This project enabled expansion of capacities and service improvement of this multi-ethnic construction company, run by Serbian and Albanian owners in Mitrovica North. The project directly contributed to inter-ethnic cooperation and reconciliation among different communities in Kosovo. This company is specialized and has great experience in the construction and restoration of cultural and historical heritage projects wide Kosovo. Through purchase of equipment, respectively scaffoldings, their company reduced costs of renting scaffolds for different projects and at the same time enabled company to be more competitive in the Kosovo construction market. The project generated two new permanent employments for people from different communities.
This project is a part of IOMs programme Business and Social Support and Integration, which aims to foster integration of mainly minority enterprises into national institutions and Kosovo market. Initially, IOM published open call for proposals within grants scheme for business ideas and social initiatives respecting criteria of multi-ethnicity and social impact, and various proposals were supported through the programme.