End of House of Opportunity program

17. December 2018.


In December, two young people, our residents - Aleksandar and Violeta, have successfully finished the House of Opportunity program! We are very proud of all their successes, every progress in mastering life skills and their personal development!


The announcement of a humanitarian event

15. December 2018.


Kopernikus KCN Television hosted us, to showcase the work of our association and announced to us an important event - Humanitarian party, which will be held 22.12.2018.godine starting at 21pm in the restaurant Nana Taverna in Zemun.


New Years Fair in Belgrade

14. December 2018.


This year we are part of the traditional New Years Fair in Belgrade, which will be held in the period from 14.12. until 30.12.2018 (11-20h). At the New Years Fair visitors will be able to see and buy products produced by young people without adequate parental care at the Center Star stand.


Celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Center for Family Accommodation and Adoption Belgrade

13. December 2018.


Representatives of the Center Star were guests of the celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Center for Family Accommodation and the Adoption Belgrade. We are honored to be part of this anniversary, with the common goal of the well-being of children and young people.


Creation of New Years greeting cards and candles

10. December 2018.


Residents of HOP Nis were worthy in making New Years greeting cards for the company DM drogerie markt, while the people in Belgrade made candles on order from Haineken. Thank you for your trust!


Pensioners Fair in Niš

8. December 2018.


We were part of the Pensioners Fair, which took place on 8th and 9th December 2018 in the Officers House in Niš, where we had the opportunity to exhibit and sell our souvenirs.


Monodrama Milunka Savić in Nis

7. December 2018.


The residents of the House of Opportunity in Nis enjoyed the beautiful monodrama shown on the occasion of marking the centenary of the Great War, dedicated to the heroine of our history - Milunka Savić, performed by our dear Vesna Stankovic.


Visit to the Institute for the Children and Youth education and a Primary School Mladost in Knjazevac

3. December 2018.


Together with our friends from the Global Sun Foundation, we visited the Institute for the Children and Youth education and a Primary School Mladost in Knjazevac, and on that occasion spoke with the representatives of the mentioned institutions about the problems, their goals, the need for support, and also the children of those institution.


Christmas market in Zurich

2. December 2018.


Thanks to the American Women's Club in Zurich and our friend, Rada Vujinovic for support, the Center Star had a stand on the Christmas market in Zurich. Thanks to the support of dear people, our products were part of this event!


Participation at the multicongress Serbian Vision 2018

24. November 2018.


Center Star participated at the multicongress Serbian Vision 2018, which took place at the Radisson Collection Hotel, Old Mill Belgrade.


Humanitarian night Rotaract Club Niš

17. November 2018.


Representatives and young people from House of Opportunity in Nis attended the birthday party of the Rotaract Club, at the Aleksandar Hotel in Nis, where we had the opportunity to promote our association and the House of Opportunity Program, but also to present our candles.


Lectures about foster care, support for young people after leaving alternative accommodation and children with trauma on foster care

15. November 2018.


In the premises of the Center for care for the elderly, children and persons with disabilities Novi Beograd, 13 and 14.11.2018. a panel discussion was held and the next day roundtable was held.


New resident of House of opportunity in Belgrade and Nis

7. November 2018.


In the past two months, the Houses in Belgrade and Nis are richer for six new residents. The House of Opportunity in Belgrade is richer for four more female residents, while two male residents have moved in in House in Nis, one in October, and the other in November.


Our candles in beautiful surroundings

2. November 2018.


Our candles, made by the young residents from the House of Opportunity in Belgrade, have shine in many wonderful restaurants, cafes, houses, business premises. Thank you for the wonderful cooperation and trust you give to us. We continue with creative work!


Participation at the 63rd International Book Fair

28. October 2018.


In the period from 21.10. until 28.10.2018. We were part of the 63rd International Book Fair in Belgrade.


Youth gathering from Serbia - project I am the change I want to see

26. October 2018.


Tonight, at the House of Opportunity in Belgrade is a gathering of a resident of the House of opportunity and young people who took part in Erasmus + project I am the change I want to see.


Humanitarian evening dedicated to young people without adequate parental care Global sun foundation

24. October 2018.


We were part of a humanitarian event organized by the Global Sun Foundation and Rotaract Club Belgrade-Cukarica, and in cooperation with the Center Star, goal was to raise funds for young people without adequate parental care.


Visit by the media to House of Opportunity in Belgrade

19. October 2018.


During the previous week, the House of opportunity in Belgrade visited three TV teams with the aim of recording a report about the association Center Zvezda and our program House Opportunity.


Food Bank in Belgrade and Nis

13. October 2018.


In the organization of the Food Bank in Belgrade and Nis, from 13 to 15 October 2018, an action of collecting food for young people without adequate parental care – resident of House of opportunity.


Dissemination of the project I am the change I want to see - Erazmus + Foundation

11. October 2018.


In the premises of the Center for care for the elderly, children and persons with disabilities Novi Beograd, we presented the results of the Erasmus + project, which we were part.


PredICT the future - ECDL training

9. October 2018.


In cooperation with Youth for impact and the Center for care for the elderly, children and persons with disabilities in the municipality of Novi Beograd, we provided free training and examination for the ECDL certificate in the field of information technologies within the project PredICT the future.


Donation of furniture and aspirators

2. October 2018.


Many thanks to the donations that we received in the form of furniture to equip the space for creative workshops and aspirators that we needed over to complete this space. We're getting closer to our goal!


Participation in the Taste Fest

30. September 2018.


We were part of this years Taste Fest - a manifestation aimed at promoting agricultural production, processing food in the form of modern foods three times a year.


Participation in the manifestation European Heritage Days of 2018

22. September 2018.


On the big square in Zemun on 22nd September 2018. the cultural and artistic program Children's Market in Zemun was held.


Visit to the White Palace

15. September 2018.


The team and Youth of Center Star today had the immense honor to visit the White Palace, as well as the opportunity to participate in a charity event and exhibit souvenirs that they made.


Theater many wonderful moments

7. September 2018.


Young and the team of the Center Star enjoyed the show Luisa, of our friend with a big heart Vesna Stankovic.


Our candles

30. August 2018.


During July and August our people were hardworking and poured and decorated a lot of candles that now decorate many restaurants and cafes in Belgrade.


Donations for the adaptation of the workshops space

27. August 2018.


During August, we received donations from our friends from companies Enmon, Maxim facade, Astaco, and Metalac company.


Participation in Carnival of ships Savska promenada

25. August 2018.


Center Star with its souvenirs participated in the Carnival of the ships-Savska Promenade, organized by the Tourist Organization of Belgrade.


Realization of a project I am the change I want to see

22. August 2018.


As a partner on the project, Center Star together with the Forum for quality foster care of children - foster for children (Croatia), with the support of Erasmus + Foundation, in the period from 13.08. until 22.08.2018. in place Rogoznica (Croatia) implemented the project with the participation of 18 young people from Serbia, together with 18 young people from the Croatia.


Participation at the Šeširijada event

18. August 2018.


We were part of the Šeširijada event which is traditionally held at Skadarlija in Belgrade, where we had the opportunity to display the hand made products of the young people without appropriate parental care.


Donation of ice cream

12. August 2018.


Our young people received a donation that sweetened every moment in the House of Opportunities. Thanks to the Black Sheep company on donation of ice cream.


Donations of food and drinks for young participants of the projects

11. August 2018.


Our friends - companies Zlatiborac, Jaffa, Banini, TAK, Next, Rosa and Hermes have provided food and drinks for young people from Serbia who are soon going on their way to Rogoznica.


Hosting in the 150 Minutes show on PRVA TV

10. August 2018.


The President of the Center for the Integration of Children and Youth, Tatjana Dražilović was a guest on the show 150 minutes on PRVA TV and on that occasion spoke about the House of Opportunity project


Stand on Nisville Jazz Festival in Nis

9. August 2018.


With their products Center Star and House of Opportunity in Niš participated at the Nisville Jazz Festival.


Work on the adaptation of space for workshops

31. July 2018.


We started renovating the space in order to provide adequate conditions for the realization of our workshops.


Our Stars with big hearts

30. July 2018.


A girl who is in the foster family, and she is one of the Center Stars big children, donated an instrument (piano) to a boy with great talent.


For the better future

20. July 2018.


On the occasion of the completion of the project for economic empowerment of young people without adequate parental care, the edition of the National Employment Agency published the article about the Center Star as well as an interview with the people who are part of the project.


Our first pillows

11. July 2018.


Young people from HOP Nis, with the help of other workshop participants (young people from socially sensitive categories) sewed and decorated their first pillows.


Exhibition of candles

29. June 2018.


Workshops of pouring and decorating candles were successfully completed in Belgrade within the project Providing support to economic empowerment of young people without adequate parental care realized in cooperation with the Trag Foundation.


Recording of a show about House of opportunity

17. June 2018.


In Belgrade in HOP started the recording of a show about House of Opportunity, residents, their perceptions, life stories.


Workshops of sewing in Aleksinac

14. June 2018.


Workshops of sewing pillows and silent books were also extended to Aleksinac with the aim of providing support to young people from socially sensitive categories in their work training.


New techniques for candle pouring

14. June 2018.


In the pouring candles workshops we met daily with the new ways of shaping and decorating candles.


Renovation of space for workshops

13. June 2018.


We started with renovating and equipping space which we got for our workshops in Belgrade.


Red Cross donation

11. June 2018.


From the organization Red Cross of municipality New Belgrade, both Houses of Opportunities, in Belgrade and Nis, received a donation of canned food, on which we are especially grateful for.


Participation at the humanitarian manifestation

9. June 2018.


Center Star, with products produced by the residents of House Opportunities in Belgrade and Nis, participated in Nis at the humanitarian manifestation To meet the summer.


Center Star promotion in Switzerland

1. June 2018.


In duration of two days, Center Star promote their work at business Summit for Serbian-Suisse companies in Zurich.


Independence the largest success of our program

1. June 2018.


Two of our residence M. and V. at the end of May successfully finished House of Opportunity program in Nis. They both found jobs before completing the program and together we created an opportunity and they made the decision that they are ready for independence.


Participation at events

25. May 2018.


Center Star, with products produced by the residents of House Opportunities in Belgrade and Nis, participated in Belgrade at the several local events.


World Family Day

15. May 2018.


On the occasion of the World Family Day, we were guests of the Children's Shelter in Belgrade, socializing with the children from the Shelter and celebrated this day together.


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Stars






Divna


Divna is a young woman who was in the social care system during her high school years.

Aleksandar


Alexander is a young man who spent most of his life in the orphanage in Belgrade.


Goran


Goran is a young man lacking proper parental care. We have known him ever since he was a boy.


Igor


We met Igor when he was a little boy, in the first grade of elementary school.


Stefan


Stefan’s life story is dramatic, much like most of the young people with whom we come into contact.


Activities

End of House of Opportunity program

17. December 2018.

In December, two young people, our residents - Aleksandar and Violeta, have successfully finished the House of Opportunity program! We are very proud of all their successes, every progress in mastering life skills and their personal development!

The announcement of a humanitarian event

15. December 2018.

Kopernikus KCN Television hosted us, to showcase the work of our association and announced to us an important event - Humanitarian party, which will be held 22.12.2018.godine starting at 21pm in the restaurant Nana Taverna in Zemun.

New Years Fair in Belgrade

14. December 2018.

This year we are part of the traditional New Years Fair in Belgrade, which will be held in the period from 14.12. until 30.12.2018 (11-20h). At the New Years Fair visitors will be able to see and buy products produced by young people without adequate parental care at the Center Star stand.