Anyone founding a start-up has a lot to consider and some obstacles to overcome. The German Information Centre on Migration, Training and Employment (DIMAK) and its partner organisations help young companies in Serbia to do just that.
When I returned to Pakistan after several years, I was very worried about how to feed my family. But then I had a business idea - and got support. Now I have a stable income. One of my dreams has been fulfilled.
We provide our clients with very individual advice on training, starting their own business or employment. Kosovo is an aspiring country with good job opportunities.
I received help in 2019 to open a physiotherapy practice in Serbia. I’m really happy now. You can also realise your ambitions in your own country.
The organisation SOLWODI ("Solidarity with Women in Distress"), a partner of GIZ, advises and accompanies women who have experienced human trafficking, forced prostitution or relationship violence. Read here about the most important questions in counselling.
War, migration, unemployment: Cynthia has had a lot of problems to cope with. She received psychological counselling at the House of Hope to finally enable her to look forward again.
The Egyptian-German Center assisted me with choosing my career and helped me to improve my chances of getting a job.
A training programme taught me how to manage my own taxi business.
Coach Gildas Bagné, who works for Social Impact’s StartHope@Home project, helps returnees develop a business idea and a business plan for a fresh start in their country of origin. He plans each coaching individually to achieve maximum impact.
My wife and I have continued to run our business during the COVID-19 pandemic.