Success stories

“Our view” – the light at the end of the tunnel

Company “Our view” from Živinice, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was founded 2012. It currently employs 18 people, including those with disabilities.

Association of Blind and Visually Impaired in Živinice in 2012. Decided to start a business which will employ people with disabilities, as well as persons without disabilities. They came to this idea because they had encountered difficulties in hiring or accessing founds, because they were registered just as Association of Blind and Visually Impaired persons in Živinice and Kladanj. They have launched their company with three employees, today there are 18 employees.
Their current activities are defined through three business units:

  • The first and the oldest business unit is the restaurant “Eye” where four persons are employed, 2 with disabilities, 2 without disabilities.
  • The second business unit is the salon of physiotherapy services where currently there are five employees, three with disabilities, and two without disabilities.
  • The youngest business unit is the roaster and packer of coffee, powder and granular products “Bosanski merak”