97,000 BAM for Launching Service Center for Families of Children and Persons With Disabilities in Zenica

sc zenicaUSAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity provided 97,000 BAM for launching the Service Center “Dlan” in Zenica.

The grant award was signed on March 22, 2019 at the public institution “Dom-porodica” Zenica, by Jasmin Bešić, Chief of Party of USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity and Selvedin Dedić, President of the Association “Dlan” from Zenica.

Fund for Supporting Businesses Owned by Marginalized Women Secures Funds for Launching Businesses in Nine Local Communities in BiH

potpisivanje ugovora USAID“I’m proud that I made my dream come true, that I was the one who gave jobs to six people and allowed women to work in their profession and feel like they’re a part of the society too” – said Sanela Mauzer, entrepreneur from Teslić, one of 96 women supported by USAID’s Marginalized Populations Support Activity (USAID/PPMG).

Mobile App for Diagnosing Autism?

edus2Do you remember the story of Slavko Mršević, a boy from Rudo, who was denied the right to education, friends, and basic human rights simply because he is autistic?

Slavko is one among thousands of children in BiH who are faced with autism and a lack of systemic support.

There isn’t much knowledge about autism in BiH, which is why the system often lacks adequate solutions. Children on the autism spectrum encounter obstacles in the education and healthcare systems. People in their immediate surroundings react inadequately, and the entire family is faced with a host of problems.

On Creating Positive Changes in Teams

aida trening teslicThe training Administration and Human Resources was held in Teslić, on February 5-7, 2019, for grantees of the Marginalized Populations Support Activity (USAID/PPMG), and other civil society organizations whose activities are aimed at improving the position of marginalized groups in BiH.

All About Establishing a Financial Management System

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More than 20 participants learned about financial management during a 3-day training held in Sarajevo on December 4-6.

The participants learned about the internal controls system, financial accounting and reporting, the basic components of financial management in non-governmental organizations, and the practical steps and elements necessary for establishing a financial management system. They learned the basics of hiring staff, and all the legal obligations of an NGO as an employer.


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Coalition of Marginalized Populations in BiH

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