her blind mother, Saadet. The shed consists of one room that serves as a bedroom, kitchen and bathroom combined. There is no toilet and every time it rains, the shed is flooded with rainwater. Lirija has […]
The poorest, most vulnerable people in Europa have been hit hard by the current pandemic. Loza Foundation is dedicating extra resources to alleviate the consequences for the residents at the Demir Kapija Institution in North Macedonia. Not only within the framework of the ongoing EU project, but also with additional support activities.
Loza Foundation is now switching focus to the effects of COVID-19 and is busy fundraising to be able to carry out emergency relief efforts targeting the most vulnerable, exposed groups in North Macedonia. The poor and the infirm have been hit the hardest in this global crisis.
They have had to endure horrendous living conditions and deprivation for most of their lifetime, but thanks to an EU project, the residents of institution Demir Kapija in North Macedonia can finally move out.
For Loza Foundation Cycle4Europe 2019 was a total success and now, the last few details have been finalised for the new cycling event that will take place in May 2020. The new route will run from Varberg in Sweden to Trondheim in Norway.
She works with children and adults with disabilities in the same time as she is studying to become a special educator and rehabilitator at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, North Macedonia. Volunteer of the year at Loza Foundation is Glorija Naumovska.
Loza Foundation’s work in eastern Europe has been recognised all over europe. It is now official that EU-Parliamentarian David Lega, a member of the Committee of Foreign Affairs and Human Rights, will travel with Loza Foundation to North Macedonia on 3 October 2019.
Thanks to our generous sponsors and individual donators, over 600 000 Swedish kronor has been raised during Loza Foundations charity event Cycle4Europe. Now can some of Europe’s most deprived children receive winter clothes, shoes and access to an education. Loza Foundation will also be able to establish itself in Kosovo for future projects.