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Children beneficiaries of services of Medica Zenica spent holiday in Slovenia

The Institute Krog from Slovenia in cooperation with the Association “Medica” Zenica organized holiday for children beneficiaries of services of “Medica” Zenica (Drop-in center and Safe house “Medica” Zenica”). Children of “Medica” Zenica stayed in Slovenia in the period 22 -28.07. 2012. As a part of their stay in Slovenia, the children had the opportunity to socialize with their peers from Slovenia, Montenegro and Brčko. Each day the children had workshops on child rights, workshops on nonviolence and creative workshops. During one of the workshops the children made the oath that they swear to nonviolence. The oath states: I am for nonviolence, I do not commit violence, I do not support violence, I learn to fight against violence, I learn to fight against human trafficking. 

Children of “Medica” Zenica had the opportunity to see Kopar and visit Kopar Television and learn how to implement a television show. Also, children of “Medica” Zenica visited the Aquarium and the city of Piran. During the stay in Slovenia ,the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovenia Mr. Karl Erjavec paid a visit to children and wished the, a pleasant stay in Slovenia with symbolic gifts. The children visited Ljubljana, where they had a chance to talk with the Mayor of Ljubljana and representatives of the Slovenian Parliament.Children spent their free time in playing, swimming, going to the movies and the zoo. 

Association “Medica” Zenica takes the opportunity to thank again the Institute Krog from Slovenia for everything they did for the children of “Medica” Zenica who spent seven wonderful days in Slovenia. 

The children arrived in Bosnia and Herzegovina on 29.07. 2012th in the early morning full of impressions: “I will remember this particular trip. I have never gone to a better journey. It was great. Thank you for inviting me to go. I will remember the most the swimming and socializing with other children. I met a lot of children. I had everything I want, all I asked for they gave me. We got a lot of things and I am particularly happy about it. We had good food, ate pizza, and went to the movies, everything was beautiful. In particular, I will remember our time spent on the bus, we sang, played. All have been good to me, kind and friendly. I will remember this trip for a lifetime.”