On 15th October 2015, in the Municipal Assembly Hall at the Municipality of Graçanicë /Gračanica, was held the signing agreement ceremony between Help and 20 clients who benefited through grants from the project “Support to socio-economic stability through empowerment of micro business sector in Kosovo”, for year 2015
This ceremony was held with the presence of Mayor of Graçanicë /Gračanica, Mr. Vladeta Kostić; Attaché for Culture and Economic Development at the German Embassy in Prishtina Ms. Milena Stein and Program Coordinator of Help Kosovo, Ms. Shqipe Breznica.
In his entry speech, Mayor of Graçanicë /Gračanica has stated that economic development of this community is a priority to the administration of Graçanicë /Gračanica Municipality, and he wished to grantees good luck in their further work. “We don’t see these grants as simple donation; we see them as help from friends.” – said Mayor Kostić
Ms. Milena Stein from German Embassy in Prishtina stated that: “The sum of the grant might look small to someone, but those 2000 Euros (of grant) can help a lot. As Mayor stated before, it is very important to support the development of small and medium enterprises in order for the community to benefit.”
“We have visited more than 60 applicants to their businesses or their homes in order for us to assess in objective manner all of our potential clients. And this segment of the project ends with the signature of these 20 contracts. Afterwards we will proceed with purchasing of the equipment that our clients have applied for.” – said Ms. Shqipe Breznica, Representative of Help Kosovo.