Poland

Providing Vocational Education and Jobs for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities

Providing Vocational Education and Jobs for Young People with Intellectual Disabilities

Young people with intellectual disabilities in Poland are at high risk of social exclusion and unemployment. Currently, less than 0.1% of people with intellectual disabilities participate in the labor market. Siedlisko is a social enterprise that offers vocational training and dignified employment opportunities to youth with intellectual disabilities and to long-term unemployed people from rural areas.

A Gift that Gives More

A Gift that Gives More

What if every purchase we made always had a higher positive return? The holiday season is a perfect time to make a gift that will provide a pathway out of poverty for low-income and marginalized individuals. Join us in celebrating our enterprises in their efforts to promote fair trade between consumers and local producers, and preserve local traditional culture

Local Entrepreneurs Help Generate Sustainable Income for Farmers & Fishermen in Rural Poland

Local Entrepreneurs Help Generate Sustainable Income for Farmers & Fishermen in Rural Poland

NESsT Poland initiated its first portfolio of social enterprises in 2014, with five enterprises that are beginning to achieve their social impact goals.One very promising NESsT Enterprise is Eko Bielska Kraina, an online marketplace for healthy, certified bio-products made by small-scale farmers and fishermen. Located in southern Poland, Bielska Kraina is a fertile region with a huge potential for sustainable farming and fishery, as well as for becoming a tourist destination for socially and ecologically conscious travelers.