On August 24, 2016 a foundation stone for construction of two social housing buildings with four housing units each was laid at a ceremony in settlement Osoje in Banovići Municipality. Eight new homes will be constructed for eight local Roma families within the Roma Action 2 project, that envisages construction/reconstuction of homes for 140 families in 9 locations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and is funded by the EU, co-funded by the local authorities and implemented in partnership with ASB and Roma Association Kali Sara RIC.
Banovici municipality is one of nine municipalities in the project that strongly support Roma social inclusion. The municipality is actively participating in the project implementation and is providing co-founding, land plot, project design, all necessary permits, infrastructure connections and exterior arrangement.
Speeches at the ceremony were delivered by Mr. Midhat Husić - Municipality Banovici Mayor, Mrs. Suzana Jasarevic - Country Director for BiH Hilfswerk Austria International, and Mr. Dervo Sejdic, President of the partner Association Kali Sara.