Business development support to ex-prisoners

Business development support to ex-prisoners

“Uluchay” Social-Economic Innovation Center started the implementation of the “Business development support to ex-prisoners” project funded within 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.

Specific objectives of the project are 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 social stigma on prisoners

For more information about the project, please contact us via email office[a]uluchay.org