During the Bosnian War, a bloody conflict centred in the Bosnian capital city of Sarajevo from 1992 to 1995 and thousands of citizens experienced immense hunger in Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the war, Sarajevo did not have a connection to the rest of the world, resulting in immediate shortages of food, medicine, water and electricity.
Lacking these necessities and in constant danger of violence, nearly 12,000 civilians died by the end of the war. Unable to survive on what remained in the country. To date Bosnia is still facing extreme hardship and 65% of the population live below the poverty line. Gift has been working in Bosnia since 2018 help establish self-sustainable projects paving the way for a brighter future.