Start date: September 1, 2007 End date: September 1, 2014
Guarantee Facility: $9 million in loans
Implementers: UNIBANKA and NLB Leasing
The SME Development Credit Authority facility, the first of its kind in Macedonia, provides access to working and investment capital for companies that want to expand their operations or market opportunities. The SME DCA facility is improving access to capital, which is a major obstacle to the growth of private sector SMEs in Macedonia.
Start date: September 30, 2009 End date: September 30, 2019
Guarantee Facility: $5 million in loans
Implementers: Savings Houses Mozhnosti and FULM
Start date: March 19, 2007 End date: June 18, 2013
Project budget: (Life of Project) US $8.3 Million
Implementer: Tetra Tech ARD
Start date: August 15, 2012 End date: August 14, 2014
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $ 292,536
Implementer: My Career
Improve the participation of persons with disabilities (PWDs) in Macedonian society by providing them with internship and employment opportunities. In addition, encourage positive changes in the perception and attitudes toward disabilities within the private sector.
Start date: January 2011 End date: December 2013
Project budget (Life of Project): $1,336,857
Implementer: Business Start-Up Centre – Bitola (BSC-Bitola)
Start date: April 18, 2012 End date: April 17, 2015
Project budget (Life of Project): $ 575,000
Implementer: Center for Civil Communications
Increase micro and small enterprise (MSE) awareness of the opportunities offered by the public procurement (PP) market; provide MSEs with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to participate more in government contracting; and streamline public procurement administrative procedures that inhibit MSE participation in government contracting.
Enhance economic growth and increase job creation by strengthening microenterprises to maximize their contribution to the national economy. The core pool of project beneficiaries will consist of 180 microenterprises and entrepreneurs from four Macedonian regions.
Start date: April 24, 2012 End date: April 23, 2016
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $ 5 million
Strengthen private sector capacity to drive regional economic development and job creation within selected regions of Macedonia.
Start date: September 2012 Duration: 24 months
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $1,500,000
Implementer: Milieukontakt Macedonia
Strengthen civil society and raise awareness, boost activism, and bolster local resilience to global climate change.
Start date: December 20, 2012 End Date: June 17, 2015
Anticipated Project budget (Life of Project): $ 412,984
Implementer: Balkan Investigative Network Reporting (BIRN)
Last updated: August 27, 2014