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Viitor Plus Association

Promoting sustainable development on a local level.

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Social Challenge

Nearly 200 different species of marine life die from the estimated 46,000 pieces of non recyclable plastic debris that make their way into the ocean annually.

NESsT Enterprise

Viitor Plus’ social enterprise Atelierul de Panza sells environmentally friendly shopping bags made from natural materials as an alternative to plastic bags. These bags are made by people with disabilities who work from home or in ViitorPlus’ production facility.

NESsT Value Added
  • Helped Viitor Plus to create and implement a sales strategy that diversified sales channels, strengthened negotiating skills and increased sales in the corporate sector.
  • Worked with Viitor Plus to analyze potential growth strategies, improve financial planning and pricing, and to leverage additional support for the social enterprise.

1068

year-to-date beneficiaries

93%

of enterprise expenses covered by sales in 2013

US$ 106,584

annual sales

US$ 80,900

NESsT investment to date