Promoting women entrepreneurship in Belarus rural areas

Funder:

Estonian Development Cooperation

Project duration: July 2019 – November 2020

Coordinator: Margit Säre, margitsare @gmail.com

The project aims at sustainable rural development in Naorch region (formerly known as strong agricultural region) in Northwest Belarus -by promoting and supporting local private initiatives. Our special focus is on youth and women, as global experience shows -women can be a catalyst for economic growth in rural areas. Our partner is NGO “Women for the Rebirth of Naroch region". Activities: starting entrepreneurs training program, study trip to Estonia and job-shadowing at local food production/ tourism companies, Komarova summer fair, Belarus-Estonian rural business roundtable, women entrepreneurs recognition event etc.