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Main characteristics of NGO „Alternative“ Kakanj during the 20 years of activities, 24.2.2018.

Projects NGO "Alternative" Kakanj are directed towards encouraging citizens to participate in the decision making processes at local level and to take more responsibility in planning and developing activities within the community. In addition, we continuously work on establishing and improving the cooperation with local governments regarding their communication with citizens and citizens' participation in decision making processes. When planning projects, “Alternative” starts by investigating the situation in the community and participation of citizens and takes into account principles of sustainable development.

·         Program objectives moved from providing support to sustainable return to developing the culture of democracy at the level of local communities, prevention of gender violence and development of inclusive education

·         The number of employees ranged from 1 to 15 persons 

·         The Board is made up of people renowned in the community and dedicated to use their knowledge, experience and ideas to forward the development of democratic BiH society

·         We cooperated for 4 years with the E-net Center at the Faculty of Economy in Sarajevo and the University of Alberta from Canada providing consulting and training services in educating municipal management staff in the area of municipal development strategy with simultaneous development of one's own capacities

·         We educated a good quality team of local trainers who helped municipal councilors develop skills and knowledge of participative planningas well as the team of trainers in the field of gender violence prevention. A team of trainers for education of monitors andelection monitoring, that was nominated by us, was educated through the program of the European Council

·         We implement 2-3 projects and 50-65 workshops per year

·         Annual budget of our organization ranged from 8.732,84 KM to 382.819,95 KM or 4.465,03  to 195.732,73 EUR.

·         In 20 year period we have had the revenue of 1.535100,38 KM through projects and 149.930,81 KM through own activities. Total:1.685.031,19 KM

·         We are recognized by delivering good-quality workshops for adult and children learning and organization of international youth camps

·         Besides return and trust building, we worked on; tourism development; promoting child protection reform; reducing drug addiction; justice reform throughmonitoring municipal courts; democratization of election process; promotion of healthy living styles; public informing on EU integrations; ecological campaigns regarding responsible water management ; prevention of gender violence and other forms of violence.

·         We are member of the Justice Network, Sporazum Plus and Regional network Coalition for RECOM,






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