Help Colibri school for children with autism

Located in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Colibri provides free education, therapeutic services, and support to autistic children and their families. In addition, Colibri advocats for autism awareness, acceptance, and the rights of people on the spectrum. Over the years, hundreds of young students received free education, therapeutic services and after-school care at Colibri School, and […]

Celebrating 20 years of Maryland – Bosnia and Herzegovina partnership

On November 16, 2023, the Governor of the U.S. State of Maryland, Mr. Wes Moore, hosted a ceremonial reception at his residence in the capital city of Annapolis to commemorate the 20th anniversary of collaboration with Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the 30th anniversary of partnership with Estonia under the State Partnership Program. The event, attended […]

Thank you for your support!

Thanks to our BHeart community, we are pleased to report that we have successfully finished our campaign and raised over $6,000 in support of women that lived through the sexual, psychological, and physical abuse in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The funds will be distributed equally among three safehouses in Bosnia and Herzegovina: “Women from the Una River” from […]

Stop the Violence Against the Women of Bosnia and Herzegovina!

A painting by a woman survivor, a resident of the Bihac Safe House.

According to research, from 2015 to 2022 in Bosnia and Herzegovina – a country with a population of approximately 3.5 million – more than 60 women were killed by their husbands, partners, or family members.  According to UN Women data, every second woman in Bosnia and Herzegovina, over the age of 15, has experienced some […]

Jačanje bosanskog identiteta: Najmlađa dijaspora se druži sa vršnjacima u domovini

BHeart, neprofitna ženska organizacija dijaspore iz Washingtona, u okviru koje djeluje i virtualna škola našeg jezika i kulturnog nasljeđa za bh. dijasporu svih uzrasta, svojim najmlađim polaznicima obezbjeđuje specijalan bonus prilikom njihove posjete BiH. Kako je saopćeno iz ove organizacije, kada stignu u BiH oni imaju priliku da uživo upoznaju svoju učiteljicu i da, kroz […]

Ministar odbrane BiH Zukan Helez u posjeti SAD-u

Prvog dana boravka, ministar Helez se sastao s direktorom Kancelarije za južne i centralno-evropske poslove u State Departmentu Martinom McDowellom Ministar odbrane Bosne i Hercegovine Zukan Helez od ponedjeljka, 11. aprila, nalazi se u višednevnoj službenoj posjeti Washingtonu gdje ima brojne službene susrete, javlja Anadolija. Prvog dana boravka, ministar Helez se sastao s direktorom Kancelarije […]

Benjamina Karić u SAD: Prvi put uspostavljene veze između Sarajeva i Washingtona

Gradonačelnica Sarajeva Benjamina Karić u posjeti je Sjedinjenim Američkim Državama gdje se u Washingtonu susrela sa gradonačelnicom Washingtona, Muriel Bowser. Tu vijest objavila je na društvenim mrežama. “Prvi put i zvanično uspostavljene su veze između Sarajeva i Washingtona. Na moje veliko zadovoljstvo razgovarala sam sa Mayor Bowser, gradonačelnicom glavnog grada najmoćnije političke i ekonomske zemlje svijeta. Cilj je […]

Član Predsjedništva BiH dr. Denis Bećirović razgovarao je u Washingtonu sa predstavnicama organizacije BHeart, koja okuplja ljude porijeklom iz Bosne i Hercegovine

Član PBiH Bećirović je upoznat sa radom ove volonterske organizacije, fokusirane na rješavanje problema i projekata koji su važni za bosanskohercegovačku zajednicu. Član Predsjedništva BiH Denis Bećirović istakao je važnost rada i aktivnosti bosanskohercegovačke dijaspore u Washingtonu, ocijenivši kako predstavlja važnu sponu između dvije zemlje i poticaj za jačanje odnosa, posebno u oblasti ekonomije, turizma, […]

BHeart Immersive Experience of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Unique Travel Study Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina This Summer for Students and Young Adults! This summer, between July 20th and August 2nd, Green Visions, an eco-tourism and outdoor adventure agency from Bosnia and Herzegovina, in partnership with BHeart, a non-profit organization based in the U.S., is offering a unique travel study program. The program […]

Mladi Bosanci i njihovi američki prijatelji istražuju BiH

BHeart, američka neprofitna organizacija bosanskohercegovačke dijaspore iz Wasingtona DC-ija u partnerstvu sa bh. organizacijom “Green Visions” ovog ljeta u Bosni i Hercegovini organizuje unikatnu obrazovno-zabavnu turneju specijalno namijenjenu mladima iz dijaspore i njihovim prijateljima iz cijelog svijeta (od 17 do 27 godina). Ovaj program je naročito dizajniran za mlade ljude koji su zainteresirani da bolje […]

U Washingtonu obilježena 30. godišnjica nezavisnosti: Snažno uz BiH

U prostoru Muzeja Washington u O ulici, u organizaciji neprofitne, volonterske organizacije BHeart, ovog vikenda održana je proslava 30. godinšnjice nezavisnosti Bosne i Hercegovine. Ovom, izvanredno organizovanom prijemu i promociji bh. kulturnog nasljeđa je prisustvovalo više od 150 zvanica. Među njima su bili predstavnici State Departmenta, Svjetske banke i diplomatskog kora, nekoliko bivših američkih ambasadora […]

Get the Heck to School!

In December, 2017, at the residence of the Swedish Embassy’s Deputy Chief of Mission to the United States, Göran Lithell and his wife Karin, BHeart organized a fundraising art exhibit featuring works by Selma Selman, a Bosnian and Herzegovinian artist of Roma origin.  An amount of $9,820 was raised in support of Roma children from […]

BHeart Donates Farming Equipment to Women Victims of War

In 2016, BHeart continued to support Bosnian and Herzegovinian women victims of sexual violence from the 1992-95 war.  Working in partnership with the Foundation for Women’s Empowerment (FWE), BHeart provided help to Gerc Sumejja, a Mostar-based, non-profit association for women victims of war violence.  BHeart’s funds were used to purchase farming equipment for the most […]

Helping Women Victims of War Violence in Eastern Bosnia-Herzegovina

In June 2014 BHeart raised $13,000 to support an association of women* who were victims of sexual violence during the 92-95 war. The project’s goal was to support the education of the women’s children identified as having the greatest needs and to maintain their meeting place. The project was implemented from September 2014 to July […]

Showcasing Bosnian Crafts

BHeart members and the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina (ACBH) organized a Holiday Bazaar in Washington, D.C. featuring exquisite hand crafted products made by women in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). Proceeds from the sale benefited Bosnian Handicrafts Inc., an organization that supports skilled craftswomen in BiH, and the Advisory Council for Bosnia and Herzegovina, […]

Learning About Bosnian History and Culture

BHeart founders organized a fun and educational event for children of Bosnian and Herzegovinian descent, hosted by the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Young people learned about their history and cultural heritage from Ivica Puljic, BiH veteran journalist and Al Jazeera Balkans correspondent, while making new friends from the community. This was the first event […]

No Child Left Behind: BHeart Boosts Special Education

BHeart founders’s first event was a reception at the Embassy of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) in Washington, DC to raise funds for EDUS-Education for All. EDUS is a Sarajevo-based organization that helps families by raising awareness, fighting prejudice and providing specialized education to children with developmental disorders on its premises. Their work is essential because […]

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