December 22, 2015

Vukovic family moved into their new home before winter


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In mid-December, the Charity organization SERBS FOR SERBS successfully finished another big project, which aimed at helping the eight-member Vukovic family from the village of Dusanici, near Prijepolje. The family consists of the grandmother, Milka, the parents Nenad and Ivana, and their children: Nemanja (11), Martina (9), Stefan (8), Djordje (7), and Sladjan (6). With the help of people worldwide, the action was started to move the Vukovic family into their new home. The action consisted of purchasing front door and interior doors, wood-burning stove, bathroom fit-out, construction material for plastering the entire house, plaster boards for walls and ceilings, material for insulation, electrical wiring and piping, laminate and painting. The action was also supported by the “Knjaz Miloš” company with a donation of 500,000 Dinars, as well as the Charity organization “Stara Raška” with 50,000 Dinars. The total value of the project was 1,418,966 Dinars.


Sladjan, Djordje, Stefan, Martina and Nemanja, at the end of August 2015


Djordje, Sladjan, Nemanja, Stefan and Martina in December 2015

Members of the Charity organization SERBS FOR SERBS first visited the Vukovic family at the end of August 2015. We saw then that the good people from Prijepolje had built, roofed and installed the windows on the new Vukovic family house. Talking to the head of the family, we agreed on fitting out the living room and bathroom for them, so that they could move into the house before the winter.


Look of the house when Serbs for Serbs first visited the family in August


Vukovic family moving into their new house in December

After publishing the report on visiting the Vukovic family in September, we received a large number of earmarked donations, so we agreed on completely fitting out one floor and thus provide normal living conditions for this family. The aid action consisted of completely fitting out three children’s rooms, a big living room and a bathroom, which made all Vukovic family members very happy.


Look of the living room (August 2015)


Father Vlada inaugurates the new Vukovic family house (December 2015)


Side view of the house in August 2015


December 2015

Due to cold weather and rough terrain, we agreed on finishing the works on painting the house and installing the gutters and drainpipes in the spring, when the weather is nice.


Road leading to the Vukovic household


Wooden giraffe, bear, snakes, crocodile and spider are Vukovic children’s favorites


Vukovic children in their new living room


New room of the two youngest Vukovic family members, brothers Djordje and Sladjan


Room for the girl Martina


Nemanja and Stefan, the two oldest brothers, will share the room


Happy and smiling, little Vukovic family members in front of their new house


New house, old house and stable of the Vukovic family (left to right)

We call upon all people of good will to get involved and through their contributions help the projects of the Charity organization Serbs for Serbs, which aim at helping socially disadvantaged Serbian multiple children families throughout the Balkans.

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