Bagel Bejgl

RTS: "Selling bagels to assist victims of violence"

Sunday, May 12, 2019, 09:55 -> 10:03
Source: RTS
Author: Visnja Visnjic Milic
Selling bagels to assist victims of violence​
There is an alternative for those whose favorite breakfast is not burek. It was created in the organization "Atina" when they began producing bagels. All profits from this pastry sale is directed toward assistance to victims of violence and human trafficking. How they decided to make such a step and how challenging it is to run a social enterprise in Serbia.  

Žene na prekretnici: Bagel Bejgl at a panel discussion on social entrepreneurship

On November 25, 2018, Association Žene na prekretnici organized a panel discussion "Challenges, Results, Plans: Social Entrepreneurship as a Model for Economic Empowerment and Inclusion of Vulnerable Groups", as part of the Serbian Visions multicongress. The panel included Marija Radovanović from the German Organization for International Cooperation (GIZ), mentor and trainer Sonja Dakić, Milica Gudović from social enterprise Bagel Begl, Ivanka Stamenović from Ekobag, Vladica Jovanović from Brodoto, while the panel was moderated by journalist Maja Kukavica.


SENSES - SE Bagel Bejgl

Bagel Бејгл was awarded WEEmpower certificate for their efforts on advancing Sustainable Development Goals and improving the position of women and girls in our society and globally!

The certificate was awarded at the UnitedNation Headquarters, as part of the WEEmpower UN SDG Challenge.

Learn more about Bagel Bejgl in the video below.


Third of the victims are children, we will do everything to eradicate “modern slavery” in Serbia

Today, on the occasion of the World Day against Trafficking in Persons, US Ambassador to Serbia, Kyle Scott, and Minister Zoran Djordjevic visited the social enterprise of Citizens’ Association Atina, Bagel Bejgl shop, whose profits are financing recovery programs this organization runs for the victims of human trafficking.

US Ambassador Scott has underlined that human trafficking is a global phenomenon, and that there is no country in the world that is not faced with the issue of modern slavery.


Israeli Ambassador in the visit to NGO Atina and Bagel Bejgl shop

Atina and Bagel Bejgl gained new allies in the fight for an equal society, Alona Fisher-Kamm, Ambassador of the State of Israel to the Republic of Serbia, and Rina Bar-Tal, President of the Israel Women's Network.

They visited Atina and Bagel Bejgl shop on Friday, June 30, 2017. The meeting was held in a pleasant atmosphere, with the exchange and understanding of the position of women, and things that must be done to achieve gender equality, but also to provide equal opportunities for all the women in society.