Thanks to the Proplan organization and its founder and president, Mr. Willem Pronk, Bosnian national charity festival was successfully organized on September 22nd in Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands.
This festival was realized in cooperation with the folklore group BiHro, cultural-artistic society Hajr from Enschedea, Harisom Sefer, Almedinom Jatić, Draženom Dilbert and others who made their performances enthralling and entertaining to all present. All funds raised from this festival are intended to finanse the construction of the Center for the elderly in Potocari and for the project “Love for Mothers of Srebrenica”, which IFS-EMMAUS implementing for several years thanks to the Proplan organization.
One of the beneficiaries of this project, mother Saliha Osmanovic, together with emplyees of IFS-EMMAUS, attended this festival where she told her sad life story and spoke about the importance of building this Center for all mothers who are left alone and helpless as well as for elderly population who need this kind of accommodation. In addition to the cultural and entertaining program of traditional Bosnian music and food, at the festival was presented the premiere of the movie about the life of widows living in Srebrenica and the surrounding area.
We would like to thank the donors, the organizers and all the kind hearted people for their contributions.