Western NIS Enterprise Fund supported the Technology Nation Kids project in UkraineApril 13, 2017
Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) supported Technology Nation Kids program, which provides free programming training for 9-11-year-old children in 5 cities of Ukraine. The Fund will also subsidize the robotics video course.
Ambitious IT-education project gets rolling in ChisinauApril 3, 2017
The Ukrainian BrainBasket Foundation with the support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund and iHub Chisinau launch the social project Technology Nation in Chisinau, which is aimed to improve IT education in the region.
Western NIS Enterprise Fund and Oshchadbank proceed with crediting social enterprises at unprecedented ratesMarch 13, 2017
Loans, as part of the innovative program "Social Entrepreneurship", are granted at the rate of 5% to 10% per annum.
This time, the social credit was granted to CCE "Dnipro Training and Production Enterprise of the Ukrainian Society of the Blind." This enterprise, where 68 workers suffer from visual impairments and other disabilities, specializes in manufacturing equipment for Ukrzaliznytsia rolling stock and produces building products.
Teach For Ukraine: how two years of teaching can transform educational system along with the countryFebruary 9, 2017
NGO "Teach For Ukraine" in partnership with the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine with the support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund launch the similarly named program, which is aimed to develop a new generation of social leaders and improve the quality of secondary education in Ukraine.
The British Council in Ukraine, Ukrainian Fashion Week (UFW) and Western NIS Enterprise Fund team up again to promote emerging Ukrainian fashion designers at London Fashion WeekFebruary 7, 2017
With support from Western NIS Enterprise Fund, the British Council is taking the work of seven talented Ukrainian fashion designers to London Fashion Week (February 17-21, 2017) as part of the International Fashion Showcase. Six of these (FLOW the Label; Jean Gritsfeldt; Alina Zamanova; FROLOV; Yana Chervinska; DZHUS; and the COAT by Katya Silchenko) were selected during the 2016 Ukrainian Fashion Week by a representative from the British Council, the British Fashion Council, and Western NIS Enterprise Fund. The seventh - Victoria Balanyuk (FLOW the Label) – is the winner of the 2016 British Council Discovery of the Year Award as part of UFW’s annual Best Fashion Awards.
Oschadbank and Western NIS Enterprise Fund grant another social loanFebruary 6, 2017
Kramatorsk T&P Enterprise of the Ukrainian Society of the Blind received an Oschadbank loan as a part of Western NIS Enterprise Fund social enterprises loan program.
Mykolaiv Development Agency and Western NIS Enterprise Fund presented the materials for potential investors in the city companiesJanuary 26, 2017
The city authorities of Mykolaiv presented a set of materials to potential investors of the city enterprises. Information-analytical package "Invest in Mykolaiv" was developed by the Mykolaiv Development Agency at the commission of the City Council with the financial support of Western NIS Enterprise Fund. It includes information materials for investors and ready-made business-cases - specific investment projects of the city.
Centre for Economic Strategy and Western NIS Enterprise Fund Launch Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program at StanfordJanuary 20, 2017
Centre for Economic Strategy (CES) and Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) announce the launch of the Ukrainian Emerging Leaders Program at Stanford University’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL).
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine, WNISEF and EDGE Sign Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding to Increase Export Capacities of Ukrainian CompaniesDecember 12, 2016
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine
(MEDT), Western NIS Enterprise Fund (WNISEF) and Agriteam Canada Expert Deployment for Governance and Economic Growth Project (EDGE) signed the Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding to provide mutual assistance and join efforts to implement export promotion initiatives.
What will the cities of the near future be like?December 5, 2016
On December, 5 2016 Kyiv hosted the first International Mayors Congress – a new annual forum of mayors, local government leaders and other local development stakeholders.