To help people affected by the hostilities establish or relocate small businesses, and strengthen the capacity of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and businesses/private sector participants that provide assistance to conflict-affected population – internally displaced persons (IDPs), demobilized soldiers and members of host communities, including women and people with disabilities (PwD).
The Project is implemented by the Ukrainian Women’s Fund in partnership with Business Arena and 8 local NGOs and in cooperation with the Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories and IDPs and the National Assembly of People with Disabilities.
Project lifespan: August 29, 2016 – February 26, 2019
Organizing a contest for enterprises willing to grow and hire IDPs
Providing a comprehensive support to enterprises employing IDPs
Business skills development for IDPs willing to start up their micro businesses
Support to PwD in starting-up and running their businesses
Support IDPs in starting-up/relocating their businesses
Establishing the infrastructure to support creation/relocation of IDPs small businesses