Having evaluated dozens of written applicatons, four organisations were selected to receive intensive capacity-building and mentoring throughout the spring and summer of 2016. After presenting their detailed business plans, two promising projects were identified to receive further financial and/or professional support in cooperation with NESsT.
Pécsbányatelep Cultural Association was awarded funding to install two roasted chestnut stalls in Pécs, thereby creating employment opportunities for local inhabitants. In addition, they were awarded continuous professional support to detail their business plan of a chestnut flour factory.
Badur also awarded further professional support to Let’s Help Each Other Association, which plans to open a workwear factory in the settlement of Pécs-Somogy in 2017.
- Chestnut Processing in Pécsbánya