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  • 1. A women’s cooperative driven bythe non-profit Yalla TrappanWork-integrated social enterpriseYalla TrappanVon Rosens väg 1213 66 Malmö040 – 21 86 30info@yallatrappan.sewww.yallatrappan.se
  • 2. Who works at Yalla Trappan? Primarily residents in Rosengård, Malmöwho: Lack professional experience and trainingfrom both Sweden and their homecountries Are not knowledgable in the Swedishlanguage Stand completely outside of the labormarket Have lived in Sweden for 15 – 20 years Have recurring sick-leave
  • 3. Café and lunchrestaurant with amiddle-east profileCatering assignments Studio – crafts– sewingIncreasing motivationStrengthen empowermentEmployment and workcultureStudiesMentorshipRole ModelsCircle leadersCommunity connectionParticipation in societySocial enterprisesFor members of YallaTrappan, residents ofRosengård, and othersin MalmöCleaning andconference servicesStudy circlesSwedishspeaking, textiles, cooking, entrepreneurship, health, IT, organic and fair trade, recycling, etcDevelopment ProjectTjejer i Förening, Myllan, Y-Allas JobbUppstart MalmöWork training – EmploymentOperations and activities– opportunities foremployment and participation in a socialenterprise Further stepsActivity, educational-workshop, andempowerment center
  • 4. Café & Catering Lunch service every weekday Middle-eastern inspired menu Catering for both large and small events
  • 5. Studio Major clients: IKEA, ApokalypsLabotek, Malmö City Library Tailoring and sewing Sales
  • 6. Cleaning and ConferenceserviceCleaning assignments withcompanies, administrations andorganizationsOffice and stairwell cleaningAround 10 clients includingRosengårdSDF, Arbetslivsresurs, Malmömot Diskriminering, andStapelbäddsparken
  • 7. Participation in democratic processes and collaborativeworkShared entrepreneurship through the non-profit YallaTrappanInteraction with stakeholders in theneighborhoodTraining in SwedishFurther training in the variousoperationsGoals: Self-strengthening collaboration andeducation
  • 8. A women’s cooperativeCharacterized by participation and empowermentBenefits for individuals come before profitSocial benefits”In Rosengård there is a need for motherswho thrive, feel good, and earn their ownmoney. There is a need for new workplaceswhich are not driven only by profit. Wherethere is room forparticipation, engagement, communitywork, and democracy.”Christina Merker-SiesjöChairwoman - Yalla Trappan
  • 9. Work structureBoard of DirectorsChairpersonWork SupervisorKitchen6 employeesinternsStudio1 employeeinternsCleaning3 employeesinternsOffice1 employeeinterns
  • 10. Partnerships ClientsABF – Tjejer i FöreningRosengårds districtadministrationVästra SkrävlingeförsamlingMKBCity GrossUppstart MalmöMalmö HögskolaMany more…Malmö municipalityIKEAApokalyps Labotek:Malmö mot DiskrimineringArbetslivsresursMalmö City LibraryCatering: individuals and organizations in theMalmö regionMany more…
  • 11. Before Yalla Trappan and 1 year laterShy glances and bent backsReliance on income supportLong-term sick leaveDependence on medicationFew social contactsIllnessOccupational pride and poiseEarning real wages4 hours for each employeeDecreased usageNumerous and differentGood health
  • 12. Before Yalla Trappan and 1 year laterAnonymousWeak position at homeLonelinessPowerlessFrom RosengårdA feeling of no valueNoticeable in public lifeSetting an example for their childrenCommunity workInvolved in decisions and impactFor all of Malmö and moreNeeded and making a difference
  • 13. Afterthoughts The project time is necessary in order to test methods, operations, andprocesses, review, build knowledge, practices, and market the enterprise Building a project into a permanent operation is easier said than done Active support from regulatory authorities and administrations Sustainable forms of cooperation and commissions from public and private sectors How can the social return from the enterprise be returned to the sector whichcreated it?