• Join us on our quest to help the forgotten Europe

    Loza Foundation works for the most vulnerable people in the poorest countries of Europe. The foundation was founded in 2017.

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  • Aid projects

    Loza Foundation runs aid projects for the most vulnerable people in Bosnia and Macedonia.

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  • The forgotten Europe featured in Swedish newspaper

    In January 2019, the Loza Foundation, together with reporters from Swedish newspaper Göteborgs-Posten, traveled to Special Institution Demir Kapija in Macedonia. In a series of articles they describe the situation at the institution, the vulnerability and the crying need for help.

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  • Cycle4Europe

    In September 2019, Cycle4Europe will for the first time have its charity event cycling through some of Europe’s poorest countries. The event is organized with the aim to benefit Europe’s most vulnerable people.

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  • Support Loza

    As a monthly giver you support the most vulnerable people in Europe and give them a chance for a better future.

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Welcome to Loza Foundation, we work to help the most vulnerable people in the poorest countries of Europe – the forgotten Europe. Thanks to contributions from private individuals as well as large corporations tangible, hands-on projects can be carried out on site in these areas.

Latest news

22 September, 2023


Watch the documentary film about the development of people with disabilities in North Macedonia.
Tome lived in the Demir Kapija institution for 26 years. Now he has moved to a group home thanks to the EU-funded TIMOR project. No one can tell the story better than those who have experienced life from the inside.

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11 April, 2023

The invisible children of North Macedonia barred from school

Today as many as 3,000 people are estimated to be living as paperless citizens of North Macedonia, most of them children. Not having an identity makes it impossible to attend school, which effectively is a crime against Article 28 of the  , where it is stated that every child has the right to free primary education. 

“This is nothing short of a violation of these rights. Parents face unfeasible demands to prove their own and their children’s identity in order to have the right to schooling, health care and social security. This means children miss their chance to learn how to read and count, which, in turn, leads to them being stuck in poverty and social exclusion”, says Pär Rylöv, Chairman, Loza Foundation.

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19 December, 2022


Loza Foundation has been part of EU project ‘TIMOR’ since 2019. The goal is to create group homes in North Macedonia, into which disabled people from the institution in Demir Kapija can move and have a dignified life as part of the local society. Unfortunately, at the end of 2022, this successful EU project will […]

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Support us

We have seen a gap in the welfare of Europe. Forgotten places where people live in inhumane conditions, where the social security network is insufficient and does not serve or take care of everyone. Please, in order to help these people, contribute to Loza Foundation so that we can make a difference.

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The Loza Foundation charity was established in 2017 by Sabina Grubbeson as a reaction to the vulnerable, exposed situations she witnessed while she travelled around in North Macedonia and investigated the current state of affairs at various orphanages and institutions. The foundation was established with the aim and intention of defending the rights of vulnerable people, allowing them to feel safe and secure and giving them the option of a longer, healthier life. Loza will work to improve the living standards of children and adults living in inhumane, undignified conditions. For a social sustainable development in the poorest parts of Europe.

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Our projects

In the autumn of 2017, we started the first project, which is in Macedonia, at the Special Institution in Demir Kapija. In June 2018, we started aid projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Loza – The film about extreme poverty.

The world agreed on the global goals, the first was no poverty. Loza Foundation will not leave anyone behind. In this film you’ll experience everyday life through some of the people living in extreme poverty in North Macedonia, their challenges and how we are trying to change their situation for the better.

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