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NETWORK OF RESOURCE CENTRES FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN THE BORDER AREAS OF LATVIA AND RUSSIA

Project «Entrepreneurship, Women and Consultations: Network of Resource Centers for Women Entrepreneurs in Border Areas of Latvia and Russia» (EWA) WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE BORDER COOPERATION PROGRAMME «LATVIA-RUSSIA».

This website has been created and is supported with the financial support of the Border Cooperation Programme "Russia-Latvia" for the period 2014-2020. The "Saint Petersburg Social and Economic Institute" is fully responsible for its content. The website may not reflect the views of the Programme, the Programme countries Russia and Latvia, or the European Union. Programme website  www.latruscbc.eu

NETWORK OF RESOURCE CENTRES FOR WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS IN THE BORDER AREAS OF LATVIA AND RUSSIA

Project «Entrepreneurship, Women and Consultations: Network of Resource Centers for Women Entrepreneurs in Border Areas of Latvia and Russia» (EWA) WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE BORDER COOPERATION PROGRAMME «LATVIA-RUSSIA».

About the project

​The EWA project will establish a network of four new resource centres (RC) for economically active women in the regions of Latvia (one each in Latgale and Zemgale) and Russia (one each in the city of Pskov and the city of Velikie Luki, Pskov Oblast).

The resource centres will provide the following services:
-  helping women to start their own businesses;

- job placement for start-up and registered women entrepreneurs;

- the provision of free, concessional and paid legal, accounting and advisory services;

-  provision of psychosocial support,

-  assistance in attracting financial, logistical and other resources for doing business;

- organizational, informational and advisory assistance in the development and implementation of social (public) programmes, projects and initiatives;

- seeking new entrepreneurial initiatives in the social sphere;

- refresher training;

- business Development Assistance after the completion of the EWA Project.


Under the project, the RC will receive basic technical equipment. With the help of qualified coaches, pilot trainings will be conducted for economically active women, including women from vulnerable categories on the labour market.

To ensure the sustainability of the project in the field, special mentors will be trained to continue working with women using RC services.

The new RC will involve existing small and medium-sized enterprises, both as employers and as a source of valuable knowledge and skills.

The RC in Russia and Latvia will establish long-term contacts among themselves for the exchange of knowledge and experience, for the development of foreign economic relations.

Term of the EWA project: June 1, 2019 - June 31, 2020.

Project conditions after closure: Resource centres will have to be in operation for at least 5 years.

More about the English project here

Our Team

Kalinina Elena Ivanovna,
Partner 1, Project Manager

St. Petersburg, Russia.
Private educational institution of additional professional education «Social-economic institute»
Address: 191186 St. Petersburg, 11 Millionnaya street
tel. + 78127170711
E-mail: interweb@iwm.spb.ru
www.iwmspb.ru
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Shchukina Irina Viktorovna,
Partner 1, Project Coordinator

St. Petersburg, Russia.
Private educational institution of additional professional education
7 921 985 86 40
Tel./fax +78127171649
email: ischukina@yandex.ru
www.iwmspb.ru
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Sedunova Svetlana Yurievna,
Partner 2, project manager

Pskov, Russia.
Private institution of additional professional education "Intellcap".
Postal address: Russia, 180025, Pskov, St. Rokosovsky, d. 24, sq. 2
tel. + 79113610282
e-mail: svsedunova@yandex.ru
www.intellcap.ru
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Irina Peterson,
Partner 3, project manager

Riga, Latvia.
Business Women’s Association «Mentors» (Latvia) (Biedrība "Mentori").
Mailing address: Kokneses prospekts 4 k-1-39, Riga, Latvia, LV-1014
tel. + 37129816242
e-mail: irinap@inbox.lv
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Zhanna Kulakova,
Partner 4, project manager

Daugavpils, Latvia.
Public organization «Association of businesswomen of Latgalia» (Biedrība "Latgales lietišķo sieviešu apvienība").
Mailing address: Theater 2-7, Daugavpils, Latvia, LV-5401
tel. + 371 29265579
e-mail: zanna_kulakova@inbox.lv
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Liga Michelson,
Partner 5, project manager

Jelgava, Latvia.
Zemgal Regional Competence Development Center (Zemgales reğiona Kompetenčattu īstības centrs).
Mailing address: Str. Svetes 33, Jelgaval, Latvia, LV-3001,
teL: 63012155; 28342419
E-mail: Liga.mikelsone@zrkac.jelgava.lv
www.zrkac.lv
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