The project “United towards empowering youth, women and disadvantaged groups” is an EU-funded project managed by the European Union Office in Kosovo and implemented by Jakova Innovation Center (JIC) and the Municipality of Gjakova. Apart from the collaborative efforts of Jakova Innovation Center (JIC) and the Municipality of Gjakova, the project has been designed through collaborative efforts of other stakeholders to meet country-specific needs for economic development. JIC represents a cross-sectoral consortium that brings together local government, national agencies, CSOs/NGOs, and local businesses with experience in capacity building for women and youth, project management, multi-stakeholder collaborations, and environment actors, in the West Economic Region of Kosovo. This Success Story shows the results impact of the project.