Partners

DEŠA distinguishes between three kinds of donors based in Croatia: Croatian Government institutions, foreign institutions based in Croatia and Croatian companies, associations and individuals. Those among DEŠA’s donors, who have shown particular personal dedication to the task of helping DEŠA over the years, have been appointed DEŠA’s Honorary Members, and their names are indicated in bold on the lists that follow, starting with Croatia and followed with foreign countries.

Croatian Government institutions

  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Ministry of Culture – Zagreb
  • Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure
  • Ministry of the Family, Veterans’ Affairs and Intergenerational Solidarity
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Rural Development
  • Ministry of Health and Social Welfare
  • Ministry for Trade, Small and Medium Entreprises – Zagreb
  • Ministry of Development and Reconstruction
  • City of Dubrovnik – Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik Neretva County – Dubrovnik
  • National Foundation for Civil Society Development
  • Government of the Republic of Croatia Office for refugees and exiles – Zagreb
  • State Protocol of the Republic of Croatia – Zagreb
  • State Institute for the Protection of the family, youth and motherhood – Zagreb
  • Community of Mljet
  • Community of Dubrovačko primorje
  • Economic University
  • University of Dubrovnik

Foreign institutions based in Croatia

  • Canadian Embassy – Zagreb (Percy Abols)
  • British Embassy Development Section – Zagreb
  • French Embassy – Zagreb
  • World Council of Churches – Omiš (Carolyn Boyd)
  • Church of Christ – Zagreb (Joy Crouch)
  • Delphi International – Zagreb
  • Goethe Institut – Zagreb
  • OESS Croatia

Croatian companies, associations and individual donors

  • Atlantska Plovidba – Dubrovnik
  • Croatian Airlines – Zagreb
  • Croatian Post and Telecommunications – Zagreb
  • Croatian Radio Television – Zagreb
  • Podravka
  • Printing office Alfa 2 – Dubrovnik
  • Raiffeisen Bank
  • The Best MTM – Zagreb
  • Tondach – Croatia
  • Zagrebačka banka
  • Zonta – Zagreb

Foreign partners

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Italy
  • Regione Marche – Ancona
  • Cospe – Firenze
  • Segretariato per l’Adriatico – Ancona
  • SVIM Ancona
  • Anna Lindh, Alexandria, Egipat

Honorary members

  • AUSTRIA: Christian Solidarity – Vienna ;
  • BELGIUM: Causes Communes – Bruxelles, Comite du Personne – Bruxelles, Brigit Radman Council of the European Union Bruxelles, Barbara Ryba Council of the European Union – Bruxelles ;
  • BRASIL: Maarten Immink – Brasilia ;
  • CANADA: Kay Aksich – Montreal, Marion Matheison – Nova Scotia ;
  • CROATIA – Nataša Renko, Ekonomski fakultet – Zagreb; Dalija Frank – Zonta, Zagreb; Lucija Franić Novak – Zagreb; Helga i Ivan Ilić – Zagreb; Tereza Kesovija – Konavle; Marija Kaštelan Macan, Ministarstvo razvitka i obnove – Zagreb; Gordana Letica - Zonta, Zagreb; Cvjetana Plavša Matić,  Vlada Republike Hrvatske Ured za udruge – Zagreb; Vojo Radojičić – Rijeka; Rina i Franica Storelli – Dubrovnik; Dubravka Trzun Majić - Zonta, Zagreb; Tanja Vucelić - Zonta, Zagreb;
  • FRANCE: Accueil Paysan – Grenoble, Ambassade des Enfants – Versailles, Philipe Batesti Des Mains sans Frontiere – Paris, Raymonde Bernard Recontres Nord Sud Pas de Calais – Arras, Marie Reine Bernard – Paris, Marina Tomas-Billet – Paris, Odette Brun Federation Nationale Solidarite Femmes – Paris, Maja Dolibic – Paris, Tanja Dupin, Serica – Cevennes, Sophie Zaccaria Duvillier Commitee Catholique contre la Faim et pour le Developpement (CCFD) Paris, Femmes d’Europe – Strasbourg, Johan Ganzevoort Ambasade des Enfants – Versailles, La Ville Roueill – Malmaison, Roswitha Lanquetin Ambasade des Enfants – Versailles, Raymond Longour Le Fil d’Amitie - Gueret, Ministry of Foreign Affairs – Paris, Viviane Monier Federation Nationale Solidarite Femmes Paris, Dragica de la Rosa – Paris, Solidarite Femmes – Besancon, Solidarite Femmes – Nantes, Rudinka Sabolovic Weyl – Paris ;
  • GERMANY: ABS - Delmenhorst, Aktion Handarbeit – Ringenwalde, Arbeit Kreis Hofheimer Frauen-Taunus – Hofheim, Mate Bartulovic – Wiesbaden, Margarita Bibica – Trier, Tomo Curavic Croatian Humanitarian Community – Waldshut – Tiengen, Charsch – Wiesbaden, Gerhild Frasch – Evangelische Frauenarbeit – Frankfurt, Evangelische Kirchengemeinde – Florsheim, Frauen-Anstiftung – Hamburg, Heinz Hahn Deutsche Europa Haus – Starnberg, Magdalena Hoffman Frauenwerk des Kirchenkreises Husum-Bredstedt- Husum, Amalija Janovic Croatian World Congress – Idstein, Gisela Kenyon – Berlin, Branko Kerdi – Siegen, Katolisches Forum – Dortmund, Angela König Evangelische Frauenarbeit – Bonn, Ksanta and Bogdan Nakarada – Hattercheim, Helga Reintroch – Idstein, Michaela Sauber – Hamburg, Bosiljka Schiedlich – Berlin, Priest Klaus Schmidt – Idstein, SSIP – Starnberg, Beatrix Spreng Aktion Handarbeit – Ringenwalde, Gisela Torres – Florsheim, Pater Augustin Vlašic – Wiesbaden, Womens World Day of Prayer – Stein, Ingrid Zu Solms Zonta International Wildenfels – Frankfurt ;
  • GREAT BRITAIN: George Asshworth Change – London, Tessa & Uwe Kitzinger – London, Presbyterian Church of Scotland, The Dubrovnik Appeal – Buckinghamshire ;
  • HOLLAND: Aerts Lief Zonta International – Antwerpen ;
  • HUNGARY: Open Society – Budapest ;
  • ITALIAEma Zuanich Albani Crotone; Associazione Punto Croce Ancona; Lucia Bronzan Milano – Dubrovnik; Cospe – Firenze; Margarita Paulini  Cooperazione italiana – Roma;
  • JAPAN: Peace Boat - Japanese peace initiative ;
  • NEW ZEALAND: Adam Pleydell – Waitakere, Women of Goodwill – Auckland, Zonta International – Auckland ;
  • SWITZERLAND: Cornelia Klauser – Reucher – Lugano, Mare Gozze – Fribourg, Regina Rohrbach – Locarno, Terre des Enfants – Geneva, Terre des Femmes – Geneva, World Council of Churches – Geneva, Zonta International – Lugano ;
  • USA: Susan Baldwin – New York, Elaine Cecile – Tigard, Charitable Society of Konavle – Los Angeles, Michael Cvjetkovich – Atherton, DOVES – San Francisco, Karen Evenden – Los Angeles, The Global Fund for Women – San Francisco, Georgia Kelly Praxis Peace Institute – Sonoma, Letica Corporation – Rochester, Libertas Foundation – San Pedro, Jeanne Schapp – San Francisco, Anne Wilson – San Francisco