best practices

This association was founded in 2001 in Bačka topola, in order to economically and socially empower women. Their products are traditional handicrafts such as sewing, embroidery and tailoring. They make handbags and tablecloths, clothes and pottery. Our target group are women from rural areas who have lost their jobs, but have knowledge of craftwork and various forms of manual labour. For them Hera organises training for occupations that do not require large investments and initial capital so that these women could use their knowledge acquired in training.

The association was founded in 2009 by several people who themselves had experienced anxiety disorders.

The mission of the Association is to provide various forms of support to people with neuroses, raise awareness and educate society on the issue of neurosis, develop prevention of neurotic and other mental disorders, and promote the rights of persons with mental disorders.

Jointly owned by the Republic of Serbia and RTB BOR Group, I.E. „LAKA ŽICA“ factory LRD. – Their main activity is professional rehabilitation and employment of persons with disabilities through training for carpentry work.

Over a half of their employees are persons with disabilities. For their engagement they cooperate with the National Employment Service and Special School for Primary and Secondary Education in Bor. In their company, the employees undergo training led by the team specialized in practical training, labor and social integration.

 

Caritas ŠABAC is a part of the international Caritas network that i present in Šabac since 1992.

That is how a company named „Be a man“ was formed in which they have opened three humanitarian second hand shops that employ vulnerable women.

Two years ago, they began to collect clothes and that action was called „Bread of textiles“. They collect clothes in Sarajevo and Banja Luka. Then the clothes is gathered in storage by nine people who work there and are socially vulnerable. One of them is a former homeless man from Sarajevo, who now lives from his work thanks to ADRI.

Bešlagić is social entrepreneur of “Green Islands” business. He made his positive story through the investment of the Foundation Mozaik.

Green Islands as a social business is an amusement park who is working through its environmental activities in order to conserve natural resources and to promote the natural and cultural treasures of our region, through its offer of cycling tours, rafting, camping etc.

 Company “Christmas and sons” is the only authorized Microsoft refabricant in this part of Europe. The basic idea of environmental actions in this company is tutoring local communities in Serbia, primarly about what is electronic and electrical waste, what it means to be treated properly, and why is dangerous and why is deposited in eamarked containers.

In order to raise additional funds for realization of their projects, the Foundation established a social enterprise Divac HOD d.o.o. in February 2010 and its total profit is directed to the Foundation „Ana and Vlade Divac“ for the implementation of humanitarian projects.

Divac HOD d.o.o. is engaged in the production and sale of souvenirs such as T-shirts, mugs, magnets, coasters, scented candles, posters and key chains. Their original souvenirs are bought by many tourists visiting Belgrade.

We achieve our goals primarily by issuing the magazine of the same name sold by members of marginalized who keep a half of the earned income.

Their vendors are homeless, street youth, the poorest and most vulnerable individuals. Before they start working, future vendors attend training for salespeople to help them develop social skills and sales skills, show them the method of distribution, the magazine itself and the rules of conduct.

In other words VISAN tried to conquer a broad area of environmental protection and sanitation, through providing services, but also through continuous environmental care and also educating staff and the developing programs.