Local Democracy Agency Sisak and Sports Clubs’ Union of the City of Sisak organised the Sisak CSOs and Public Institutions’ Fair for the 11th year in a row which was held on the 26 September 2020. It gathered 235 representatives of 35 organisations from Sisak and Sisak-Moslavina County area, officially opened by the LDA Sisak President, Mrs Paula Raužan and President of the Sports Clubs’ Union of the City of Sisak and Deputy Mayor of the City of Sisak, Mr Marko Krička.
The Fair was successfully held respecting all epidemiological measures regarding COVID-19, showing diversity and strength of citizens daily working hard on new programs and services that contributes to better community life quality.
Presented organisations are working in varied fields of social life, such as social welfare, health care, youth work, humanitarian work, education, human rights, animal rights protection, sport, technical culture, culture, disabilities, active citizenship and volunteering.
Visitors of the Fair had an excellent opportunity to get to know present organisations in direct contact and tray and learn new skills, such as karate, key-ring making, using hockey bat, athletic warm-up, hit a goal, spin a stick and pom-pom moves, measuring sugar level and blood pressure, dancing, ball exercises, badge making, re-use of old materials, sport vessels, starting initiatives, where and how to volunteer and how to get actively involved in a work of present organisations.
Networking opportunities and development of new innovative activities, giving space for citizens to actively involved in community life is the value of this Fair.
The Fair promoted three initiatives, Croatia Volunteers, European Sustainable Development Week and NGOs Open Doors Days.
Thanking all organisations participating at the Fair, in alphabetical order as follows:
Aeroklub Sisak, Atletski klub Sisak, Agencija lokalne demokracije Sisak, Centar za žene Adela, Dijabetičko društvo grada Siska, Foto klub Sisak, Gimnazija Sisak, Gradski muzej Sisak, Građanska inicijativa “Moj grad Sisak”, Hrvatska udruga za zaštitu potrošača – HUZP, Hrvatsko planinarsko društvo Sisak, Hokejski klub Siscia, Industrijsko-obrtnička škola Sisak, Klub hokeja na ledu Sisak, Klizački klub Sisak, Novi svijet, udruga za djecu i mlade, Plesna udruga Dijamant – mažoretkinje grada Siska, Projekt građanskih prava Sisak, Ragbi klub Sisak, Ronilački klub Sisak, Rotary klub Sisak, Srednja škola Ivana Trnskoga, Srednja škola Viktorovac, Šahovsko društvo Sisak, Športski karate klub “Tigar”, Športsko-rekreacijski centar Sisak, ŠRC Ugostiteljstvo, Udruga invalida rada grada Siska, Udruga KAS Sisak, Udruga lađara Sisak, Udruga OSIT Anđeoska srčeka” Letovanić, Udruga za zaštitu životinja Patronus Sisak, Udruga žena liječenih od bolesti dojke, Zaklada Viktorija, Ženski rukometni klub Sisak
Organisation of the Fair helped City of Sisak, Sisak Tourist Board, House of Culture Cristal cube of serenity Sisak Town Theatre, Sisak City Market, Sisački vodovod, Komunalac Sisak and Gospodarenje otpadom Sisak.
The CSOs and Public Institutions’ Fair is organised within the projects Follow my Steps! – Youth for a Sustainable Community, Sisak Volunteer’ Network and Volunteer Centre Sisak co-funded by the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs within the Swiss-Croatian Cooperation Program, City of Sisak and Ministry of Labour, Pension System, Family and Social Policy.
The views expressed in this text are the sole responsibility of the Local Democracy Agency Sisak and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Government Office for Cooperation with NGOs, City of Sisak nor the Ministry.