The Serbian Patriarch Porfirije has donated funds in the amount of 15 annual student scholarships to the Serbian Economic Society Privrednik in Zagreb, continuing to help students in Croatia this year, the management of Privrednik announced today.

“With his personal donation, the Serbian Patriarch Porfirije is helping the beneficiaries of Privrednik’s scholarships this year as well. In the current academic year, His Holiness will provide scholarships via Privrednik’s “Vladimir Matijević” Fund to 15 high-achieving students of lower means, who come from neglected and economically underdeveloped areas of Croatia,” announced the management of Privrednik.

The oldest organization of Serbs in Croatia, the Serbian Economic Society Privrednik from Zagreb, is celebrating the 125th anniversary of its establishment this year.

In the previous school/academic yer, Privrednik provided scholarships to a total of 100 talented students and pupils, among others, with the wholehearted help of Patriarch Porfirije.