Social Business Portfolio
In 2013, YSB Albania funded and supported the launch of 3 social businesses with more than $260,000 in financing, with a further $34,000 mobilized from YSB’s co-financers.
- E Jona, a bar and event location for disabled people;
- Seniors’ Home, a high-quality elderly home where care for the elderly is virtually non-existent; and
- Rozafa Social Business, a marketing company for handicrafts, ensuring a higher and more stable income for rural women
Establishing a Presence in Albania
A series of events and conferences, including 14 conferences and workshops and 11 public presentations, reached out to 2,400+ participants. Additionally, a social business plan competition was aired on national TV as a social business reality show and reached a large TV audience in Albania.