In the period of 10 to 12of March, 2017, Association of Roma,,Avena” from Kochani have organized the first training of young people and women of Roma nationality with theme ,,Motivation” in the frames of the project ,,Cross border Center for support of Roma business”, CB 006.1.31.067.
Twelve young Roma people participated in the first training which was conducted by lecturers Trajche Velkovski and Bojan Jovanovski from National “Center for Development of Innovations and Entrepreneur Learning”. On the first day of the training lecturers presented the module of ,,Motivation”and they introduced participants with series of motivation and communication techniques which helped them to develop their enterprising spirit. After that all the participants had practical work where through creative workshops with teamwork they presented learned knowledge. The second day of the training was directed to ,, Opportunities for starting own business in municipality of Kochani”. Participants were familiar with existing laws for starting certain business: registration of firm, needed conditions for running business, labour law, tax policy etc. Lecturers through open discussion activated all the participants and encouraged brainstorming of business ideas which can be realistically implemented in municipality of Kochani. At the end of the training testing was performed for all 12 participants. Testing will help in the future with the selection of the 4 most successful participants who will continue with the mentoring process.