This manual is targeting all potential entrepreneurs interested in starting social business for employing vulnerable people. Its primary target are non-governmental organisations providing the appropriate social, legal and health care services to vulnerable people which have interest in their economic empowerment, or economic sustainability of their organisation and are willing to set up social businesses.
This manual shall provide guidelines on how to develop an adequate economic and social mission of the organisation, how to spearhead your human and financial potentials for the establishment of social enterprise which would create possibilities for employing vulnerable people. The business canvas explained will help you develop your social entrepreneurial idea with due consideration to the achievement of the social and economic mission of your business in parallel. It will further elaborate for you in detail certain provisions of the pertinent legislation so as to help you select the best and most adequate way to regulate your social business in legal terms. Lastly, it shall present you with information on the possibilities of funding your social business.
You can access the Manual in English and in Macedonian.
Publishing date: March 2017