Sabina Grubbeson, founder of the Loza Foundation, meets one of the women who survived several rape camps during the war in Bosnia. Project in Bosnia for female war victims: For more than 20 years, the female survivors of the Bosnian war have been silenced, been told to keep quiet, all alone with their traumatic experiences […]
Photographer Joakim Roos’ thoughts of his work with Loza Foundation: He has been a professional photographer for 30 years and has visited the Balkans many times. Through his work with Loza Foundation, Joakim Roos is hoping to give his audience an insight into these countries and to document, as candidly as possible, what the situation […]
Dr Branka Antić Štauber (to the left) in one of the 156 refugee camps that still exist in Bosnia. Loza Foundation has partnered up with an organisation called “Snaga Zene” (The Power of Women): They have been called “the women that were left behind”. Thousands of widows, mothers, sisters and daughters lost everything in the Bosnian […]
Safety and learning, a meaningful life, clothes and personal belongings. Loza Foundation and UNDP have partnered up in a unique project to improve the living conditions for people with functional disabilities at Special Institution Demir Kapija in Macedonia.
From institution to inspiration. In a mountain valley, just outside Tuzla in Bosnia, ten people with varying disabilities live and work together on a farm. Loza Foundation has now stepped in to help USU Garden so that more people can be transferred from large institutions to the lush, self-sufficient little farmstead in the rural countryside. […]
The start-up phase of Loza Foundation’s aid projects in Bosnia and Herzegovina is now underway after a ten-day research trip to a number of institutions and operations around the country.
Loza Foundation chooses local produce to ensure sustainable development and growth: Sustainability and a long-term perspective in every phase and area of the organisation are extremely important to charity fundraiser Loza Foundation. The clothes and goods destined for donation are bought from local producers, as close to the aid projects as possible. “When we were […]
Anticipation, successes and challenges. During the first year of Loza Foundation our focus has been to get the operations up and running and to broadcast our message to the world. The vision for our second year is to dig deeper and start seeing results. We are, for instance, extending our operations to Bosnia and Herzegovina. […]
A car was loaded at Vagabond, a shoe-making company located in the town of Varberg, on the west coast of Sweden, and headed to the Special Institution of Demir Kapija, Macedonia. Thanks to the company’s generous gift of 400 pairs of warm shoes, the winter months will now be warmer and more pleasant for the […]