Help Aja and her parents' family business hand made shoes

Help Aja and her parents' family business hand made shoes

From Dragana Vidmar

I'm raising for my niece's medical bills and her parent's business: hand made shoes with high quality materials "Suhenko" that needs to stand on it's feet again so they can continue to give Aja care that she needs.

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Update #2

over 1 year ago

Hello All :)
As we are trying to raise money for Aja and her father`s family business "Handmade Shoes by iSuhenko" we are also offering up to 20% off all orders submitted by December 31, 2019!
If you are unable to donate because you saved your money aside for your loved one`s holiday or birthday present. please use it to help this business grow while giving that extra special gift of love!
This way you made an extraordinary purchase that will enable my brother in law to provide for more diabetes supplies for Aja :)
His instagram page is: @iSuhenko
Thank you!

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Dear All,

My family in Serbia needs your help because they are currently in unenviable situation they would like to present to you and this is their message:

" We can proudly say that we have a decades-long, uncompromising handmade shoe business of 31 years. All this time we have been working in a traditional way, using only the highest quality materials. However, we have faced a number of problems lately and have been working on the edge of existence since. We were determined not to give up on quality and high aesthetics, fully aware it would effect the quality of life of our entire family. We wanted to keep values that we trully believe in, alive, and even though that has been challenging, we strived to give example of our perseverance and show our people that high quality items still can be made. 

However, such a way of life has over time created a certain debt to people and the shop and since we were unable to invest in it, it is now in a very bad condition. The country we live in, Serbia, has no well developed system that would support the importance and existence of tradition in this kind of artistic craft. 

Also very importantly, we wanted to let you know that our situation changed drastically last year when our daughter was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. To monitor her condition, ensure proper diet and regular medications, significantly more resources needed to be provided. Thank God she is fine now, we somehow managed to keep her wellbeing under control. 

Due to debts accumulating much faster now and the shop collapsing, we are unsure of how much longer we will be able to fight. 

We don't want to sound pathetic, but simply need help, without placing anyone in trouble, we are kindly asking for your humble donations that will mean the world to our family. We are also welcoming some form of business cooperation. 

We aim to raise $15.000 which would be enough to enable the workshop to accompany more serious business organization so we can work under normal conditions and continue to make more beautiful things, to your and our joy.

We believe in people and we hope that people believe in us.

Truly yours,

Maja & Igor Suhenko at

"I.Suhenko Handmade Shoes"

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Dragana Vidmar posted a new update:
over 1 year ago

Update #2

Hello All :)
As we are trying to raise money for Aja and her father`s family business "Handmade Shoes by iSuhenko" we are also offering up to 20% off all orders submitted by December 31, 2019!
If you are unable to donate because you saved your money aside for your loved one`s holiday or birthday present. please use it to help this business grow while giving that extra special gift of love!
This way you made an extraordinary purchase that will enable my brother in law to provide for more diabetes supplies for Aja :)
His instagram page is: @iSuhenko
Thank you!

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Dragana Vidmar posted a new update:
over 1 year ago

Update #1

Our first donation will give us two diabetes sensors for Aja! This a one month supply for her!!! We are very grateful to our friend who took time to donate :)

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