‘Entrepreneur as a Friend’ is a program of collaboration between small and mid-sized entrepreneurs and SOS Children's Village Croatia. Small and mid-sized entrepreneurs provide one-off financial assistance in the form of donations that cover the expenses of individual SOS families.

The donation options include:

  • 500 HRK – average monthly maintenance costs for a single SOS house
  • 800 HRK – monthly cost of speech therapy for a child
  • 1.000 HRK – monthly costs of transport for a six-member SOS family
  • 1.500 HRK – pocket money for the vacation of six children from a single SOS family
  • 3.300 HRK – covering the monthly utility costs of a six-member SOS family: heating, water, electricity and municipal services

Donation can be made to bank account of SOS Children's Village Croatia - HR5624020061100071558, with reference number 120659-1518 and payment description „Entrepreneur as a Friend“.


Partners get:
  • a thank-you letter for participating in the program
  • SOS Journal four times a year
Benefits from the partnership:
  • enhanced company reputation
  • impact on the loyalty of partner’s customers and clients
  • positive message for company’s employees
  • donation can be written off as operational cost

Experiences (statements from several key partners)


Key partners

  • Bauhaus
  • Bosch
  • Cargo-Partner
  • Chromeco
  • Colgate
  • Dr. Oetker
  • Erste bank
  • Escape
  • Grundig
  • Hrvatska pošta
  • Hrvatski telekom
  • INA
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Kaufland
  • Kozmo
  • Lidl
  • Mazda
  • Medical intertrade
  • Medtronic
  • Mercedes-Benz leasing
  • Merkur osiguranje
  • Ogopogo
  • Opel
  • Oriflame
  • Palmolive
  • Persil
  • Reckitt
  • Rekord-tim
  • Siemens
  • Tovedo
  • Turbomehanika
  • Vaillant
  • Wollsdorf
  • Xellia
  • Zagrebačka banka