Country: Bosnia & Herzegovina
“Nešto više” (Eng. Something More) is an organization which encourages positive changes in society by supporting individuals and groups, through formal and non-formal education, networking, work, joint experiences and help to others, develop their competences and become responsible leaders who by believing in themselves and other are cherishing openness and loyalty to their society.
Since 1997, this organization has been supporting entrepreneurs in several municipalities in B&H by conducting and implementing programs and projects. In last several years, they have focused on development and starting up social enterprises in local communities, strengthening the farmers, and the promotion of models of social entrepreneurship among children and adults.
Through their programs, they:
Organization has also bought a one hectare (10 000 m2) farm which is used for production of fruits and vegetables, as nurserie, and as a place to for workshops and promotion to be held. The farm was purchased from funds that they collected over the years, and today the farm has:
All production is organic and it is being sold, donated to humanitarian organization and public kitchens. People with disabilities are directly included in production process, as well as 35 students. All facilities are adjusted so people with disabilities can work any time. Last five years, two persons with disabilities are directly involved and having a full-time job.
Organizations “Something More” is an excellent example how you can do SOMETHING MORE in every society. Website: http://nestovise.org/