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1 February 2024 - News

Celebrating the Inauguration of a New Early Childhood Care and Development Center in Mitrovica

This Thursday marked a significant milestone for the community of Vaganice, Municipality of Mitrovica, as Save the Children Kosova/o, in partnership with the municipal directorate of education, health, and social welfare, celebrated the opening of a new Community-based Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) center. Located at the "Skënderbeu" Primary and Lower Secondary School, this center is tailored to cater to the developmental needs of children aged 3 to 5 years old, adding to the municipality's network of ECCD facilities.

The Inauguration Event:

The inauguration event was attended by key figures, including the school's director and staff, as well as Ms. Drita Kadriu, the Municipal Director of Education at the Municipality of Mitrovica. Ms. Kadriu underscored the significance of such centers in fostering early childhood education and unlocking children's potential, highlighting the importance of investing in the holistic development of young learners.


A Hub for Early Childhood Development:

The newly established ECCD center is the sixth of its kind in the municipality, signaling a commitment to providing accessible and quality early childhood education services to the community. With a focus on holistic development, the center aims to create a nurturing environment where children can learn, play, and grow under the guidance of trained professionals.

Community Collaboration and Partnership:

The success of this initiative is a testament to the collaborative efforts between Save the Children Kosova/o and the Municipality of Mitrovica. Through this partnership, we have worked tirelessly to ensure that children in Vaganice have access to comprehensive ECCD services that lay the foundation for lifelong learning and success.


As we celebrate the opening of the new ECCD center in Vaganice, we recognize the importance of investing in early childhood development as a cornerstone of sustainable community development. With the dedication of all stakeholders involved, we look forward to witnessing the positive impact this center will have on the lives of young children and their families in Mitrovica.