25 Oct '13, 5am

In Serbia, three young Internet workers have launched a website to help the poor which calls on citizens to buy...

In Serbia, three young Internet workers have launched a website to help the poor which calls on citizens to buy...

BELGRADE - Every morning at rush-hour in a Belgrade bakery, Lidija Milanovic buys her usual breakfast - two croissants. But she takes only one, leaving the other for someone who cannot afford it. In Serbia, a country hard-hit by the economic crisis, three young Internet workers have launched a website to help the poor which calls on citizens to buy an additional "solidarity meal" that will be offered to those in need. "It's great that someone has found such a simple way to help people, without spending a lot of time or energy," said Milanovic, a 37-year-old businesswoman who learned about the initiative on social networks. Jovana Bogavac, a high school student queueing behind Milanovic, was curious about what was going on. After hearing an explanation of the project - called "Solidarity Grub" (Solidarna Klopica) - she decided to join in. "A great idea! In this neighbourhoo...

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