ORGANISATION IN SWEDEN
THE BOARD OF LOZA FOUNDATION
The board of Loza Foundations has the overall responsibility for all Loza operations and has at least four board meetings a year. Board members are appointed by the board and the Loza head office is situated in Varberg, Sweden.
Chairman of the Board of Loza Foundation.
Pär has extensive experience from creating value in businesses. By creating growth with the help of people who fill processes with both structure and energy.
“We work actively with agile leadership based on movement across strategic, tactical and operational areas that need to be challenged. When we combine this with a coaching approach, we reach places we did not even think existed.”
General secretary and board member of the Loza Foundation.
Sabina works with research and project development in the Loza Foundation and she is the operational leader for the ongoing work in the organisation. Sabina originally studied healthcare and is a certified nurse with experience from both hospitals and care homes, where she has worked with disabled people and also people with physical and mental illnesses. After this early career, she has devoted her professional life to product development and run her own firm, Grubbeson Design, since 2010. In 2016 she started a research concerning the situation of the most vulnerable people in the poorest parts of Europe, which resulted in the formation of the Loza Foundation.
For fourty years, Jörgen has built up rental company Stål & Hyrmaskiner in Varberg that today is Renta Sweden. Jörgen has been a part of the Loza Foundation board since the foundation was founded in 2017.
As a tax lawyer at BDO in Gothenburg. Thony works with a whole range of customers, but has specific experience with tax management for charities, foundations and non-profit organisations. Thony has been a part of the Loza Foundation board since the foundation was founded in 2017.
Gabrielle Göthberg von Troil
Gabrielle is educated in Human Rights with experience from Save the Children as secretary as well as with media and communication.
Bojana is a former chief of cabinet in the ministery of health in Skopje, North Macedonia where she worked as a main advisor for public health matters, created and implemented public health policies among other commitments. Before that she worked at H.E.R.A. Health Education and Research Association in Skopje, North Macedonia. Bojana holds a bachelor´s degree in political science and diplomacy at the FON university in Skopje North Macedonia together with a Master´s degree in public health at Lund university in Sweden. Today Bojana lives in Sweden where she works as a development manager for public health administration in the Borås municipality.
Dragana was born in Kumanovo in North Macedonia and today she lives in Sweden were she work as a building permit architect at the Public Works Administration of Borås city. Dragana has been active in the Loza Foundation’s organisation since the foundation was founded in 2017.
OTHER VOLUNTEERS IN SWEDEN
Communication and fundraising campaigns
Sara is a educated designer at Konstfack and has several years of experience in leading research and innovation projects linked to both social and technical societal challenges. Today she works as an innovation leader at Openlab KTH in Stockholm with the public sector as a client and universities and companies as colleagues. Sara contributes to the Loza Foundation through communication and marketing to spread knowledge about the situation of Europe’s poorest people and how we as fellow human beings can contribute to the organization’s work to help them to a better life.
Communication and project development Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Sanja works as head of security protection and emergency preparedness in Bromölla municipality. Sanja speaks Bosnian and helps with the development and follow-up of the Loza Foundation’s projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ambassador for Loza Foundation.
Jonas has Down Syndrome but that does not stop him from doing what he wants. Jonas advocates equality in society for people with disabilities and thinks it is good that people are different and that everyone has something to contribute. Jonas is passionate about helping other people and wants to influence so that people with disabilities in other countries, where they are not treated according to their human rights, to have a better life. With the help of his positive outward-looking manner, he wants to shatter prejudices about people who are different. Jonas is the initiator of the podcast `Different is best ´ which he developed together with Anna Ginsthammar.
ORGANISATION IN NORTH MACEDONIA
DENDO VAS – Supporting hand – Association center for educational support of children in North Macedonia
Project coordinator for the poverty program in Northern Macedonia
Zaklina is a lawyer and president of the organization Dendo Vas in North Macedonia. She has many years of experience in development work for the poorest and most vulnerable and works for all children’s right to go to school. Zaklina, together with the organization Loza Foundation, has developed the support and mentoring program for the poorest and most vulnerable families with children.
The intervention team `Families with children in extreme poverty ‘in North Macedonia
Sabri has previously worked with particularly vulnerable groups and refugees to develop social housing. Sabri works in the intervention team to ensure that the poorest families with children have improved living conditions, as a mentor to look for work and go to a job interview and support vulnerable families to get out of the complex situation that extreme poverty entails.
Social workers `Families with children in extreme poverty ‘ in North Macedonia
Ivana works with support and the mentoring program for families with children living in extreme poverty. It is an extensive and close work for the families that is about creating improved living conditions, registering the children in school and assisting the family with the most basic needs such as food, warmth and clothes. For the most vulnerable families to get out of the complex situation of extreme poverty.
CEPROSARD – Center for promotion of sustainable agricultural practices and rural development in North Macedonia
Project coordinator for the TIMOR project which moves disabled people from institutional care to community-based group homes in North Macedonia. The project runs from 2019-2022.
Tea is working in the TIMOR project which moves disabled people from institutional care to community-based group homes in North Macedonia. The project runs from 2019-2022.
Maja is working in the TIMOR project which moves disabled people from institutional care to community-based group homes in North Macedonia. The project runs from 2019-2022.
Marina is working with the administration of the TIMOR project which moves disabled people from institutional care to community-based group homes in North Macedonia. The project runs from 2019-2022.
OTHER VOLUNTEERS IN NORTH MACEDONIA
Project-coordinator and follow-up on projects in North Macedonia. Glorija studies special education and rehabilitation at Ss Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. She has volunteered in children´s orphanages and centers for special rehabilitation and worked on projects with NGO´s for sustainable development and environmental protection.