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