€15,426Donated So Far
The devastating earthquake happened on December 29th 2020 and heavily destroyed Sisak-Moslavina County in Croatia; mainly Cities of Sisak, Petrinja and Glina. Cataclysmic earthquake, ranked at 6.4 on Richter scale, had an epicentre near City of Petrinja. 80% od the City of Petrinja was destroyed and most of the City of Sisak. We feel emotionally destroyed furthermore because now we have 50 medium and small earthquakes every day, ranging from 1.5 to 4.9 on the Richter scale. By now, we had 7 casulties, and dozen of people injured. Just by saying this, we are petrified and mentally, very exhausted.
Just one month ago, we just took a bank credit loan to buy this home in the City of Sisak, Frankopanska 5 and before we even had the chance to move, our home was completely destroyed and unhabitable. It was our only home. So we are now at a standstill. :(
Building has cracked on four places and imagine, outer walls are 70cm thick. All of the chimneys have cracked trough the whole building and have collapsed and damaged the roof completely. Some of the chimneys have penetrated the roof and fallen into the building. Hallway on the 1st floor has detached from the building and it is "hanging" and leaning to outer left side, and it is also cracked in numerous places. Building has somehow separated in a few places with huge cracks. In our apartment, we have 43 cracks that we counted so far, and all of the load-bearing walls have cracked completely. Massive damage has happened in our bedroom where the roof has collapsed on our bed where we sleep. Also, all of the windows have cracks from inside to the outer wall.
We don't have the money to rebuild our home. We don't expect that the building will be built again by the government, and we don't have any place to live or to start a family, and the bank doesn't want to cancel the loan contract. This puts us in a situation that really nobody wants to be. We cannot get a new credit loan, nor can we pay this credit loan and pay the rent in another apartment. The credit loan will definitely be in effect, and this means that we will be obliged to pay the loan for the next 30 years that, for the home that doesn't even exist.
I'm very sad to be writing this, as this is a situation I never thought I would be. My only home was destroyed, and I, as a person that was previously helping others, am now asking for complete strangers to help me. Is there someone that understands my situation and wants to help my family and me? Are there still people with kindness in their heart to help us with a small donation? :)
We are asking for your help and support to rebuild our home so we could start our family.
Please, we need 64.000 EUR. If we manage to raise more money, it will be given to our unfortunate neighbours that have also lost their home.
Thank you, Branimir Spajić and Diana Gluhak Spajić
EDIT: Currently there is only the option to pay via Paypal, credit card and bank transfer. Working on other ways of payment.
We noticed that some of you (for example Montenegro country) have issues sending money via Paypal. We are trying to sort it out.
You can use the following account to send money if everything else fails until then:
Name: Diana Gluhak Spajić
Added a new and last video from the building on Youtube. Check it out here
Saturday was the last time we will ever enter the building. The latest earthquakes including two that were 5.3 and 5.0 respectively did more damage, 3 to 4 arches gave way on the weight pressing them down and they collapsed. The first arch in the basement cracked. Stairway is not secure anymore, couldn't reach the flat. Makes me sad :( We didn't have any proper sleep in the last ten days, personally I have such stomach aches I can barely eat anymore.
- Branimir Spajic
- Diana Gluhak Spajic
Novosti 1.8.2021.Update posted by Branimir Spajic at 07:18 pm
Poštovani i dragi svi,Vrijeme je da vam pružimo malo ažuriranih informacija. Naime, zadnjih 6 mjeseci života su nam izuzetno stresni i puni nevolja, naravno isključivo vezano za našu zgradu. Dobili smo privremeni smještaj u Varaždinu međutim žudimo za Siskom. Odakle krenuti? Pa krenimo prvo od jednostavnih stvari. Dosta je komplikacija. . . . .
84 days and countingUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 10:46 pm
84 days have gone by since the earthquake which destroyed our new home and our building. We still didn't get our replacement apartment that we were promised to get from the Civil Protection Headquarters and they keep delaying it.To put insult to injury they are giving away apartments in places. . . . .
Campaign link updatesUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 10:48 pm
Dear all,our campaign got updated due to some errors so some of you probably couldn't find the campaign and were getting 404 erros. The new link with the same campaign is this one https://assets.gogetfunding.com/sisak-earthquake-charity/ . Please spread the news and share wherever you can. Thank you for helping us, bless
Update 11.1.2021.Update posted by Branimir Spajic at 07:26 pm
Saturday was the last time we will ever enter the building. The latest earthquakes including two that were 5.3 and 5.0 respectively did more damage, 3 to 4 arches gave way on the weight pressing them down and they collapsed. The first arch in the basement cracked. Stairway is not. . . . .
RTL interview / RTL IntervjuUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 01:13 pm
We would like to thank the RTL television for giving us a chance for this interview regarding the earthquake. You can check out the video below via link, it starts at the 24th minute mark.https://play.rtl.hr/rtl-danas-p_7450/rtl-danas-04-...Željeli bi se zahvaliti RTL televiziji što su nam dali priliku za intervju povodom potresa. Video
Issues with Paypal and payingUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 12:05 pm
Dear all,We noticed that some of you (for example Montenegro country) have issues sending money via Paypal. We are trying to sort it out.You can use the following account to send money if everything else fails until then:IBAN: HR8724020063210160500SWIFT: ESBCHR22Name: Diana Gluhak Spajić
Latest video after new earthquakesUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 05:29 pm
Sharing an update, we went to the building to show you the extensive damage.
Stairway damageUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 11:26 pm
via this link you can see the damage from rain/leakage
Youtube updateUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 11:19 pm
Please find our new update via the YT link: Poštovani,Nove informacije možete naći na ovoj YT poveznici
Featured in newspapers / Izašli smo u novineUpdate posted by Branimir Spajic at 08:04 pm
Dear all, We have been featured via 24sata a local newspaper portal:https://www.24sata.hr/lifestyle/jos-nisu-uplatili-...Dragi svi,Našu kampanju prenio je 24sata, možete je pogledati ovdje:https://www.24sata.hr/lifestyle/jos-nisu-uplatili-...