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Day center for developmentally challenged persons in Brus
In order to secure funding and continuous operating of Day center, Society “Little Bee” started advocacy initiative which resulted with a success. Municipality Brus allocated $11,444 for providing service of Day center in 2015. Brus Municipality also started with creating Decision on social care services which will include service of Day center for developmentally challenged children. Their achievement is significant since their initial goal was to induce the service with a decision, while they managed also to get funds for providing the service. 


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Piloting Day Centers for elderly with dementia in Belgrade
As a biggest and most populated City in Serbia, Belgrade also is a city with deep demographic problems and differencies. Over 16% of population is elderly persons, over 65 years, and most of them are situated in central City municipalities. City has mechanisms of support for the elderly. There are 23 clubs, but they are suitable only for those who do not have significant medical condition and are functional on their own. On the other hand it is estimated that 10% of elderly population, over 65 years, suffers from dementia. So, there is a lack of support in social care services provided for the elderly with dementia. 


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Creating preconditions for providing service Living with support in Subotica
“Thank you for pointing out that I have actually spoiled my child, so now he knows less than he is actually able for. You have instigated me to work on my child's independence, so he could be prepared for life even when I'm gone.”  


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Sustainable funding of Home care and geronto service in Mali Idjos
Mali Idjos Municipality, situated in central part of Backa (Vojvodina), is one of the underdeveloped municipalities in Serbia. Also, over 16% of population is elderly (over 65 years), while 10 % of population are persons with disabilities. In 2010 Mali Idjos Municipality introduced an innovative service for the elderly - Home care including geronto service (which consisted of home care, medical care and help in hard work around the house). This service was important in all three aspects, since over 1,000 of households are single households, with elderly persons of poor health, in need for medical service, maintaining personal hygiene and cleaning of housing, as well as in workforce in jobs such as cleaning the yard, mowing grass, collecting leaves, chopping wood, clearing snow, transportation to health and other institutions, for medical examination or larger supplies. 

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Provided Home care for the elderly in rural areas in Babusnica
In Babusnica Municipality, one of the oldest municipalities by the population, every third household is an elderly household. Nearly 80 elderly persons live in 18 inaccessible and distant villages, mostly alone in their households. They are isolated from their local community, with no social or health care, with poor health and very often in lack of every day groceries or medicaments. In order to ensure and provide support for these elderly Handicrafts from Luznice - Women's Ethno Center successfully influenced on Babusnica Municipality which allocated RSD 2,500,000.00 ($23,843) from local budget for providing service of Home care for the elderly in rural areas. 


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Women's Clinic of Health Center “Dr Boško Vrebalov” Got Hydraulic Gynecological Table and Adopted Room
Women with disabilities in Zrenjanin are finally able to have regular gynecological check-ups, and thereby protect their reproductive health, thanks to procurement of hydraulic gynecological table, adaptation of one room and building accessibility ramp for Women's Clinic.


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Trstenik Got Decision on Paying Communal Waste Removal Based on the Amount of Generated Waste
Thanks to Decision on communal waste management and maintaining cleanliness in public spaces, citizens and legal entities in Trstenik will be able to pay the bill for communal waste disposal based on the calculation of the amount of generated waste, instead on calculation based on the size of useful building area.

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Adopted Decision on Creation of the Local Action Plan for Advancement of Position of Women in Pirot
Decision on creation of the Local action plan for the period 2014 – 2017 will contribute to advancement of social and economic position of women that make half of population in Pirot Municipality.



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Extended Working Hours of Village Infirmary in Bogovadja by Lajkovac
Village Ambulance in Bogovadja extended its working hours from 7.30 to 14.30 hours, and during that time, medical doctor and nurse provide primary medical care to asylum seekers and villagers.





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Free Legal Aid for Domestic Violence Victims in Priboj Municipality
Once a week, for two hours, victims of domestic violence and single parents in Priboj Municipality will have access to free legal council, writing claims and petitions, compiling complaints and providing general information.



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Personal Assistance Service for People with Disabilities in Kragujevac
Support provided by 10 personal assistants creates conditions for productive, high-quality and dignified life for people with disabilities in Kragujevac.




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Regular Health checks obtained by advocating from Municipality Majdanpek budget
In order to provide more regular health checks for women in rural areas in their community, members of Association Resurs centarfrom Majdanpek, managed to advocate successfully for budget funds from Municipality Majdanpek for improvement of health care for women, organized screening and diagnostic checks.

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KXAM, Trstenik

Establishing Roma Cultural Centre in Trstenik through Public Advocacy

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“Green Signposts” for Cleaner Raška

"...Thanks to the help and support from BCIF, ISC and USAID, we succeeded to get the things started and motivate people to move on and do something for themselves

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Romano alav, Kruševac
"Gaining insights at seminars is very important for our organization, because we strengthen our capacities in that way..."
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Advanced Community Advocacy Program
"During the past months the realization of Advanced Community Advocacy Program project has resulted in a great number of inhabitants from our community changing their opinions on the position of women"
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Advanced Community Advocacy Program

"Outstandingly organized seminars with good tutors have helped us to easily acquire knowledge, methods and possibilities that ACA offers."

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