Our primary goal is to ensure that children hospitalised in the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology ward of the UCCK receive their anti-cancer and other supporting medication based on the official requests of the doctors. Considering the low average salaries in the country, not all parents can afford the costs of the medicines.
CfKK seeks to attain this goal by offering small-scale support. Through direct communication and by avoiding time-consuming bureaucratic procedures we aim to ensure that our support ends up directly at the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology department of the University Clinical Center of Kosovo in Pristina. Efficient, affordable and effective.
“The Salem Foundation in Ermelo is a charity foundation that is able to give generously to healthcare projects every year, and all over the world. This may seem straightforward, but nothing could be further from the truth. How to ensure that donated money ends up in the right hands? How to secure the project’s continuity? And is all money actually spent on the projects?
With CfKK we know that all these answers can be answered satisfactorily. The many years of collaboration between our foundations has proven this time and again.
CfKK’s board members, with Anke Gerrits as its leader, deserve all praise for their efforts on behalf of gravely ill children in Kosovo. We are very happy to be able to support CfKK in these efforts. A beautiful European project that merits our support.”
“It is an honor to be ambassador for the Care for Kosovo Kids Foundation. The Foundation’s Board Members are committed to helping children battling with cancer in Kosovo. As pediatrician-oncologist I know from first-hand experience how crucial and life-saving the foundation’s work is for these young patients with cancer in Kosovo. Join us in these efforts!”
“Care for Kosovo Kids is the foundation that laid the basis for the successful collaboration between the department of Pediatric Oncology in Prishtina and the Princess Máxima Center in Utrecht”.
“For me this shows how Kosovo and The Netherlands can make a real difference in the lives of children and their parents in one of the most difficult times of their lives”.
“It is not only the professional and caring cooperation of doctors and nurses in Kosovo doing their utmost to provide the best possible treatment to the children with cancer, it is also an example of being there for each other: for the children being treated, for the loving families, and for the team of doctors and nurses from two countries”.
“This collaboration that brings people so close together inspires me, and shows what good friends are capable of”.
“Due to the huge efforts by CfKK, many children with cancer in Kosovo benefit from the collaboration between the Pediatric Oncological hospital in Pristina and the Princess Máxima Center (Utrecht/The Netherlands). This improves the quality of their medical treatment as well as their well-being.”
“When Anke Gerrits and Gerry Beers spoke to me about CfKK, I was immediately motivated to contribute personally to the foundation. In the following years, I experienced with admiration how Kosovo’s healthcare gradually improved and children’s lives were saved.”