A formal opening of the Toy Library took place in the premises of the Public Institution for Preschool Education and Care “Mladost” in Kakanj on 3 September 2019.
The Toy Library has been implementing within the framework of the Regional Project: „Increased Education Opportunities for Roma Students and Roma Youth in Western Balkans and Turkey in BiH”, supported through a grant from the European Union and Roma Education Fund.
It is innovative approach to early growth, development and learning of the children from 0 to 6 years. All toys are educational. They are adapted to the age of the children and safe to use. Some 80 children and their parents will have opportunity to benefit from the services provided through the early childhood care and education program in this community.
Mr. Aldin Sljivo, Mayor of Kakanj Municipality said: „ I am enthusiastic with innovative approach of this project, which is indeed a real resource that needs to be even more empowered and expanded in the future period, so the new generation of children who come will be able to benefit from it, too. I thank donors – the European Union and Roma Education Fund, and I wish the little ones many happy moments and lots of learned skills and knowledge in the Toy Library.“