Within the frames of the project “Supporting legalization of Roma housing” with financial support from the European Union, the National Roma Center in partnership with Symbiosis 12 and ORM Bela Kula awarded 5 sub-grants for strengthening the capacities of smaller civil society associations for a period of 6 months.

On March 20, 2019, the first one-day training for capacity building of sub-grantees for financial and administrative work was held. The participants had the opportunity to strengthen their knowledge with the rules  regarding the implementation of projects funded by the European Union, as well as to strengthen their capacities for financial and administrative work.

Brief summary of sub-grants:

Association Roma Business Information Center from Skopje – Improvement of the housing conditions of Roma through organizing campaigns for raising awareness regarding the right to adequate housing.

Association for Perspective Integration and Development “Roma Perspective” from Prilep – access to legal housing for Roma in the municipality of Prilep.

Association Roma Center “Romano Vilo” from Kochani – contribution to improving the housing conditions for the Roma population in the municipality of Kocani

Association for Roma-Turkish Friendship “Romsko Jato” from Bitola – raising awareness among Roma for housing and increased representation in the process of legalization and realization of their rights.

Roma Association for Equal Rights “ROTA” from Stip – contribution to increased awareness of the Roma community on the right to housing and increased awareness of the institutions for resolving the problems in the field of housing.


This publication has been produced with the assistance of the European Union. The contents of this publication are the sole responsibility of Association National Roma Centrum (NRC), Kumanovo and partner organizations Association Simbiozis 12 Kumanovo and Association ORM Bela Kula Kicevo, and can in no way be taken to reflect the views of the European Union.