Educate one person - change the world - Obrazovanjem mijenjamo svijet

Education is the only thing that can help a person, community and country get out of the cycle of poverty, despair and hopelessness. When you combine that with mentoring, you are onto a winner.

Cruising Port Phillip Bay on on the 24th of October on board the Victoria Star, hundreds of professionals from the areas of politics, business, media, the arts, technology, science as well as philantropists networked while supporting the foundation's mission of empowering youth through education, technology access and leadership development.

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Eddie Custovic
Making international connections

Recently some of our volunteers had the opportunity to host a recent University of Melbourne graduate on her travels in Mostar and Sarajevo. We bring you a short reflection on Gloria’s trip and how our volunteers create new links by representing Bosnia & Herzegovina in the best possible way.

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Eddie Custovic
Haris Selmanovic i nasi Tuzlaci osvojili Dalmaciju

U Zadru je od 11. do 13. oktobra održana konferencija i hackathon My Smart City. Događaj se organizuje u sklopu projekta CODE – Suradnja i razvoj prekograničnog poslovnog okruženja a jedan od učesnika u projektu je i BIT Centar Tuzla. U slopu ovog takmicenja, nas student i aktivni volonter Haris Selmanovic je sa svojim timom osvojio prvo mjesto.

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Eddie Custovic
First steps to success - Sarajevo to Freiburg and back

“Sometimes writing only one e-mail can lead to education or employment opportunities,” says Nermin Đuzić, a talented BH Futures Foundation student. Having narrowly missed out on a BH Futures Foundation scholarship, Nermin received an e-mail offer from the foundation to participate in the Mentorship Program. Today, under the guidance of his mentor, Dr Ebrahim Hassan, an expert in the fields of infectious diseases, immunology and virology, Nermin is completing an internship at the Institute of Virology of the University of Freiburg, Germany.

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Eddie Custovic
Renewable energy expert gives back to BiH

The BH Futures Foundation is proud to announce that Henk de Pater, renewable energy project manager and engineering expert from The Netherlands, has become a BH Futures Foundation mentor. More than 20 years after serving as a volunteer soldier in Bosnia and Herzegovina, in April this year Henk visited the country with his son for the first time since the war.

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Eddie Custovic
BH Futures Foundation presented in Washington DC

Vildana Bijedic, one of the board members of directors of the BH Futures Foundation, was one of the featured speakers at the third annual BiH Diasporic Conference (BiHDC) which took place in USA’s capital, Washington D.C., on April 28th and 29th, 2017. The event brought together predominately a young generation of diaspora who has spent many years living in the US and/or Canada. As a passionate advocate for education, as well as one of the directors of “BiH Futures Foundation”, Vildana spoke on the topic "Transforming Youth into Future Leaders through Education and Technology”.

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Eddie Custovic
Students are our Greatest Treasure - Klokotnica Primary School

'When you love children, regardless of their heritage, only then do you do everything to the best of your ability to make sure that they are happy.' (Irena Hukic - Teacher) . BH Futures Foundation donated a multifunctional printer to help students in creating hand-made art in order to raise further funds for their school renovations. Wishing the students of Klokotnica P.S. luck in promoting their efforts! We're very proud of you all. 

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Congratulations! BH Futures Foundation 2017 Scholarship Recipients - Round 1

Following a rigorous selection process, BH Futures Foundation is delighted to announce the scholarship recipients for Round 1 - 2017: Amer Muratovic, Milan Kusmuk & Vildana Hrnjic.

We would like to thank all applicants, who submitted their applications to BH Futures Foundation. We were more than overwhelmed with the response and interest, which we have received. We are looking forward to the applications in Round 2-2017.

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Breathing Easier in Sarajevo: BH Futures Foundation partners with CityOS Air to help the citizens of Sarajevo solve air pollution issues through education and awareness.

BH Futures Foundation to support the CityOS Air clean air movement and take action against air pollution by enabling students to build devices that measure air quality in Sarajevo.

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La Trobe University Engineering Students donate significant funds to students in Bosnia & Herzegovina

Thirteen Engineering and Computer Science students and graduates of the School Of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences at La Trobe University, Melbourne collaborated in an effort to aid fellow engineering students in Bosnia and Herzegovina (B&H), with impressive outcomes. A staggering AUD 2,900 (BAM 4,000) was donated to BH Futures Foundation.

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