Social entrepreneurship in Kosovo is still at an early stage, with few networks or support platforms, and no clear legal definition of a social enterprise. Meanwhile women in Kosovo make up only 10% of all business owners, mostly running micro or small businesses, according to a study by RI [...]
Our workshop on women’s entrepreneurship and social business models brought together 20 women of all ages, from both urban and rural backgrounds in Kosovo.
The aim was to provide aspiring and current female entrepreneurs in Kosovo with the tools and methods to develop or scale up a social venture. The two-day training also aimed to connect social entrepreneurs with each other, helping lay the groundwork for a future network of peers.
Training was delivered by Bistra Kumbaroska, cofounder of the Social Impact Lab Skopje and Scaling and Partnership Manager at Social Impact Award in Vienna, and by Shkelzen Merku from Yunus Social Business.