01
MAR
2017

EMPOWER and Mobileria Prishtina grant signing

On 23rd February 2017 EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida signed a grant agreement with Mobileria Prishtina, a wood processing company in the furniture industry. The grant given to the company is to support the establishment of a new production line that will allow...
01
MAR
2017

Gemix with EMPOWERS support to open 25 new job places

On 23rd February 2017 ,USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida signed a grant agreement with Gemix; a manufacturing company of colors and other various varnish types. The purpose of the activity is to financially support Gemix with a stone drying machine that will...
27
FEB
2017

Manufacturing price calculation in the apparel sector

EMPOWER and KAMA organized a training with John Haycock on “Manufacturing price calculation in the apparel sector”. In the training session dozens of apparel companies learned for the costs that should have in consideration when calculating the price of a product.  John Haycock...
21
FEB
2017

Yllka Brada designer presented “YOU” collection during London Fashion Week

During London Fashion Week organized by Oxford Fashion Studio, Yllka Brada presented six outfits for men and women with traditional details. Every year London Fashion Week (LFW) reviews more than 8,000 designers issuing invitations only to the extraordinary designers.  Yllka...
21
FEB
2017

We Are Looking to Hire an Intern!

If you are a university student about to complete studies or newly-graduated, eager to acquire work experience in a dynamic working environment, then we want to hear from you! USAID EMPOWER Private Sector, in partnership with Sida, has currently one internship position in the...
21
FEB
2017

EMPOWER continuous supporting Women in Online Work (WOW)

The second phase of the Women in Online Work (WOW) kicked off on 14th February 2017 at a ceremony held in Gjilan. Our Mission Director James Hope joined by the Deputy Minister for Economic Development Besa Zogaj – Gashi and Mayor of Gjilan/Gnjilane signed off on the Memorandum of...
03
FEB
2017

USAID EMPOWER supporting Thes-Ari for further achievements

  USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida and Thes-Ari signed a grant agreement for laboratory analysis equipment which is a pre-requirement for the  EN Plus quality certification for wood biomass fuel pellets. The grant is a co-finance for  seven specific...
01
FEB
2017

21 Inters are Certified in the Wood Processing Sector

On 31 of January 2017, 21 interns in the wood processing sector were certified at an event in Zubin Potok which was supported by USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida . Our Mission Director James Hope spoke at the ceremony along with Goran Paulsson, Head of...
30
JAN
2017

USAID EMPOWER continuous supporting metal producers

On 25th January 2017, USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida signed a grant agreement with Rroni Fer , the main Kosovar producer of cold drawn wire, and  cold rolled narrow strips used in construction and as elements of fences. With the grant given Rroni Fer will...
20
JAN
2017

We Are Looking to Hire Interns!

If you are a university student about to complete studies or newly-graduated, eager to acquire work experience in a dynamic working environment, then we want to hear from you! USAID EMPOWER Private Sector, in partnership with Sida, has currently one internship position in the...
18
JAN
2017

EMPOWER and Kosovo Apparel Marketing Association meets Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Ramiz Kelmendi

The Kosovo Apparel Marketing Association (KAMA), which is financed by the USAID’s EMPOWER Private Sector, headed by Director Nora Zhilivoda and Members of Association Board – Protex, Solid, S/Sprint, Menakon, Soxey and Artatex – met today the Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic...
17
JAN
2017

EMPOWER supports Jaha Energy and Jaha Foods

On  6th of January 2017, USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida  signed  grant agreements with two companies regarding quality standards certifications to obtain total 17 different standard certifications . The grants are signed with Jaha Energy J.v.G. , a local...
31
DEC
2016

We Are Looking to Hire an Intern!

If you are a university student about to complete studies or newly-graduated, eager to acquire work experience in a dynamic working environment, then we want to hear from you! USAID EMPOWER Private Sector, in partnership with Sida, has currently one internship position in the...
14
DEC
2016

Termination of the call for grant application (APS#2)

We hereby inform all interested parties that the call for applications for grants as per Annual Program Statement #2 (APS #2), published on 13th June 2016 by the EMPOWER Private Sector shall be terminated on 30-12-2016. The termination of the call for APS #2 is due to the fact...
14
DEC
2016

Kosovo Wood Processing Companies to Participate in IMM 2017 Cologne Furniture Fair

On 12 December 2016, AWPK signed with EMPOWER the agreement that will allow four Kosovo wood processing companies to participate in IMM 2017 Cologne Furniture Fair from 16 to 22 January 2017. The IMM Cologne Fair is the largest annual B2B event and trade fair for furniture and...
06
DEC
2016

Inauguration Ceremony of a confectionary producer in North Kosovo

On the 1st of December 2016, USAID Kosovo Mission Director James Hope attended the official inauguration of Milos and Marta, a confectionary producer in North Kosovo .The fund from USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida helped the company to expand and improve the...
06
DEC
2016

USAID EMPOWER supports North Kosovo Producers

Monter –B, a metal production company in North Kosovo had its inauguration ceremony on December 1st 2016 where the USAID Kosovo Mission Director James Hope was present. With the support from USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida the company financed the purchase...
23
NOV
2016

USAID Supports Baruti GmbH in Expansion and Job Creation

On November 8 2016, Baruti GmbH signed a grant agreement with USAID EMPOWER Private Sector in partnership with Sida. Baruti GmbH is a specialized telephonic customer service provider for German speaking countries where the company is in the process of concluding 3 new contracts...