Category: Macedonia

The development of social entrepreneurship is a subject of increasing public interest everywhere for the last couple of years, and it is correct to say that social enterprises are very popular in Europe as well. According to statistics, they make up almost 10% of small and medium-sized enterprises. The Center… Read More
“Pakomak” is a social enterprise established to recycle packaging waste and also to raise awareness among the citizens about the importance of recycling. It is one of most recognized, non-profitable companies that engage for better society and environment in Macedonia. Filip Ivanovski, CEO of “Pakomak” encourages youth to start their… Read More
“The emigration of educated and high-quality young people is a major problem for the development and the future of a small country” notes Mrs. Mila Carovska, a relatively newly appointed Minister for Labor and Social Policies in Republic of Macedonia. Carovska, otherwise a former NGO leader and a well-known advocate… Read More
There are approximately 40 to 70 social enterprises in the country. Most of the education on social entrepreneurship happens within the sphere of non-formal education based on training courses and workshops.   • “Krushevo Women” was established as a social enterprise to support women in developing their entrepreneurial activities, their… Read More
A social business where entrepreneurs and their dreams grow together. E-commerce is a growing trend almost everywhere in the world, as societies are becoming more and more technologically dependent. Nowadays, e-commerce is the solution to issues arising from high costs and human errors, and is a fast, convenient path to efficient… Read More
''The First Healthy Food Restaurant with a Social Business Model in Macedonia'' It’s the 21st century, yet in our developing country, Macedonia, there are still people that can’t afford proper meals and are recurrently deprived of food for more than 24 hours. In Skopje, homeless people are provided the opportunity to visit open public kitchens that offer free meals, but the unfortunate reality… Read More
Buy Less and Care More! Fashion is a reflection of who we are and what we represent. It leaves the first impression and defines us thereafter. It makes us look and feel good. But nowadays it’s all about appearance. Showing off through our fashionable outfits, has become so normal that we don’t even know what the point… Read More
AvAv Happy Dog Center is a project that will provide education on dog rights and protection of the same, through temporary sheltering and nurturing of homeless dogs, in Skopje. The issue of stray dogs in Macedonia is an old issue and, for the most part, persisting. In Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, chaotic urban arrangement and overpopulation has led to… Read More
Warning: Red Light Ahead!    SIA Macedonia 2016 Finalist: Audified Reality Audified Reality is a novel and promising start-up that strives to become a profitable company, while operating in the domain of technological solutions for people with visual impairment. Their main product is glasses, consisting of built-in micro-cameras, headphones and a micro-computer, and they are designed for people with some form of visual impairment.… Read More
Food wasting is one of the biggest global issues of modern times. The reason? It is causing economic damages; it is morally wrong, and it is environmentally catastrophic. Environmentally speaking, if food waste were a country it would be the 3rd largest emitter of greenhouse gases. In other words, wasting… Read More