USAID WHAM provides grants and technical support to export-oriented small and medium-sized enterprises in BiH from the wood processing, metal processing, textile and information and communications sectors. WHAM is funded by USAID, and implemented by IESC, in collaboration with ENOVA.
The USAID WHAM project began in June, 2017 and will end in June, 2022.
In the first three-year phase, the Activity has had a $1.65 million (USD) fund, which, among other things, aims to support 165 companies, recruit 1545 people, fund training for 585 people and achieve 43 certifications. In the second two-year phase, from June 2020 to June 2022, a $1 million (USD) fund is planned to support 110 new companies, create 840 new jobs, and train 1,400 people.
Results to date according to last quarter's report
Employees are women
Companies that have received our support
Map with location of grantees
Photos & Videos
Stories of our support
Association of Employers of FBIH
Success story of people that were trained and employed.