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Community Partner: Foster Care Center Jovan Jovanovic ZMAJ

Social Issue: Community Cohesion – Youth at risk

Ambassador: Alen Smailagic

Main Life Skills: Communication, self-esteem, problem solving

About the Program:

For the seventh consecutive year, Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade is working with Foster Care “Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj”, a center for the protection of infants, children and youth in the Zvecanska area of Belgrade. The program features eight sessions that will run from December 2023 to April 2024, focusing on values like teamwork, responsibility, friendship and respect. The main goal is to use basketball as a way of supporting them with regard to dealing with problems, meeting new people and enhancing life skills, such as self-esteem, communication and a sense of community. The One Team participants include 10-12 children aged between 10 and 15. Foster Care “Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj” develops the participants’ care, rehabilitation and development. Partizan player Alen Smailagic is the team's One Team Ambassador.