Bridging Roma and private business in Bulgaria

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Country/partner countries

Project lead partner/organization and contact person (e-mail, links) project website
Open Society Institute - Sofia

Project information – start and end date (if available)
Start date: 2010
End date: 2011

Summary (goals and purposes of the project)
Provide conditions fro young Roma professionals to enter the private companies business. Bring together young Roma and business organizations.

Results of the project
Established partnerships wth more than 20 private companies.
40 young Roma professionals have undertook a traineeship within private companies.
15 young Roma professionals permanently employed by private companies.
Promotional materials and documentaries.

Who will benefit from this project (target group)
All beneficiaries: 50
Roma beneficiaries: 40
Romani women beneficiaries: 18

Sources of funding
Donors: America for Bulgaria Foundation and Open Society Institute - Sofia