• Tender Announcement: Relaunching Women Mentors Platform

    Provision of mentoring services within the project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a” (Publication Reference: EURED/29/09/15-SER-12-RE)

    Strengthening the business networking of women entrepreneurs is one of the most important results project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a” shall achieve. To contribute the achievement of this result the most experienced businesswomen will be selected to act as mentors of women start-up/entrepreneurs. Next step will be to establish mentorship relations between mentors and women start-ups, most usually in form of direct peer-to-peer consultancy in specific sectors. Women mentors will become part of a sustainable women mentors’ platform.

    The primary goal of women mentors is to build sustainable, trusting relationships with mentees in order to enhance their ability to start, maintain and grow their businesses. Main task of Mentors as experienced business professional is to provide mentoring from experienced professionals to help them with their new business. Mentors are obliged to develop the principles of provision of mentorship services, and in effect establish a Mentors’ platform by holding minimum 2 founding meetings.

     Each of 50 selected women start-ups will receive 30 consultancy days. Consultancy shall be performed by 15 selected women mentors.

    Tenders should be submitted to Community Building Mitrovica, Bulevardi Isa Boletini 11-12 (ex Confidence Area), 40000 Mitrovica, Kosovo . Deadline for the submission is 15 February 2016 until 16:00.

    For the information:

    Contract notice 

    Instruction to Tenderers 

    Terms of Reference

    To be completed by tenderer:

    Contract

    Annex I

    Annex III 

    Annex IV

    Annex V

    Tender form

Press Release: Sensitization meeting with women start-up participants

Community Building Mitrovica organized sensitization meeting with the participants of the project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a”. This sensitization meeting was held in Regional Development Agency North premises, and around 70 women from both North and South Mitrovica participated.

The aim of this session was to inform the participants about the future steps and events related to this project, and to provide them with data regarding the application process for business plan. In this event part of the panel was Mrs.Florije Ibishi from the Mitrovica South Municipality, who presented the procedures and documents needed to register a business. Mrs. Ibishi not only encouraged the women to take advantage from this project and to develop businesses,   but also expressed her readiness to support them in the registration process. The project coordinator Mr.Dzemil Huseinovic and project assistant Mr. Milos Golubovic of “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a” -  informed the audience about the upcoming activities of this project and answered to the different questions and unclearness related  the applying procedures for business plan, selection criteria, mentorship platform, etc.

Project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a” is funded by European Union Office in Kosovo, co-financed by Mitrovica south Municipality and MOTT Fundation. This project is implemented by Community Building Mitrovica in partnership with D&G Solutions.

CBM organizes 8 training sessions on start-up business for 100 Women from North and South Mitrovica

In the framework of the project “Supportive business environment for women start-ups in North and South Mitrovicë/a” the last set of training on business skills and relations was organized.On the overall four sets of training that consisted on 8 training sessions, 100 Women from North and South Mitrovica participated.

These four sets of training held by professional experts on business, provided to the participants information and knowledge on Financial Management; Business Planning; Mobilization of Funds; Marketing and Sales.