The winner of the OKO Philanthropy Award for 2016 in the category Award for Association/Foundation for Exceptional Contribution to the Development of Philanthropy in Macedonia is the Elena Luka Foundation, which during the past year devoted its activities towards economic empowerment of single mothers and women through the development of their entrepreneurial skills.

The foundation also awarded numerous scholarships as part of the project “Plan Your Future” and implemented activities for social inclusion of people of Roma nationality, educational support to people with impaired vision, as well as activities of raising awareness on gender equality and prevention of gender-based violence.