Business development support to ex-prisoners
Donors: European Union and Council of Europe
Target area: Sheki-Zagatala Economic Region
Target groups: ex-prisoners
“Uluchay” Social-Economic Innovation Center implemented the “Business development support to ex-prisoners” project funded by the European Union – Council of Europe joint Project “Further Support to the Penitentiary Reform in Azerbaijan 2” (SPERA 2).
The project’s overall objective is to promote self-employment among ex-prisoners as a tool for rehabilitation and reintegration into society.
The specific objectives of the project are the followings:
• Increased business skills and knowledge among ex-prisoners living in Sheki-Zagatala Region;
• Established new businesses by ex-prisoners;
• Increased awareness of regional entrepreneurs and the general public on the social stigma of prisoners
For more information about the project, please contact us via email firstname.lastname@example.org