WHAT IS ELBA

ELBA - DEVELOPING SOCIAL ECONOMY IN SOUTH EAST EUROPE

is a joint programme proposed and implemented

by the Caritas network in South East Europe,

to increase the knowledge about Social Economy

and to develop Social Innovation processes.

The ELBA programme involves 8 countries:

Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Greece,

Kosovo, Montenegro, Northern Macedonia, Serbia.

the main objectives of the project elba are:

SOCIAL

INCLUSION

To tackle the economic crisis in South East Europe, through systematic and sustainable solutions against poverty and social exclusion

SOCIAL

INNOVATION

To develop a proper ecosystem for the development of Social Economy experiences, able to offer inclusive solutions for the people in need

SOCIAL

ENTERPRISES

To strengthen the sustainability of the Social Enterprises launched or supported by the Caritas organizations in South East Europe

SOCIAL

POLICIES

To lobby for new policies in South East Europe countries, aiming at developing welfare and social economy systems that are in line with EU standards.

the results achieved so far

are described in the

blog "learning from elba"