Seminar on Social Entrepreneurship in the Caritas Social Spot of Neos Kosmos

At the Social Spot of Caritas Hellas in Neos Kosmos the Informational Seminar on the subject of “Social Enterprise: New Forms of Labor” was held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 by the Legal Adviser of Caritas Hellas-Ms Andriana Mardaki.

.During the seminar, the participants-unaccompanied minors coming from Elaionas Safe Zone run by Greek Council for Refugees – GCR, had the opportunity to be informed about the characteristics of social economy and how to set up a social cooperative enterprise.


Initially, there was a presentation of the different domains in which social enterprises could be developed, the types of social enterprises and their founding process. Explanations were also given as to how could a person join one of them as a member, and what are the privileges offered by their constitution. Additionally, guidelines were given for the formulation of a strategic plan, followed also by questions from the participants.

The seminar is part of the «METAVASIS Project – Participation, Empowerment and Social Inclusion of Refugees / Migrants in Greece» concerning the support and integration of refugees and immigrants in Greek society. The Project is run by Caritas Hellas and is funded by Caritas Germany.

With the support of Cosmos of Culture