EUR 25 000
Thanks to the extraordinary investment in education and re-opening of wood processing vocational school after 22 years, the population of Fojnica in Bosnia and Herzegovina has not declined due to migration but has been on the rise.
EUR 25 000
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Legal: according to the Education Act, high school, as a public institution, has the authority to form new courses and departments within the framework of its activity, with the consent of the competent Ministry
Institutional: common interest of the company, high school and the local community
Internal capacities: one person within the company responsible for the implementation of practical classes
Coordination with the curriculum for the relevant professions.
Verbal agreement between the partners, followed by a written one.
Economic: increase in the number of wood technology teachers (3 at the school) and an increase in class hours for teachers of other subjects
Social: 2 new departments founded at the school, increased number of students, creation of better conditions regarding education and employment
Economic: subsidies from the cantonal authority for youth employment
Social: increase in the number of people employed from the local community (30 – 35% female, 65% male – age range 18-62, 15% with obtained academic degrees, 10 with primary education and the rest with high school education)
the managerial positions must be 30% held by women
Economic: education and employment possibilities
Social: increased number of families remaining in the local community
300 people with families employ 600 people + collaborators working with us (two to three thousand people) are benefitting.
Social: collaboration with the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering in Zenica, Faculty of Forestry in Sarajevo regarding the FSC certificate
Raising awareness on the importance of preserving a natural resource as a source of life
Possibility of receiving professional education and permanent employment, which would increase their household budget
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