) is a strong and recognized provider of non-formal education for young people and adults in Macedonia and regionally. DeSo provides training in areas including but not limited to: management (project and office management), EU funds, and managing of EU projects. DeSo is best known for its training offer on EU project management.
DeSo courses are offered on the open market and at fair market rates, and they are regularly well-subscribed. Attendants are both individuals interested in personal professional development, as well as representatives of various institutions.
Over the past 3 years DeSo training courses have been attended by over 1,200 individual and 250 institutional clients. Institutional clients are most commonly: municipalities, government agencies, universities, NGOs, as well as private companies.
) is a non-profit company aiming at community development through the research and development of action plans, focused on the local and social economies, mainly on the fields of lifelong learning, environmental protection, employment and local development.
The company establishes close cooperation with local and regional authorities, government authorities and business associations in order to promote innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainable development through research and the raising of awareness in local communities towards available development projects.
Although CRE.THI.DEV is a recently founded company, the last five years, has developed activities in life-long learning mainly with its participation in seven ERASMUS+ projects. It has also participated in two National Projects focusing on the improvement of skills of unemployed adults.
Foundation 42 (www.42-foundation.org
) was created by a group of experienced youth workers and trainers in Bulgaria with the mission is to support people in reflecting on their own lives and role in society by facilitating the process of asking questions and finding their own answers.
Foundation 42 tries to achieve it’s goals through conducting of trainings, organizing events, presenting good practices and supporting the implementation of innovative approaches in civil society initiatives.
All these activities are aimed at people active in the NGO sector who have (or want to have) an active civil stand and hence a positive impact on society. The Foundation has a particular focus on the promotion of social entrepreneurship in Bulgaria and providing support for the involvement of the business in such activities.
Over the past two years the Foundation 42 has placed a strong focus on the usage of new technologies in reaching to and educational work with young people.