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'Regard this as a loan'

Struggling to survive, Serbians receive Lutheran help

Called "Bangladesh," the colony of Roma — or gypsies — is as low as it gets on Serbia's decrepit economic ladder. Here on the outskirts of Novi Sad in Voyvodina, a northern province of Serbia, the Roma have done without running water and electricity for 30 years. Last year some of its 216 residents were driven penniless from Kosovo.


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