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Community Works - How North Macedonia's Unemployed Are Earning a Living by Helping the Elderly and Immobile Isolating at Home

In Kratovo, Evgenija Jovanovska is one of 60 elderly people who are receiving daily assistance with their grocery shopping and other essential errands by a municipal team of eight unemployed persons.  

Roza’s story: The importance of being empowered

After several decades spent at the Banja Bansko Rehabilitation Centre, Roza Mojsovka, a 53 years old lady born in Skopje, now starts an independent life. Together with several other persons who were…  

“There’s no such thing as ‘women’s jobs’ or ‘men’s jobs’ - if your work does others good then it’s something you should be proud of.”

In 2019, it is expected that nearly 500 people from 48 municipalities will gain valuable working experience while providing a wide array of social services to nearly 5,000 children, women and men and…  

Healthcare on wheels in Resen- Leaving no one behind

The mobile healthcare project was first piloted as part of the Community Works Programme by UNDP and the Government in the Municipality of Kochani.  

Building an Innovation Ecosystem in North Macedonia – Supporting Local Talent to Overcome Municipal Challenges

Through the program, municipalities will learn how to work with technology and start-ups in a confident and knowledgeable way. It is critical because, while municipalities are eager to implement…  

Country’s first EU-standard landfill ready for operation in Gevgelija

The landfill project was part of a broader USD 2.2 million effort by UNDP to support the municipalities most affected by the refugee crisis of 2015-2016. Among the other initiatives funded by Japan…  

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