Category Archives: Projects

List of projects implemented by association ATINATI

# Donor Budget Goals and Objectivs

 

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1. Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) $14 000

 

“Improving the level of English Language Learning in Zugdidi” 1995

 

2. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) $ 4500

 

“Psycho-social week-end school for IDP children”

The goal of the project was psychological assistant of IDP children and youth, through different activities as a puppet- making, art, drama, music and psychological games.

1996-1997

 

3. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) $ 5000

 

“Psycho-social week-end school for IDP children”

The goal of the project was psychological assistant of IDP children and youth, through different activities as a puppet- making, art, drama, music and psychological games.

1997-1998

 

 4. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

$50 000

 

 “Supplying Zugdidi secondary schools by school furniture” 1998

 

 5. United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)/USAID

 

$120 000

 

“Zugdidi Youth House”. The goal of the project was: To provide vulnerable youth with sustained opportunities for personal growth and psychosocial rehabilitation. 1999-2001

 

6. Counterpart International

 

$ 60 000

 

“Community Development”.

To organize Community participatory assessment in 5 communities of Samegrelo region; Implementation of agricultural projects.

1999

 

7. United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)/USAID

 

$ 50 000

 

“Zugdidi Youth House” /extension/. The goal of the project was to provide vulnerable youth with sustained opportunities for personal growth and psychosocial rehabilitation. 2001-2003

 

8. WAR CHILD/Netherlands

 

$ 26 000

 

“Psychological Rehabilitation of war traumatized children”.

To organize psychological rehabilitation workshops for IDP children in IDP collective centers, use of art in psychological assistance.

2001-2002

 

9. International Research and Exchange IREX

 

$ 4000

 

“Internet at the fireplace”.

To provide all interested people with free Internet access.

2002-2003

 

10. Academy of Educational Development (AED) /USAID

 

$14 000

 

“Young Leaders Development”

To create free youth clubs for IDP youth aimed at providing additional education activities for their personal growth.

1999

 

11. Academy of Educational Development (AED) /USAID

 

$23 000

 

“Young Leaders Development”

To create free youth clubs for IDP youth, aimed at providing additional education activities for their personal growth.

2002-2003

 

12. United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)/USAID

 

$ 52 000

 

“Community Agriculture Development”.

Implementing of Agricultural projects in 6 villages of Samegrelo region, establishment of CBOs in each village.

1999-2000

 

13. United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)/USAID

 

$ 21 000

 

“Youth Based Agricultural Clubs”.

To establish Youth Agricultural Clubs in 6 villages of western Georgia. To promote awareness of environmentally sound agricultural practices on the part of rural youth and increase their ability to undertake related practical activities.

2001-2002

 

14 National Endowments for Democracy (NED) $16 761

 

“NGO Incubator”.

To assist NGO sector development in Samegrelo region. To organize trainings and consultations for NGO members and initiative groups.

2002-2003

 

15 Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) $ 12 000

 

“Information Awareness for Rights’ Defense”.

To organize legal consultations for IDPs.

2002

 

16 Georgian Ministry of Labor, Healthcare and Social Security

 

$2500 “State Program for temporary and permanent employment of unemployed people”.

To organize business consultations for unemployed people.

2002

 

17 CARE International

 

$28756

 

 “Agrarian Youth Clubs”

To create youth clubs in 8 villages of Samegrelo region, organize trainings and practical workshops for this youth.

 

2003 – 2004

 

18 Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

 

$8422

 

“Information, consultation and legal aid”.

To organize legal consultations for IDPs.

 

2003

 

19 WAR CHILD/Netherlands

 

 

$36 866

 

“Peace begins with me…”.

To organize psychological rehabilitation workshops and peace building trainings for IDP children and youth.

2003-2004

 

20 Conciliation Resources

 

$35 000

 

 “The Bridges”

To organize radio broadcasting programs promoting awareness of IDP in their right through Radio ATINATI

 

2002-2003

 

21 Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF)

 

$ 5000

 

“Elections and Society”

To increase information awareness of community through the radio about parliamentary election issues and to assist to active involvement of community in election process.

2003

 

22 National Endowments for Democracy (NED)

 

$17 000

 

“NGOs Club”

To assist NGO sector development in Samegrelo region.

To organize individual and group consultation about NGO Sector related issues, to organize trainings and free Internet service for NGO representatives, to issue newsletter and organize radio program about Samegrelo region NGO Sector and radio-talk shows. To issue updated catalogue of NGOs acting in Zugdidi and Samegrelo region were issued.

2004-2005

 

23. United Nation Development Program (UNDP)

 

$ 13 336

 

“Bridges 2”

It was aimed at increasing access of both IDP and local community of Samegrelo region to information.

300 radio-receivers with solar modules were distributed in 30 villages of Zugdidi district.

2004

 

24. National Endowments for Democracy (NED)

 

$19 000

 

“NGOs Club 2”

To assist NGO sector development in Samegrelo region.

To organize individual and group consultation about NGO Sector related issues, to organize trainings and free Internet service for NGO representatives, to issue newsletter and organize radio program about Samegrelo region NGO Sector and radio-talk shows. To issue updated catalogue of NGOs acting in Zugdidi and Samegrelo region were issued.

2005-2006

 

25. WAR CHILD/Netherlands

 

 

$37 507

 

“Peace begins with me..2.”.

To organize psychological rehabilitation workshops and peace building trainings for IDP children and youth.

2004-2005

 

26. United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)/USAID

 

$5 000

 

“Integrated Peace Education for Secondary Schools in Georgia and Abkhazia”

The project’s aim was to assist to conciliation and agreement process among different ethnic groups.

To assist to involvement of Georgian and Abkhaz people in peace building process.

2004

 

27. UNOMIG

 

$9 000

 

“Stable Income”

To assist and improve economical conditions of socially insecure IDPs by means of providing them with jobs in the stable enterprises started by them.

2004-2005

 

28. UNOMIG

 

$9 000

 

“Self-realization”

To organize trainings for IDPs from Abkhazia settled in Zugdidi area, increase their information awareness in small industry and development of related practical skills in order to sustain them to develop and implement micro projects based on their ideas.

2004-2005

 

29. Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)

 

 

$8 484

 

“Children – Our Future”

The project Goal: to increase information awareness of youth in human rights and to develop creative capacity of children through drama elements.

2004

 

30 United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)/USAID

 

$ 5000

 

“Healthy Style Life”

To increase information awareness of Samegrelo region’s population on drugs and different inflectional diseases (aids, hepatitis and venereal diseases), to introduce and promote healthy life style to IDP and local youth of Zugdidi;

2004-2005

 

31. WAR CHILD/Netherlands

 

$50 000

 

“Peace begins with me..2.”.

To organize psychological rehabilitation workshops and peace building trainings for IDP children and youth for their psychological assistant.

2005

 

32. ACCELS

 

$ 5000

 

“Youth our Future”

To increase information awareness of Samegrelo region’s population on drugs and different inflectional diseases (aids, hepatitis and venereal diseases), to introduce and promote healthy life style to IDP and local youth of Zugdidi;

2005

 

33. Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF)

 

$ 5000

 

“Harm Reduction”

Sustain prevention HIV/AIDS, hepatitis and other dangerous communicable diseases in drug-addicted people inhabited in Zugdidi, providing them with related information thereby promote healthy life style.

2005-2006

 

34. OSCE

 

$ 6000 “Equality”

Organize trainings in Human Rights for 40 teachers from Zugdidi and Zugdidi villages.

2005

 

35. WAR CHILD/Netherlands

 

$ 50 000

 

“Peace begins with me…”.

To organize psychological rehabilitation workshops and peace building trainings for IDP children and youth, interactive learning trainings for teachers.

2006-2007

 

36. OSCE

 

$10 000

 

“Equality 2”

Organize trainings in Human Right Education for 80 teachers from Samegrelo Region.

2006

 

37. PRI

 

$ 4000

 

“Re-socialization of Probationers”

The goal of the project was re-socialization of probationers and their integration in society. It was selected 20 people out of 185 probatianaries being on registration in probationary bureau of Samegrelo and Upper Svaneti region. They attended computer classes for three month. It was also conducted small business and personal development trainings.

2006

 

38. United Nation Development Program (UNDP)

 

$29 000

 

“Agrarian Youth Clubs”

To create youth clubs in 8 villages of Zugdidi, organize trainings and practical workshops for this youth.

2006-2007

 

39. National Endowments for Democracy (NED) $19 000 “We Build Civil Society”

The goal of the project was: A democratic, civil society brought about by increasing citizen’s information awareness and activating their position of citizenship.

2006-2007

 

40. Conciliation Recourses $ 7000 “Increasing political influence of Internally Displaced People (IDP)” February 2007

August 2008

41. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

$14 650 “Increasing Internally Displaced People (IDP) integration through teachers’ training and psycho-social support, Zugdidi, Georgia”.

Project goal was:

a) providing opportunities for IDP teachers’ to improve their qualifications and

(b) providing psychological support to IDP youth and their parents.

May-December

2007

 

42. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) $43 900 “Together for Healthy Future”

To increase awareness of local and IDP population, in particular local and IDP children, youth and women on Avian Flu living in 8 regions of Georgia (Samegrelo, Poti, Guria, Ajara, Samtskhe-Javakheti, Kvemo Kartli, Shida Kartli, Kakheti).

May-August

2007

43. National Endowments for Democracy (NED)

 

$24 240 “Leaders of Future”. Project goal was: To raise competence of Georgian young people and support their development as active citizens. July 2007- June 2008
44. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

$52 000 “Increasing Internally Displaced People (IDP) integration through teachers’ training and psycho-social support, Zugdidi, Georgia.”

Project goal was:

a) Providing opportunities for IDP teachers’ to improve their qualifications and

(b) Providing psychological support to IDP youth and their parents.

January December

2008

45. AIFES $ 15 000 “Vote for your Future”

Project goal was informational awareness about elections and activization of Samegrelo population

January-

April 2008

46. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

31 646 GEL Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi

The objectives of the present project were:

1. Raise awareness on SGBV by conducting a survey on the scope, exposure to and consequences of the SGBV among the population of concern as well as Government and local authorities’ structures in Zugdidi;

2.  Establish a “Women’s centre” as a place that will offer information, training, vocational activities and an information line to survivors of SGBV in Zugdidi;

3.  Enhance the networking activities of other NGOs working on the implementation of this project in the other areas of Georgia.

April – December 2008
47. US Embassy, Press Now, War Child/Netherlands Reconstruction of Radio ATINATI 2008 August-September
48 National Endowments for Democracy (NED)

 

32 195 $ Inret-sectoral cooperation for Democracy

Project goal is:

A democratic, civil society brought about by the work of a stable and transparent NGO community.

2008-2009
49. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

72 606 GEL “Increasing Internally Displaced People (IDP) integration through teachers’ training and psycho-social support, Zugdidi, Georgia.”

Project goal is:

a) Providing opportunities for IDP teachers’ to improve their qualifications and

(b) Providing psychological support to IDP youth and their parents.

January – December

2009

50. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

37284 GEL Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi (extension)

 

August – December

2009

51. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

19 542 GEL Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Kutaisi

 

October – December

2009

52. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

66 015

GEL

Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi (extension)

 

January December 2010
53. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

129 224

GEL

“Increasing Internally Displaced People (IDP) integration through teachers’ training and psycho-social support, Zugdidi, Georgia.”

Project goal is:

a) Providing opportunities for IDP teachers’ to improve their qualifications and

(b) Providing psychological support to IDP youth and their parents.

January December 2010
54. Conciliation Recourses/ European Commission 19 000 Euros “Let’s talk”

Project goal:

Trust building between Georgian and Abkhazian societies.

Project activity:

To organize joint radio program together with Abkhazian colleagues about problematic issues in our societies.

September 2009

January

2010

55. Save the Children Netherlands/European Commission 284 479

Euros

Community Centers for Conflict Affected Communities in Georgia (CCs)

Overall objective: to promote participatory and integrated local socio-economic development of IDPs in Georgia in Kvemo Kartli (Gardabani), Samegrelo (Zugdidi and Poti), Abkhazia (Gali) and Imereti (Tskaltubo).

Specific objectives:

– To promote public dialogue and enhanced availability of and access to cooperative mechanisms between IDPs and non-displaced stakeholders; To build capacity of local authorities and non-state stakeholders;

– To improve quality of current access of IDPs to information, services and assistance;

– Increased awareness and demand capacities of IDP communities for self-reliance, organizational and civil society strengthening of IDPs; Enhanced advocacy and policy environment regarding IDP issues.

Main activities :

 

  • Establishment of community centers ;
  • Creation of community development groups;
  • Training of local authorities ;
  • Community mobilization and social support;
  • Implementation of Community projects ;
  • To organise cultural/leisure activities ;
  • Promotion the use of modern technologies ;
  • Establishment of local IDP networks and NGOs, Public awareness and information dissemination activities.
September 2009- February 2011
56. Project Harmony International/USAID 27 210 $

 

“Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training (ACETT) program for Georgia”

The goal of the program is to improve the quality of civil education school program and support youth to increase their awareness and make them more active in building of democratic society.

 

01.06.2011 30.07.2012
57. National Endowments for Democracy (NED)

 

35 150 $ “Inter-Sectoral Cooperation for Democracy 2”

Project goal is:

A democratic, civil society brought about by the work of a stable and transparent NGO community.

01.07. 2010

30.06.2011

58. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

147 980 GEL “Provision of Income Generation Opportunities and Psychological Assistance to IDPs in Zugdidi“;

Project included the following components:

·         Providing opportunities for IDPs to improve their qualifications

·         Providing income generation activities for IDP women

·         Providing psychological assistance for IDP population

 

01.01.2011

31.12.2011

59. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

76 337 GEL “Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi” (extension)

 

01.01.2011

31.12.2011

60. Open Society Georgia Foundation 9829 $ “Together for the best Future”

Increasing of civic awareness of youth and forming them as active members of the society in Samegrelo region

01.06.2011

31.12.2011

61. The Heinrich Boell Foundation

 

7776 Euros “Raising public awareness trough the radio program within the project: Addressing Hate Speech in regions of Georgia: A Litmus Test for Human Rights and Social Tolerance” 01.04.2011, 31.09.2012

 

62. East-West Management Institute 33 560 $ “Policy, Advocacy and civil society development in Georgia (G-PAC).” 01.09.2011

01.09. 2012

63. United Nation Development Program (UNDP)

 

16 200 $ “Human  safety and Social integration”

Organizing Radio program “Dialogues about our rights”;

01.03.2011

01.03.2012

64. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

56589

GEL

“Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi” (extension)

 

01.01.2012

31.12.2012

65. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

 

105 355 GEL “Provision of Income Generation Opportunities and Psychological Assistance to IDPs in Zugdidi“;

Project included the following components:

·         Providing opportunities for IDPs to improve their qualifications

·         Providing income generation activities for IDP women

·         Providing psychological assistance for IDP population

01.01.2012

31.12.2012

66. Open Society Georgia Foundation (OSGF) 24 496 $ „Everywhere is Your house in Georgia“;

Goal of the project is assistance of Integration of IDP youth in local society;

01.06.2012

31.03.2013

67. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

46564 GEL “Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi” (extension)

 

01.01.2013

31.12.2013

68. United Nations Association of Georgia (UNAG)/USAID 15 000$ “Improvement of National Integration in Georgia” /ANI/

The goal of the project is:

Increase civil responsibility and improve relationships between youth of various regions and ethnic groups;

Kindle sense of common ownership on diverse but common cultural inheritance of Georgia;

Improve Georgian policy and practice towards national integration;

01.07.2012-01.09.2012
69. United Nations Association of Georgia (UNAG)/USAID 16450 $ “Improvement of National Integration in Georgia” /ANI/

The goal of the project is:

Increase civil responsibility and improve relationships between youth of various regions and ethnic groups;

Kindle sense of common ownership on diverse but common cultural inheritance of Georgia; (extension)

Improve Georgian policy and practice towards national integration;

01.09.2012-

01.09.2013

70. Project Harmony (PH) International/USAID 75650 $ “Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training (ACETT) program for Georgia”

The goal of the program is to improve the quality of civil education school program and support youth to increase their awareness and make them more active in building of democratic society.

01.06.2012 30.07.2013
71. Summer Civic Sshool $3900 Project goal: To increase civic awareness, learn  critical thinking, rights and responsibilities and raise financial literacy among students.

Project objectives:

  • Raise informational level about democratic values and civic education issues.
  • Development of active citizenship skills and growth of students’ participation in community life.
June-July 2013

 

 

 

 

71. The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF/USAID $166 931 “Youth Participation and Development”

Overall objective

Enhance social integration of young people in conflict affected areas through the promotion of confidence building and engagement among young people affected by the conflict.

Specific objective

Foster an increasingly stable, integrated, and healthy society by targeting young people in the conflict affected areas of Georgia, supporting their skills development, civic engagement and participation.

20.05.2013-

20.02.2014

72. United Nation Development Program (UNDP) $ 48 840 “Empowering women for changes”

Women’s Initiative groups were created in 12 municipalities villages of Samegrelo region. Active female representatives of the communities were trained on gender, CPA, business and project design issues and were encouraged to work on revealing local problems. After that they represented these problems to the local authorities and many of them were solved by them. Besides all initiative groups were given the opportunity to submit community projects and best ones will be selected and granted.

15.02.2013  30.11.2014

 

73. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

51991 GEL “Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi” (extension)

 

01.01.2014

31.12.2014

74. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)/USAID 139936 $ “Youth Participation and Development”

Overall objective

Enhance social integration of young people in conflict affected areas through the promotion of confidence building and engagement among young people affected by the conflict.

Specific objective

Foster an increasingly stable, integrated, and healthy society by targeting young people in the conflict affected areas of Georgia, supporting their skills development, civic engagement and participation.

01.03.2014 28.02.2015
75. Project Harmony (PH) International/USAID 44520 $ “Momavlis Taoba” – Future Generation Program;

 

The purpose of MT is to promote greater civic engagement of young people and enhance civil society’s role in promoting transparent and accountable governance at the national and local levels by expanding and institutionalizing secondary school civics education curricula and practical applications.

Program goal: The program goal is to promote youth civic participation and to enhance civic education curriculum.

01.09.2014

30.06.2015

76. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

50464 GEL “Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi” (extension)

 

01.01.2015

31.12.2015

77. Canadian Embassy 19985 CAD “Empowering of IDP Women’s participation for integration of IDPs in local society in Georgia

 

Project Objectives:

·         Support IDP integration in local society through improvement women’s (especially IDP women) competence (informational,  knowledge and skills) awareness and their involvement in social activities

·         Realizing their role in society by the women and increase their involvement in social activities and decision making processes;

·         After empowering of women to support their participation in democracy building process together with male representatives on equal level.

·         Create platform for equal participation of women together with men in building democracy in the country that includes equal rights for any vulnerable groups and IDP among them.

01.11.2014

29.02.2015

77. European Union/ACF 264494.95

Euro

“Livelihood Initiatives to Foster Employability and Entrepreneurship of IDPs and host populations in Georgia – “LIFE Georgia”

The Overall Objective of the action is to contribute to poverty reduction among conflict affected / displaced persons and their host communities in Georgia by facilitating their socioeconomic integration and inclusive participation in broader economic development processes.

The Specific Objective aims to increase opportunities for sustainable livelihoods of conflict affected / displaced persons and host communities in Samegrelo and Shida Kartli through support in access to employment, professional development and fostering inclusive and gender sensitive policies, in collaboration with duty bearers, service providers and civil society actors.

01.01.2015  30.09.2017
78. US Embassy 90585 $ “Caucasian Diversity”

Organizing Radio Programs.

01.07.2014 -01.07.2015
79. IREX 24 000$ “Tochki Soprikasnaveniya”

Organizing joint Radio Programs with Abkhazian partners

01.09.2015

01.09.2016

80. KFW/MDF
184 250 GEL
“Consulting Services for Implementation of accompanied measures for socio-economic integration of IDP communities”

The objective of accompanying measures is to assist the beneficiary communities in the socio-economic integration processes. Particularly, the accompanying measures are designed to support the new households to establish household associations (HA) as community based organizations and organize activities aimed to achieve multiple effects through the same like (i) develop a sense of community ownership, (ii) sustain investment by improving maintenance, (iii) create jobs,  (iv) create economic units capable to generate income.

Objectives: 

  • 4 Household associations are registered according to Georgian law (according to the legal status proposed by contracted Consultant);
  • Three (3) office/workshop are established and operated by HA (Kutaisi, Poti, Zugdidi);
  • Maintenance units are formed in each of the 4 selected locations (Tskaltubo, Kutaisi, Poti, Zugdidi) and operate as independent units with the capacity to generate income and ensuring the maintenance of the facilities where IDP communities are accommodated;
  • The building maintenance is ensured and the living environment of the IDPs is sustainably improved;
  • In total 3 offices and about 15 jobs are created and local offices of HAs are financed with start-up operation budgets for the period of Consultant’s contract assignment.

 

01.07.2015-

01.04. 2016

80. United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

(UNHCR)

58 014 GEL “Prevention and reduction to sexual and gender-based violence in Zugdidi” (extension)

 

01.01.2016

31.12.2016

81. Canadian Embassy 19 985 CAD “Empowering of IDP Women’s participation for integration of IDPs in local society in Georgia

 

Project Objectives:

·         Support IDP integration in local society through improvement women’s (especially IDP women) competence (informational,  knowledge and skills) awareness and their involvement in social activities

·         Realizing their role in society by the women and increase their involvement in social activities and decision making processes;

·         After empowering of women to support their participation in democracy building process together with male representatives on equal level.

Create platform for equal participation of women together with men in building democracy in the country that includes equal rights for any vulnerable groups and IDP among them.

01.12.2015 – 01.03.2016

 

Empowering women to participate in the integration of internally displaced persons (IDP) in local society

Donor: The Government of Canada

Project Duration: December 2, 2015 – February 26, 2016)

Project Goal:  To support integration of IDP community into mainstream society through women’s empowerment and active participation.

Project Activities:

1. Training for IDP and Local Women;

2. Meeting of the We – Wo+Men” Debate Club;

3. Women Civil Forum;

  1. Community Initiatives Support
  1. Advocacy

 

 

Livelihood Initiatives to Foster Employability and Entrepreneurship of IDPs and host populations in Georgia – “LIFE Georgia”

Donor: EU
Project Duration: January 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016
Project Goals:

1)      To contribute to poverty reduction among conflict affected / displaced persons and their host communities in Georgia by facilitating their socioeconomic integration and inclusive participation in broader economic development processes.

2)       To increase opportunities for sustainable livelihoods of conflict affected / displaced persons and host communities in Samegrelo and Shida Kartli by fostering inclusive and gender sensitive policies, supporting professional development and access to employment in collaboration with duty bearers, service providers and civil society actors.

Implementing Organizations: Organizations Consortium – ASF Spain, ATINATI, RDFG, EfD, LAG, SPF/LAG, World Vision Georgia

Project Activities Implemented by ATINATI:
1. Business Training;
2. Job-seekers’ Training;
3. Financial Support for successful training participants through the provision of small-scale business grants or toolkits

4. Internship

5. Job-Fair

6. Film about the project

7. “Employment Shuttle”Spanish Model of Employment Program

 

 

 

 

 

Prevention and Elimination of Sexual and Gender Based Violence

Donor: UNHCR

Project Duration: 12 months (January 1, 2016 – December 31, 2016)

Project Goal:  To support prevention and reduction of violence and assist victims of violence.
Project Activities:
1. Crisis Center for victims of violence and free psychological, legal and medical consultations for them;
2. Informational meeting on violence issues in IDP collective centers and IDP Settlements;
3. Psychological Counseling;

 

  1. Training for men on gender-based violence using “Men Talk To Men” methodology.

 

  1. Meeting with invited guests (a psychologist, a lawyer, a doctor and a priest) on early marriage issues for students in grades 10-12;

 

  1. Social advertisement on Radio ATINATI on violence prevention;

 

  1. Coordination Meeting on Violence issues.

Promoting Integration, Tolerance and Awareness Program in Georgia (PITA)

  • funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is being implemented in Georgia by United Nations Association of Georgia (UNAG). The project includes a variety of activities to strengthen national integration in Georgia. In particular: functioning youth Civic Centers on the basis of non-governmental organizations; strengthen non-governmental organizations to lead civic engagement and diversity management issues; supporting educational, exchange and other programs to deepen relationship between young people from different regions, using regional and national media resources to raise awareness of society and encourage national discussions.

Direct beneficiaries age group 18-25. Activities include: Renewing work of Youth Centers, mini-grants for youth, local civil activism by young people, annual meetings and conferences, regional exchange programs, orientation trainings for employment, cooperation with private sectors and academy, trainings and seminars, simulations, youth campaigns.

Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program (ACETT) -2010-2014

USAID-funded Applied Civic Education and Teacher Training Program (ACETT) was implemented by PH International in partnership with the Centre for Training and Consultancy (CTC), 11 regional partner NGOs and Civics Teachers Forum from 2010 – 2014. The program was also supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia.

The goal of the program was to improve the quality of school civic education program and help youth to become more active in building a democratic society. The program covered 740 schools in 11 regions of Georgia.  During the program the students had an opportunity to establish civic education clubs and organize various events, meetings, study visits and etc.

As part of the program students received training, participated in study visits and internships in various organizations, met and had conversations with interesting people, took part in mini forums, civic camps and a grant program.

Teachers also received training, participated in Teachers’ forum and contest.

 

The Momavlis Taoba Program (MT)

“Momavlis Taoba” (Future Generation Program) (MT) is implemented by PH International in Georgia with the financial support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and supported by the Ministry of Education and Science of Georgia (MES). The program is implemented in collaboration with the Center for Training and Consultancy (CTC), Civics Teachers’ Forum and 11 Georgian regional non governmental organizations.

The goal of MT is to promote youth civic engagement and enhance civil society’s role in promoting transparent and accountable governance at the national and local levels by expanding and institutionalizing secondary school civics education curricula and practical applications.

MT works with 480 schools across Georgia.  The program offers many different non-formal education opportunities both for students and teachers: Development of Supplemental Civic Education Materials, Civic Education Teacher Training, Professional Development for Civics Teachers, Cooperation with MES (Seminars about the importance of civic education will be held for the representatives of Education Resource Centers), Applied Learning (Partner NGOs in eleven regions of Georgia are engaged in facilitating the implementation of Civics Clubs activities that address community and school needs), Social Media Training, Summer Camps, Civic Initiatives Support Mini-Grant Program, Civic Education Web Portal.

Implementation of Accompanied Measures for Socio-economic Integration of IDP communities”

With the financial support of Municipal Development Fund of Georgia and Reconstruction and Development Bank of Germany (KfW) Association ATINATI started to work on the “Implementation of Accompanied Measures for Socio-economic Integration of IDP communities” project in February of 2015. The project is implemented in partnership with GOPA Consulting.

The project aimed to support social and economical integration of IDPs and continued for 8 months.

The project beneficiaries were the IDPs living in the following IDP settlements rehabilitated or built by KfW:

  • Zugdidi IDP Settlement (Laghidze St # 4)
  • Poti IDP Settlement (Mshvidoba St #12)
  • Kutaisi IDP Settlement (Chavchavadze St #58)
  • Tskaltubo IDP Settlement (9 April Street)

NGOs were established at all 4 locations: Union “Ertsulovneba” (Zugdidi), Union “Skhivi 2015” (Poti), Union “Inter-Group” (Kutaisi) and Union “Support for Future Success” (Tskaltubo).

Office space was provided for NGOs in 3 locations – Zugdidi, Poti and Kutaisi (Kutaisi office will serve Kutaisi and Tskaltubo NGOs). All offices were supplied with all the necessary technical equipment, furniture and other office inventory.

A total of 24 IDPs have been employed in various positions at all four NGOs. They were provided with regular training on various topics, such as organization management, fundraising, advocacy, and etc.

At the same time they were re-trained at various professional colleges and organizations according to their needs.

The NGOs are actively working to identify the needs in their communities, plan and implement various actions, work on fundraising and cooperate with other local or international NGOs.