Women Entrepreneurs from Kosovo Showcase Their Catering Business

  • Edis Agani and Albina Duraku

    Fresa’s employees at the workplace—22 out of 24 Fresa employees are women.

  • Edis Agani and Albina Duraku

    Fresa, a catering business for schools and hospitals across Kosovo, was founded by Edis Agani and Albina Duraku as part of an MCC-funded program supporting women entrepreneurs in the country. These delicious snacks exemplify Fresa’s emphasis on nutritional balance and natural ingredients.

  • Edis Agani and Albina Duraku

    A selection of prepared Fresa meals.

  • Edis Agani and Albina Duraku

    A Fresa employee prepares food.

  • Edis Agani and Albina Duraku

    A child decorates holiday cookies during an activity organized by Fresa and another women-led business, specializing in sweets. After the success of the cookie decoration class, Fresa hosted a full day of making and decorating cookies with students, teachers, and parents. The cookies decorated the school Christmas tree and students took them home to decorate their family trees and festive tables.

  • Viola Brahushi

    Chocolate Corner is another company that participated in the MCC-supported coaching and mentoring program along with Fresa. Here, owner Bleta Zeqiri and her employees present the equipment and chocolates at their factory to the implementing contractor on a site visit.

  • Viola Brahushi

    The cohort of 20 women entrepreneurs participating in the MCC-supported coaching and mentoring program have been receiving training in areas such as business management and finance, and improving energy efficiency. This photo is taken from one such virtual training session.

Driven by a passion for healthy food and nutrition, Edis Agani and Albina Duraku founded Fresa SHPK in 2017, a business that provides catering and food services for multiple schools and hospitals across Kosovo, with a focus on natural ingredients and nutritional balance. Edis and Albina have been participating in an MCC-supported intensive, six-month coaching and mentoring program for a cohort of 20 women entrepreneurs from Kosovo.

Related Country Programs

  • Kosovo Proposed Compact

    In December 2018, MCC’s Board of Directors selected Kosovo as eligible to develop a compact.