EU PRO Programme funded by the European Union and the Republic of Serbia
  • Republic of Serbia
  • UNOPS

Municipality of Sjenica

Šumadija and Western Serbia - Zlatiborski District

Level of development - Group IV

Active enterprises - 165

Active entrepreneurs - 707

25,907


Citizens
h-money

41,111


Average income

1,059


Area
Sjenica
Sjenica
Sjenica
Sjenica
Sjenica
Sjenica
Sjenica
Sjenica

4


improving business competitiveness

1


improving business environment

4


strengthening social cohesion and inclusion

412,937 Euros

297,308 Euros

(72% EU PRO)

115,629 Euros

(28% Co-funding)

172,573 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in clothing production - Hami Taj

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The entrepreneur is engaged in the production of clothes and underwear and provision of custom sewing services. The grant will be used to procure specialised sewing machines in order to increase productivity, expand the production capacity and reduce production costs. In total three new jobs would be created immediately and seven other in the long term. The entrepreneur will be conducting corporate social responsibility activities which include the provision of on the job trainings for new employees and donation of pyjamas to the local hospital.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

26,000 Euros

20,000 Euros

6,000 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in plastic and paper item production - Jum-Hek

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The entrepreneur is engaged in the production of PET packaging for dairy products. The grant will be used to procure a semiautomatic machine for PET packaging production with associated equipment in order to reduce production costs and expand production. This investment will lead to the immediate creation of one, and subsequent creation of another one new job. The entrepreneur will be conducting corporate social responsibility activities that will include the donation of PET packaging milk sampling to the Regional Centre for Agricultural Development that has an accredited milk testing laboratory.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

17,300 Euros

11,900 Euros

5,400 Euros

Support to an entrepreneur in textile production Anonymous Clothing

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The textile (sportswear) production enterprise will procure machines for cloth tailoring, cutting and processing in order to increase production capacity and introduce new products – skirts, dresses and tights. The production currently employs 16 workers while resulting job creation is four immediate posts and additional 12 within a three-year period. The proposed CSR activity envisages donation of their own products to the charity "Merhamet" as well as sweatshirts and tracksuits donation to local sports clubs.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

104,479 Euros

68,996 Euros

35,483 Euros

Support to a textile production enterprise Azra 1975 d.o.o.

Support to Entrepreneurs, Micro and Small Enterprises

The textile (clothing) production micro enterprise will procure sewing machines resulting in increased quality and efficiency of production. The enterprise currently employs ten workers while resulting job creation is three immediate posts and additional five within a three-year period. The proposed CSR activity envisages donation of the necessary clothes from their own production to the Health Centre, Centre for Migrants and Civil Society Organisations.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

24,794 Euros

19,074 Euros

5,720 Euros

2,141 Euros

Provision of a back-up server for the e-permitting system

E-permitting

Improvement of the electronic system for the issuance of building permits through the provision of a back-up server, which will enhance its stability and availability for over 6,500 users that benefit from it every day. Server and network equipment were procured through the project, as well as necessary licences. The aim of this activity was to contribute to the creation of a more favourable business environment by improving the efficiency and transparency of the e-government and, ultimatively, to new investments. At the same time, citizens’ trust in institutions, as well as the quality of services that are being offered through the e-government will also be enhanced.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

2,141 Euros

2,141 Euros

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238,223 Euros

Completion of Construction of the Kindergarten

Local Infrastructure

The construction of the new building for the kindergarten “Maslačak” will provide improved conditions for more than 200 children, thus doubling its current accommodation capacity. Additionally, the issue of the long waiting list in Sjenica, one of six local communities in Serbia with positive population growth, will be resolved while the kindergarten employees will have better working conditions, and at least three new jobs will be opened.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

212,672 Euros

149,900 Euros

62,772 Euros

Inclusive Protection of Intangible Heritage – A Bridge between Cultures

Fostering Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Municipalities

Implemented by: Association “New Vision” Prijepolje

Partner on the project: Association “Women's Initiative” Priboj, the National Library “Dositej Obradović” Novi Pazar, the Cultural Centre Sjenica, the National Library “Dr Ejup Mušović” Tutin

Improving the level of cooperation and trust between Serbian and Bosniak communities through promotion of interculturalism and protection of intangible cultural heritage in the region. Additionally, inclusive and integrative instruments will be created through dialogue and cross-sectorial cooperation of relevant regional actors and experts at national level, to advance the cooperation between the two communities.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

5,795 Euros

5,541 Euros

254 Euros

Construction of summer classrooms and inclusive activities

Fostering Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Municipalities

Implemented by: Municipal Association for Assisting Children and People with Disabilities “Breeze”

Partner on the project: Municipality of Sjenica

Improving the quality of life of children and youth with disabilities (CYWD) and enhancing social cohesion in their peer groups. The project envisages various infrastructural improvements to the day care centre for CYWD including the construction of the playground, summer classrooms and improving the main yard which is shared with the local kindergarten. Additionally, inclusive workshops will be organised with the participation of the primary and secondary school children.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

14,931 Euros

14,931 Euros

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Equality, diversity and dialogue in the local community

Fostering Social Cohesion in Multi-Ethnic Municipalities

Implemented by: Sandžak Committee for Protection of Human Rights and Freedoms

Contributing to inclusion of Bosniak minority through better representation of its needs and improved implementation of its rights. Development of local policies for exercising rights of national minorities and making them effective in local communities through improving the existing framework and supporting institutions dealing with protection of minority issues.

Project value:

Programme funds:

Co-funding:

4,825 Euros

4,825 Euros

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