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Social economy for employment in Montenegro

Objective:

  • Contribute to the employment among youth, women and long-term unemployed through strengthening their capacity and promoting social entrepreneurship as a means of self-employment

Specific objectives:

  • To empower youth, women and long-term unemployed for employment with the emphasis on social entrepreneurship
  • To promote social entrepreneurship as an innovative means of employment which provides solutions for economic and social problems

The main activities and results:

  • Establishing the target group of women, youth and long-term unemployed persons (32)
  • Trainings on Social entrepreneurship (25 participants), Writing business plans (25 participants), Marketing skills (29 participants), Internet marketing (23 participants) and Management in social enterprises (25 participants) held in Kolašin.
  • Participants of the training in Kolašin were from the following municipalities: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Kolašin, Mojkovac, Nikšić, Plav, Plužine, Pljevlja, Rožaje, Žabljak and Šavnik.
  • Creation of 4 detailed business plans for social enterprises.
  • 5 workshops on career counselling held in Nikšić, Pljevlja, Kolašin, Berane and Bijelo Polje with total of 84 participants.
  • 3 Presentations of good practice examples in Social Entrepreneurship from EU held in Kolašin, Nikšić and Bijelo Polje and attended by total of 60 participants. Participants were from: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Kolašin, Nikšić, Plav, Plužine, Pljevlja, Rožaje, Žabljak and Šavnik.
  • 3 round tables on Possibilities for development of Social Entrepreneurship held in Nikšić, Kolašin and Bijelo Polje and attended by total of 83 participants from the following municipalities: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Kolašin, Nikšić, Plav, Plužine, Pljevlja, Rožaje, Žabljak and Šavnik.
  • 3 Workshops on IPA and EU support programs held in Nikšić, Pljevlja and Kolašin with total of 48 participants from the following municipalities: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Nikšić, Plav, Pljevlja, Rožaje and Žabljak.
  • 3-day training on Project Writing was held in Kolašin and attended by 28 participants from the following municipalities: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Nikšić, Plav, Pljevlja, Rožaje and Žabljak.
  • 2-day training on Project Implementation held in Kolašin and attended by 27 participants from the following municipalities: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Nikšić, Plav, Pljevlja, Rožaje and Žabljak.
  • Brochure on good practice examples of Social Entrepreneurship prepared and printed in 1.000 copies.
  • Manual on Social Entrepreneurship prepared and printed in 300 copies.
  • Conference on Development of Social Entrepreneurship organised attended by 77 participants.
  • Distribution of manuals on Project Writing and Project Implementation.
  • Communication and visibility activities -3 press events held, 25 news and internet articles announced and promotional material developed (750 pens, 650 notebooks, 400 folders, 200 bags, 400 USB memories, 350 T-shirts, 300 umbrellas, 1 roll-up and 236 planners).
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Budget:
163,500.45 €
Project beneficiary:
Foundation for the development of the north - FORS Montenegro
Duration:
12 months (21/10/2016-21/10/2017)
Type of contract:
Grant contract