27
SEP
2018

Regional Employment Development Program to increase job prospects for youth!

On September 6th, 2018, EMPOWER Private Sector Project signed a cooperation agreement with RIT Kosovo A.U.K – Training and Development Institute to implement the Regional Employment Development Training Program (RED-T). The program aims to enhance employment opportunities...
14
SEP
2018

The Green Festival grows stronger in its 3rd edition on September 19-21!

September 2018 – The third edition of the Green Festival will come this year bigger and greener than ever before. Over 40 Kosovar companies will present their products and services to promote a more sustainable environment in the future. The Green Festival will provide a...
14
SEP
2018

Youth from Gjilan, Han i Elezit, Kacanik and Viti to receive On-the-Job Training

In August 2018, the Kosovo Manufacturing Club (KMC) signed cooperation agreements with the municipalities of Gjilan, Han I Elezit, Kacanik, and Viti, to implement the On-the-Job Training Program that is financed by USAID EMPOWER Private Sector. Through these agreements, youth...
14
SEP
2018

Partnering with Municipalities to Empower Youth in Business

In August 2018, local-organization Help-Kosovo signed cooperation agreements with four municipalities of Kosovo to implement the Self-Employment Training Program. The program which is funded by USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida, aims to foster employability...
10
SEP
2018

Save the dates for the 3rd edition of the Green Festival!

The 3rd edition of Green Festival will take place from the 19th to the 21st of September at “1 Tetori” sports hall in Prishtina. The Green Festival is the largest networking platform in Kosovo for Green Businesses, government agencies, donors, and relevant energy stakeholders....
17
AUG
2018

2100 Kosovo-made kitchens to be exported to Central Africa!

More and more Kosovo companies are exporting to foreign markets thanks to the support provided by USAID’s EMPOWER Private Sector project. Recently, DONI wood-processing company from Mitrovica signed a significant new contract to export 2100 kitchens to the Democratic Republic of...
16
AUG
2018

USAID Mission Director witnesses BINNI’s successes!

On August 9th, 2018, USAID Mission Director Lisa Magno visited EMPOWER Private Sector beneficiary BINNI in Vushtrri. Binni’s co-owner walked the Mission Director around large production facility and its modern showroom and talked about the variety of products the company offers...
13
AUG
2018

On-The-Job Training Program to Empower Youth Employment!

On August 8th, 2018, EMPOWER Private Sector project signed a grant agreement with local organization Kosovo Manufacturing Club (KMC), to implement the On-The-Job (OTJ) Training Program. The training program aims to increase the skills of vulnerable and marginalized youth in...
13
AUG
2018

Green Festival Succession Plan Established with the Kosovo Manufacturing Club

The Kosovo Manufacturing Club (KMC) is joining the USAID EMPOWER Private Sector project to co-organize the 3rd edition of the Green Festival. Through a signed MOU, the KMC is also set to be the successor of the implementation of the forthcoming editions of the Green Festival....
10
AUG
2018

USAID Mission Director Magno visits EMPOWER beneficiaries in Prizren

On August 6th, 2018, USAID Mission Director Lisa Magno visited EMPOWER Private Sector beneficiaries Dokufest and Jasin Metal in Prizren. She met with DokuFest Management and a group of students from a Film and factual Media workshop and learned about how the festival is...