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"Kichens on wheels” is an example od Social Entrepreneurship in which persons with disabilities make meals.

Social Entrepreneurship can be extremely beneficial for the company. ”Kichens on wheels” is an example od Social Entrepreneurship in which persons with disabilities make meals. “Choco plum” is the first desert in the range of “Kichen on wheels”, and part of produced food is shared free to people with poor financial status and social vulnerable groups. The company was founded by “Our House”, the Association for Support of Persons with Developmental Disabilities created in 2007 on the initiative of perents whose children have disabilities, in order to enable them to work and actively participate in society. The Association, according to its president Ana Spasov, started with production of paper bags and cardboard packing. Today they produce about two tons of bags a month, and among the biggest buyers of cardboard packaging are Belgrade Pharmacies.

Meanwhile, in cooperation with the Municipality Zemun they started a new project-The company “Kitchen on wheels”. In this company food is prepared and delivered to customers at affordable prices, and a fifth of earnings is allocated to prepare free meals, intended for poor citizens. Currently they employ ten people with special needs, that will change there workplace to make them work in varied and interesting environment. This is especially important for people with symptoms of autism. Part of profit from sale will be invested to free meals and to support elderly citizens who are not in the system of social protection.

They will have a support in the form of grants for further development, which in the contest “Idea for a better future” will be supported by Ana Foundation, UniCredit Foundation and UniCredit Bank.

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