Portrait Gallery Photos

A Million Borders

A Million Borders — or Milion granica — was a global art project Svitac took part in, which is based on taking portraits of persons and showing these portraits in their city.

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Ellie Maxwell Youth Centre

Thanks to our generous donors, in particular Firefly International, Svitac bought in 2010 a permanent home for its activities in Brčko. We really appreciate everyone’s fundraising. Since then we furnished the space and regularly use it for our on-going youth activities, as well as administration of our charitable activities.

Youth Centre Opening


1999 Croatia Obonjan Summer camp 3

1999 Summer Camps

Our 1999 summer camps marked the start, not long after the war, of what is now 15 years of Svitac participating in or organising summer camps for youth from Brčko.

The first camp was organised by our founder Ellie Maxwell in the summer of 1999 in collaboration with an NGO from Mostar. Through this camp we were able to send a half dozen teenagers to Obonjan Island off the coast of Croatia (and again in 2000).

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