Živinice: Entrepreneurship from Women’s Perspective

Selma cokomanija

You don’t need work experience to start a business, but you do need a vision, dedication to work and a desire to succeed. This was the recipe for success for Selma Andelić, a young entrepreneur from Živinice who launched her pancake shop “Čokomanija” a little over 2 months ago.

Additional 214,500 BAM for Supporting Persons With Disabilities Living in Local Community

Potpisivanje ugovora

USAID’S Marginalized Populations Support Activity and the Alliance Sumero signed a grant agreement for supporting the process of deinstitutionalization of persons with intellectual disabilities with 214,500 BAM.

Grant Agreement Signed to Fund Launch of Service Center for Supporting Families of Children and Persons with Developmental Disabilities in Trebinje

IMG 3568USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity signed a grant agreement with the Association of Parents, Children and Youth With Special Needs “Sunce nam je zajedničko” from Trebinje. This grant agreement will allow the Association to open a Service Center for families of children and persons with developmental disabilities from Trebinje and the surrounding area.

Public Institution Education and Rehabilitation Center for Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities of Ljubuški Municipality Gets New Equipment 

Centar Ljubuški 3USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity provided 16,000 BAM for procuring equipment for the Education and Rehabilitation Center for Children, Youth and Adults with Developmental Disabilities of the Ljubuški Municipality.

Lukavac: My Business Will Allow Women to Express Themselves Through Fashion

Lukavac 1Azra Korlatović from Lukavac is one of the women awarded funds for launching her own business, provided by the Fund for Supporting Businesses Owned by Marginalized Women. Azra is trained in fashion design, and she always wanted to open her own tailor shop and make unique dresses.


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Service Center "Dajte nam šansu"

27 November 2015

The opening of the Service Center «Dajte nam šansu – Svjetlice» heralds the beginning of a new stage for equal members of the BiH society – children and persons with...

No Welfare Dependency - Contributing to Society as Employed Young People

01 February 2017

Children without parental care belong to one of the most vulnerable marginalized groups in BiH, and as such deserve special care and attention. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, there are between...

Childhood Passion Turned Into Business: Silvana’s Cakes on Tables all Across BiH

22 December 2017

Cakes and pastries have been Silvana’s passion since early childhood. When she was still a little girl, she would sneak up, take some dough from her mother and make it...

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Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH

11 June 2015

Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH – KOMA is currently conducting two campaigns of public advocating: 1) Establishing minimal social security and equal opportunities and 2) Regulating extra-institutional support for...

Strategy for Implementation of Istanbul Convention Adopted: Entities and Cantons Must take Harder Stance Towards Combating Violence Against Women

24 July 2015

Sarajevo Open Center applauds the adoption of the Framework Strategy for the Implementation of the Istanbul Convention on Preventing and Combating Violence Against Women and Domestic Violence in BiH for...

Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities

21 December 2015

As an organization that is thoroughly dedicated to the protection of the rights of persons with disabilities, as well as to promoting inclusion and equal rights for all, «Dajte nam...

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