"Ibrahim Kodra" Foundation

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Fondazione per i Ragazzi del mondo di Ibrahim Kodra
Abbreviation Fondazione "Ibrahim Kodra"
Formation 4 October 1993
Type NGO
Legal status Foundation
Purpose Humanitarian, artistic, educational
Headquarters Via Cattori 7 6900 Paradiso, Ticino, Switzerland
Official language
Main organ
Foundation Council (Consiglio di Fondazione)
Website www.fondazioneibrahimkodra.org
Formerly called
Fondazione per i bambini del Sakha

"Ibrahim Kodra" Foundation, Italian: Fondazione "Ibrahim Kodra", full name "Ibrahim Kodra" Foundation for the world's kids (Italian: Fondazione per i Ragazzi del mondo di Ibrahim Kodra), is a cultural and humanitarian organization founded in Lugano, Switzerland. It is currently named after the well-known artist Ibrahim Kodra.
The foundation started on 4 October 1993 in Lugano, Ticino Canton, Switzerland under the name "Foundation for the children of Sakha" (Italian: Fondazione per i bambini del Sakha). On 17 May 2005, it changed the name to "Fondazione per i Ragazzi del mondo di Ibrahim Kodra" and moved to Paradiso, Ticino, following with the addition of Behgjet Pacolli as the main supporter in September 2009.[1]
The scope of the foundation consists of establishing good relations between Ticino area and the rest of the world, assist and support emerging young talents in need, especially former Communist countries, providing health, social, educational, technical, and humanitarian aid to children, advocating for their rights, and providing scholarships for young students.[2][3]


  1. ^ Foundation overview
  2. ^ Fondazione per i Ragazzi del mondo di Ibrahim Kodra, Comunicato stampa: Victor Kiselev [Pres release: Victor Kiselev] (in Italian), undo.net, retrieved 12 November 2013 
  3. ^ Foundation's statute (in Italian)

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