Field trip organized in order to provide assistance under the Social Innovation subproject
After an open call that was jointly announced by the Center forregionalism, as the implementer of the CARE project, and the Fund for Providing Assistance to Refugees, Expelled and Displaced Persons of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina, 29 families of RHP beneficiaries were awarded assistance within the Social Innovations subproject.Of these 29 families, 22 were supported through the CARE project and 7 by the Fund.
The Center for Regionalism then went on a field trip to define specific support for each of the selected families in the municipalities of Kula, Ruma, StaraPazova, Sremska Mitrovica and Pancevo, which aims to strengthen their capacity foreconomic and social empowerment and integration into the local community.
This single mother wants to open her own burger shop, inwhich will the equipment she got within the CARE project will be helpful to her. She will also have a better chance of applying for funding for self-employmentto the National Employment Service.She hopes that her job will start well and that she will be able to hire another person.
Milica had just moved into the apartment she got through the RHP project. She will replace her old sewing machine, which she worked on for years, with a new one, which she goth within the CARE Project.She plans to start sewing and knitting bed linen to order with the new embroidery machine and the material she got. She believes that she will earn more that way and be able to support herself, sinseshe didn’t insure her right to a pension.
Single mother of three grown-up children wants to open her own hair salon with the hairdressing equipment she got. She current works outside her profession for minimum wage, but she has the space to open her own shop.
None from Kajtez family is permanently employed. They deliver only temporary services with modeest equipment that they have. The family still live in a collective centre that is at poor condition. The donated tools will be helpful for extension of their services and earning money needed for completion of the house that is still not usable.
Nikolina is single mother of an adult child that is still within education process. She runs own Beauty shop. With donated equipment, she will be able to extend scope of the services offered and even employ one additional person.