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:
To tackle the economic crisis in South East Europe, through systematic and sustainable solutions against poverty and social exclusion
To develop a proper ecosystem for the development of Social Economy experiences, able to offer inclusive solutions for the people in need
To strengthen the sustainability of the Social Enterprises launched or supported by the Caritas organizations in South East Europe
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.