Caritas Šabac has implemented vocational trainings during the past five months, which were attended by a total of 120 attendants in Šabac and Ljubovija, as project activity of the project: “Strengthening professional adult education in rural areas”, which is implemented under the second call of IPA Cross-border Programme Serbia – Bosnia and Herzegovina, financed by the European Union from the pre accession IPA funds.
After completion of vocational trainings, on 23.04.2014, certificates of vocational trainings completion have been awarded to the participants in Ljubovija. Certificates were awarded to the 20 participants in Ljubovija. Vocational trainings were conducted in the field of agriculture – beekeeping and processing of medicinal herbs programmes. All participants have undergone training in the legislation and marketing.
Newly obtained knowledge should provide families from the rural areas with opportunity for employment or starting their own business, which is one of the goals of the project.