Christmas holidays are some of our earliest childhood memories, when we eagerly waited for our mothers to knead the Christmas bread (česnica), for the men to bring in the Christmas oak tree (badnjak), while the youngest family members “clucked” on Christmas Eve, announcing the celebration of the birth of the Infant Christ. As we age, […]Read More
A house without children’s smiles! A house where it’s colder than outside! Let’s help the Antic sisters!
We always rejoice when we see a lot of girls in a family. They are a special joy because their smiles brighten every home and make it a more beautiful place to live. However, what happens when the situation is so difficult that those smiles are missing and the dominant emotions are sadness and uncertainty, […]Read More
Crna Trava is “melting” like a ball of snow, the population is getting smaller, and the six Spasićs are “cramped” into 25 sq. metres of living space!
Crna Trava – the smallest and one of the poorest municipalities, has been “melting” like a ball of snow for decades. Since 1953, when almost 14,000 people lived in Crna Trava, according to the last census held ten years ago, only 1,660 people remain.Read More
Only two hundred Serbs remain in the settlement of Šušiće near Štrpce in the far southern part of Kosovo and Metohija. Somehow by sharing the same fate, all those remaining on their centuries-old homelands and living under difficult conditions, seem to have been strengthened and prepared to bravely endure their challenges.Read More
Humidity is destroying their house! The Lojanica family near Sjenica need help, they don’t even have chairs!
Catastrophe best describes the Lojanica family’s current situation. From Stup, fifteen kilometers from Sjenica, and four kilometers from the main road, Velizav (6), Radmila (4) and Aleksandra (1) spend their days playing, unaware that the roof could crash down on them at any moment!Read More
Good Friday is the saddest day for all Christians worldwide. Unfortunately, Good Friday this year brought additional sorrow to the pious Grbić family from Zemun. The father and pillar of the family, Ivan, died unexpectedly following a short illness. Read More
Little Luka takes care of his gravely ill sister Lana – a brother-and-sister love that has no end!
Many songs have been sung, many books have been written, describing the love between a brother and sister. In the Lazarević family home, in Kutleš, by Leskovac, we witnessed a love that surpassed any we had ever seen.Read More
Despite backbreaking work, a combination of tragic circumstances prevented Zoran Filimonović from providing the children with better living conditions. Today, in the village of Muhovo on the Golija Mountains, he cares for his five children and two of his late brother’s children. They live in a couple of damp rooms in a rundown house and […]Read More
During the days she tends to the cows, but at night sleeps in a room covered with black mold – Ana (5) from Tutin
Our villages and cradles have been silenced. That is why it is quite a miracle to see five-year-old Andrijana along with four more young Mijovićs running through Dobrinja, ten kilometres from Tutin. Of the few remaining families, theirs is the largest.Read More
This is Maja Kolarski and her beautiful family. Maja is the mother of six children, and with her live Aleksandra (17), Jelena (15), Vuk (13), Danilo (9) and Lazar (7). Beneath their gentle smiles lay hidden sadness and uncertainty they will not discuss. They are happy, because they are together!Read More