Greenhouse cultivation and sale of herbs and flowers

Name of granted CSO: ProReha Association – Center for professional rehabilitation, retraining and training of persons with disabilities and other hard-to-reach groups

Title of the project: Greenhouse cultivation and sale of herbs and flowers

Field (disability/mental health/both): disability

Type (community based service/social enterprise): Comunity Based Service

N. of beneficiaries: 5+15

Area of implementation: Sarajevo Canton – Central BH

Duration (months+starting date): 12 + 02.08.2017.

Name of granted CSO: ProReha Association – Center for professional rehabilitation, retraining and training of persons with disabilities and other hard-to-reach groups

The project is based on the idea of business training for people with disabilities and the provision of specialist knowledge and skills. The business idea is related to planting and growing herbs and flowers in greenhouses with the aim of further selling on the market and securing a financially self-sustainable business for PWDs.

The main goal of the project is to enable people with disabilities to exercise their right to work and to have equal rights to employment.

Expected results

Approved knowledge and skills and strengthened capacities for active participation in the labour market for PWDs.

15 PWDs educated and qualified for work;

5 PWDs employed and receive salary for their work;

Developed guide for employers on involvement of PWDs in the labour market

Self-sustainable and socially useful business.

The estimated duration of the project is 12 months and direct employment of 5 beneficiaries, PWDs, is planned.