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EcHO Educational-humanitarian Organization

Stip, Macedonia
Joined August 2018

EcHO mission is to advocate, assist and provide conditions for improving of socio-economic status of citizens with emphasis on active participation in policy-making and protection of human rights.

Presence in: Macedonia
Focus: Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Governance, Women's Rights

EcHO is a non-governmental organization founded in April 2003 as direct response to a citizens’ initiative, bringing together people with rich experience in non-profit sector and bags of enthusiasm for promoting new practices and ideas.

Since, EHO has implemented over 30 projects for improving socio-economic conditions of people all over Eastern Macedonia, as well as other targeted regions.

Organizational structure:
Assembly-the body charged with the responsibility of setting the direction of the organization;

Managing Board-composed of five members, charged with overseeing the management of the organization;

Supervisory Commission-composed of three members, charged with auditing and monitoring responsibilities;

      EcHO mission is to advocate, assist and provide conditions for improving of socio-economic status of citizens with special emphasis on active citizen participation in policy-making and protection of human rights.

EHO is focused on increasing citizens’ participation in creation of policies. It’s already implemented activities show EHO’s members commitment and expertise in engagement, advocacy and lobbing for citizens’ interest, in context to offering advisory and consultative services, researches the needs and problems of marginalized and vulnerable social groups and educational sessions for variable legal, social and  health themes.

The organization has respectable experience in monitoring of local governing in the area of corruption, transparency and accountability.

The organization has established a respective number of partnerships and cooperation with citizens, domestic and international associations, as well as governmental institutions, with the business sector and with the local and national media. As a result, the activities implemented and realized so far were monitored with great interest by the public, and contributed to changing the image of the civil sector in a positive direction.

People Associated With This Organization

Blagica Kirov

Macedonia  
EcHO Educational-humanitarian...
Joined August 2018
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Governance, Women's Rights
I am a lawyer in EcHO, with a decade of expirience in providing free legal aid to socialy marginalized citizens and victims of gender-based violence. My position is to coordinate projects and activities linked to exercising and protection of human rights, legal empowerment and organizing a public legal education sessions for comunity members.
Blagica Kirov is the network champion (main point of contact) for EcHO Educational-humanitarian Organization.

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