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Development Solutions (DeSo) is a dynamic organization based in Skopje, Macedonia which provides a range of services to clients and beneficiaries across Southeast Europe and beyond. DeSo was founded in 2008 and at present it employees 4 full-time staff and a number of external associates (trainers, researchers), and interns.

DeSo is a social enterprise and it has a for-profit arm (Development Solutions DOOEL) which provides services to a variety of clients at market rates, as well as a non-profit arm (Association for Equitable Development – Development Solutions)  which provides public benefit services to beneficiaries region-wide. Part of the revenue from DeSo for-profit work serves to finance the DeSo non-profit development work. 

DeSo services include project development and technical assistance related to EU and other donor funding programs, training, evaluation and measurement, and socio-economic research. 

DeSo offers many of its services on an open market, serving clients throughout Southeast Europe, the European Union, Eastern Partnership (EaP), but it also bids for international grants and tenders and implements socio-economic development projects. 

DeSo institutional clients and beneficiaries are local and national authorities (municipalities, regions, agencies and ministries), universities & research institutes, NGOs, and other public and private organizations.






Selected clients and beneficiaries:

IBF International Consulting                                               




Habitat for Humanity, Macedonia                                                   


Media Consulta                                                                                  


Faculty of Law, Skopje                                                                         




Dauti Komerc                                                                                 


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