Project Title Women Crossing Borders for Change
Type of Contract/Category Grant contract
IPA Component


IPA 1 (2007-2013), Cross border Cooperation Programme: Republic of North Macedonia – Republic of Albania

1st call for proposals

Measure 1.3 Social cohesion
Functional Lead Partner, Lead partner and partners Functional Lead Partner: Local Development Agency- Struga (MK)

Lead Partner: CSO Une Gruaja (AL)

Sector of intervention: Social integration of long-term unemployed women
Action location/s AL– District of Pogradec

MK – Municipalities of Struga and Vevcani

Project aim & Objective: Enabling social integration of long-term unemployed and young women entering the workforce from urban and rural areas in the cross-border region by increasing women’s capacities for employment through leadership and management, trainings, experience-exchange study trips and cross-border meetings.
Results: Organized promotional campaign posters, postcards, educational manuals; TV announcements; Trained women from both rural and urban parts; Developed training modules; Delivered training sessions in AL and MK; Organized local events by women participants; Organized Study trips.
Facts & Figures The key facts & figures relevant to the project:

Project duration: 12 months

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in MK: € 31,704.00

Total Project Budget for the grant beneficiary in AL: € 32,130.00