Donation to the Institute of Mental Health
In the spirit of solidarity and its mission Caritas Serbia handed over a donation in protective equipment and disinfectants worth 627,000 dinars to the Institute for Mental Health on December 17, 2020. During the presentation of the donation, the Director of the Institute, prof. Dr. Milica Pejović-Milovančević, thanked the director of Caritas Serbia, Rev. Ivica Damjanović and the coordinator of Caritas Srem, Mr. Petar Dujić, and emphasized the importance of this support during the great crisis that the entire health system is facing.
"A big thank you! Our ambulance is working with 120% of our capacity, and a large part of our staff is engaged in COVID hospitals. We really need protective equipment and disinfectants. I would also like to thank Caritas for its constant support in promoting mental health and engaging in improving the position of people with mental disabilities. Indeed, Caritas has always been ready to provide concrete support when it comes to mental health ", thanked prof. Dr. Pejović-Milovancević.
Rev. Damjanović expressed satisfaction with the successful cooperation so far and expressed confidence that the partnership between Caritas Serbia and the Institute for Mental Health will only further develop in the future.
Funds for the purchase of equipment were raised thanks to the organizations of German Catholics Misereor and Renovabis, as well as the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), and the realization was carried out in coordination with the German company BEGECA Beratung - Beschaffung - Logistik gGmbH. , humanitarian and social institutions.
Caritas Serbia continues to fulfill its mission and provide assistance to all people in need, in accordance with its capabilities.