On October 4, World Vision established a Child Friendly Space (CFS) in partnership with UNICEF, for refugees crossing the Bapska border between Serbia and Croatia.
In the CFS children were able to spend their time playing and drawing, while mothers were provided with a space to breastfeed and get rest. During the first day, 30 babies and children and 15 mothers used the space.
21-day old Muhammed from Syria is being taken care of by his mother Lana in Child Friendly Space established by World Vision in partnership with UNICEF. Muhammed, born at only 8 months in Istanbul, spent the previous night in Serbia, out in the open with his family. Make a donation to help Syrian families, today.
"It is very important to have space for women and children where they can have protection and privacy as well as some normalcy" said Weihui Wang, World Vision's Child Protection and Participation Lead.
1.5 year old Rauan from Iraq plays with balloon in front of Child Friendly Space.