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October

Published: Wednesday, 29.10.2008

SOS Children's Village and Mazda Croatia launch cooperation

Mazda Croatia and the SOS Children's Village Croatia signed an agreement on cooperation in the SOS Children's Village Lekenik. Croatia is one of six countries in which it launched this co-operation.

Mazda supports the SOS Children's Villages across Europe

Mazda Croatia and the SOS Children's Village Croatia signed an agreement on cooperation in the SOS Children's Village Lekenik. Croatia is one of six countries in which it launched this co-operation.

SOS Children's Village is an international non-governmental organization founded 60 years ago by Hermann Gmeiner. Helps children and young people, who do not have the ability to live with her biological family, a place where they can grow up in pleasant family atmosphere in their culture and religion. Children are attending kindergarten and school and live in their new families together with his brothers and sisters. SOS also prepares young people for work and for independent life.

SOS Children's Village Croatia currently concern about 240 children and youth in the SOS Children's Village  Lekenik and Ladimirevci and in five Youth Facilities.

Mazda Croatia was decided that it will help SOS Children's Village Croatia so that will cover the cost of electricity, gas, water, utility services and the phone for seven houses in the SOS Children's Village.

"We are pleased and happy we are that Mazda Croatia supports, is understanding in creating a family atmosphere for our small and large residents," she said at the signing of the agreement on cooperation professor Mariza Katavić, President of SOS CV Croatia.

Branko Maranić, Director of Mazda Motor Croatia, said that this project is part of Mazda Europe, but also to continue the engagement of continuity Mazda Croatia on similar projects in operation to help children, through all the time Mazda action in Croatia. "We believe that the others follow these examples because they are children fundamental value of our society, and special assistance is required just to children who have no family to include equal footing in life."

Before the formal part the entertaining program was made where children from the SOS CV  Lekenik performed recitals "Mazda's most beautiful car" and "The Story of Mazda and the dance group SOS Children's Village Lekenik danced a choreography " Joy to dance. "

 

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