The Help Mission in the Republic of Kosovo began its operation during the emergency phase in Kosovo in 2000. Aer several years of pausing with activities in Kosovo, Help started with the project “Support to socio-economic stability through empowerment of micro business sector in Kosovo” in May 2015.
The overall objective of the project is to contribute to the sustainable development and the stability in targeted areas with the main focus on economic empowerment. The speciﬁc objective: job creation through direct economic and educational support to the micro business sector in Kosovo.
The project is ﬁnanced through funds from the German Federal Foreign Oﬃce, the Ministry of Labour and Social Welfare of the Government of the Republic of Kosovo and partner municipalities. It is implemented by Help – Hilfe zur Selbsthilfe e.V. Kosovo
Help Kosovo supported the cooperative of women farmers “Krusha e vogel” with work equipment such as milk cooling tank, milk storage container, pump for emptying and filling and scale-measurer. Cooperative was founded in 2002, in 2003 they have started collecting milk from the farmers of the village. (more…)
Adnan Jaremhorozi is a client from Prizren who is working as a shoemaker in a small business. The company produces shoes for men and women, which are great quality products. He used to work with old sewing machines before.
“I am very satisfied with the equipment donated by Help Kosovo, now the work is much easier and the quality is much better” (more…)
Faruk Temo is a client from the Municipality of Prizren who is working as a manufacturer of machinery for food. The client has started using the equipment donated by Help Kosovo and is satisfied with the quality of them. Their market is mainly for Restaurant because they offer services for equipment such as meat mixers, machines and grills. (more…)
Jelena Marinkoviç is a successful farmer from Graçanica. From Help Kosovo Jelena has benefited in purchasing of the equipment for milling of food for feeding animals, such as pigs and chicken. (more…)
Milica Dimitrijeviç and her husband Aleksandar Kapetanoviç work together in car wash company “TUS” in Graçanica. The company offers different services mainly for washing cars but also they offer cleaning services for houses, carpets, beds etc. The business have their regular clients who are satisfied with the quality of service. (more…)
Mr. Koshi is involved in service provision of food products. Through the grant of Help Kosovo the business has increased its capacities and is more stable. The client owns a Restaurant in Prizren where they serve different food but their specialty is fish. The company also offers delivery in houses.
“Help Kosovo supported our business with gastronomy equipment which is a great ease for us to work with efficiency and serve good quality food”
Nafije Ajeti is the founder of the NGO “Women Farmers” from Sfeqel in Podujeva in 2010. They are working with processing of vegetables such as peppers and tomatoes. They produce and sell conserved vegetables in different markets in Kosovo. 7 women from the region of Podujeva are engaged in the NGO.
“I am very satisfied with the equipment from Help Kosovo, which supported us to work with great quality and ease our effort, i recommend women to try hard and do their best to organize different kinds of business.”
Mr. Kovaci is a beekeeper who is involved in beekeeping and has more than 150 bee hives of type DB. The products produced from beekeeping include: honey, bee wax pollen, propolis, and bee milk.
The equipment both through the grant program, have supported him a lot for beekeeping and he is quite satisfied with the new equipment, which has supported him to facilitate the work and improve the quality of the products. (more…)
Samir Mustafa is the founder of the M.S.S.A group in Prishtina, a firm that cultivates a variety of fruits such as raspberry, aroni and goji berry. Samir studied Entrepreneurship and local economy development in University of Prishtina. In 2016 He started to cultivate raspberry, aroni and goji berry with the purpose to produce something from these fruits in near future. “As an entrepreneur, he wants to use all resources in an efficient way and to create something useful for the country where we live. (more…)
Shend Xhemajli a bachelor of Business Administration in the University of New York in Tirana, He is the owner of the company “Skwer Studio”. In Tirana he had the experience to be engaged in different activities related to business which has motivated him to start a startup business in Pristina Kosovo. “Sometimes when I say that I am dealing with Technological Innovation people confuse me with a programmer or graphic designer, but no I am if I can say the leader of the project”. (more…)