During 2015-2016, “Pro-Business Nord” (PBN), with the financial support of the World Jewish Relief (WJR) is implementing the pilot Project LEADER -“Local Economic Advancement by Developing Entrepreneurs’ social Responsibility”.

Goal: To improve the socio-economic situation of the community of the North of Moldova by stimulating the development of small and medium enterprises based on an innovative approach.

Objective I: To empower people actively involved in the socio-economical life of their community by means of professional, business, and livelihoods skills through educational services.

Objective II: To strengthen the technical capacity of the entrepreneurs through grant support and coaching services.

Objective III: To increase the competences of Moldovan entrepreneurs regarding their role in the social development of their communities.

 Project Components: 

  1. Target Group:
  • Women and men who want to start and develop their business and need to receive and develop entrepreneurial skills.
  • Beginner entrepreneurs who have launched their businesses and are planning to create at least 2-3 new work places.
  • Advanced entrepreneurs, successful developing their business and planning to create at least 5 new work places. 
  1. Activities to achieve the goal and objectives:
  • Trainings aimed to strengthen personal skills and professional development;
  • Courses for the development of business and entrepreneurial skills;
  • Activities based on Distance-Learning Portal: training services, consulting and informing services;
  • Consulting services: individual consultations, accounting services, etc.
  • Networking support: thematic roundtables, meetings based on common interests, exchange of information, dissemination of successful practices, personal and professional interactions;
  • Grant technical support;
  • Support the development of closed cycles: producer-consumer/production-sales;
  • Introduction of innovative methods and technologies in different fields of microenterprise activities;
  • Transferring best practices in different fields of economic activities based on effective production methods, a better market access and spread of knowledge and new technologies through networking and direct contacts with strategic stakeholders’ businesses partners.