CROWN PRINCESS KATHERINE ATTENDS 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF
THE HOME FOR DISABLED ADULTS
Belgrade, 30 May 2008 – HRH Crown Princess Katherine
attended today a celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Home for
Disabled Adults in New Belgrade.
At the beginning of the ceremony Crown Princess Katherine
welcomed all the guests and protégés of the Home emphasizing:” As you know,
my Foundation has delivered wheelchairs to your Home, in cooperation with
Wheelchair Foundation and a massage chair. Recently, we have
delivered sugar to your kitchen, as well. We all have to do our best to
improve conditions in our institutions, especially those that take care of
people with disabilities. I would like to praise all the staff in this Home
who, in spite of all the problems, make great efforts to help their
beneficiaries, and to make them feel at home, which this institution truly
is for them”.
On this occasion guests had the opportunity to see the
exhibition of handicrafts prepared by the protégées of the Home, and also to
buy many lovely exhibits.
This specialized institution has 80 protégées living at
this Home at the moment. On their own, they have organized an internal
magazine, creative workshops and Association of people with disabilities.
The HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation has donated
to this Institution five wheelchairs today, 15 wheelchairs in October 2007,
and 16 wheelchairs in October 2006.