On 22th of June 2020, the Gotse Delchev Municipality organized an open-air event in the city park to present the project “Support of social enterprises and enhancement of employment”, acronym SoSEDEE, funded by a grant agreement B2.9c.01/27.07.2017 under Cross-border Cooperation Program INTERREG V-A Greece - Bulgaria 2014 – 2020.
Within the framework of the initiative, the goals and the project activities implemented so far were presented. The new municipal social enterprise "Tsveten grad", whose modern technological greenhouse was just officially opened, is of key importance for the municipality and the region. It will grow seeds, flowers and deciduous ornamental plants that will be used for flowering of public spaces in the city. The new social enterprise provides an opportunity for employment and the acquisition of new professional skills for people from vulnerable groups in the region.
Attendees received information brochures summarizing the main results of the project: the preliminary developed business plan for the development of social enterprise, the study on "Profile of social entrepreneurship in the cross-border area" and the training program for social entrepreneurs.
Residents of the municipality of Gotse Delchev, as well as from the neighbouring settlements, received T-shirts and ceramic cups - made within the project. The coordinators of the project "Support of social enterprises and enhancement of employment" thanked everyone for their interest and participation in the open-air Event.