In July, informational meetings with women initiative groups were held in the target municipalities of Tskaltubo, Senaki, Khoni, Kutaisi, Tsalenjikha and Zugdidi.

The main issue that was discussed at the meetings was the promotion of women's economic empowerment.

The women were provided with information about the programs are presented in their municipalities, how to get involved in these programs and what are the opportunities for cooperation.

 

The project is implemented with the support of the USAID

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There has been a war in Ukraine for five months. Unfortunately, the number of refugees is growing in our country.

At the end of last month, there were 122 people in our database, who came from Ukraine. Now they are 197. One part lives in Kutaisi and the rest lives in Tskaltubo, Senaki, Zugdidi, Tkibuli, Kharagauli, Vani, Samtredia.

In July, the Women Fund “Sukhumi” provided assistance to 15 families and individuals. As August is a holiday period, the support team is trying to distribute more assistance this month.

On July 2, members of our organization participated in a meeting organized by the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees. The meeting was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Internal Affairs and other departments. At the meeting, topical issues were raised that require a quick solution, for example medical assistance for children, childbirth, free vaccinations.

Our organization has communication with various departments. We are also constantly looking for new allies to solve the problems of Ukrainian refugees, thus the issue of free medical treatment of a 5-month-old child has been resolved.

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During the ordinary meeting members of Zugdidi IDP Initiative Group spoke about networking, responsibility of network members, importance of teamwork.

They once again expressed their position that they are ready to actively engage in the process of identifying the challenges of IDPs and solving their problems.

The participants expressed their views about creation of a local network of Zugdidi municipality. According to them extensive networking will contribute to IDP problem solution.

The project is implemented with the support

 of the UN Women organization

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A working meeting was held in Senaki IDP Women Initiative Group. The following questions were discussed: why networking is important, what benefits it can bring in terms of problem advocacy.

Participants expressed their positions: what is the responsibility of the network participants, is the team work important.

According to them, the problem raised by the network is more results-oriented, as in this case there are much more resources for solving problems.

At the end of the meeting, the participants expressed their readiness to create a local network in Senaki municipality, which will become the basis for wider networking activities in the future.

 

The project is implemented with the support

 of the UN Women organization

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On July 14, representatives of the USAID and the US Embassy Mr. Giorgi Khechinashvili - Senior Advisor of Youth Programs and Mr. Anton Cooper, Political Officer of the US Embassy visited the head office of the Fund "Sukhumi" in Kutaisi.

The guests heard information about the activities of the organization and the work carried out by partner organizations, about the activities carried out within the framework of the project so far. The participants also talked about the existing challenges and successes... about positive changes achieved by the initiative groups created by the Fund "Sukhumi" in the municipalities with the support of the USAID.

The project is implemented with the support of the USAID

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Creation of a network in Tskaltubo

  • Thursday, 14 July 2022
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The first part of the meeting of Tskaltubo municipality working (initiative) group was devoted to the principles of network creation, the main characteristics of the work, purpose, advantages of network, barriers and social changes. The participants highlighted their willingness to actively engage in the process of identification of IDP needs and solution of their problems. They spoke about the challenges that emerged in the IDP settlements during the survey.

The second part of the meeting was devoted to the creation of the network, the signatures of those wishing to join the network, the development of a strategic plan for the future and participation in the implementation of 1325 UN Resolution.

 

The project is implemented with the support

 of the UN Women organization

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During the ordinary meeting, the members of Kutaisi Initiative Group once again underlined that they would be actively involved in the process of IDP needs identification and solution of their problems.

People living in the IDP settlement mentioned the challenges that worry them for many years. Those participants who live in multi-storey buildings together with local residents also spoke about their problems.

The meeting focused on creation of network and networking. The strategic directions of the Women Network were discussed, the purpose of which is the implementation of 1325UN Resolution at the local level.

 

The project is implemented with the support

 of the UN Women organization

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Khoni public school No 3 has extremely active children...

Their project - "Ecology and healthy lifestyle" was finished.

The youth initiative group held a summary meeting, where they held a project presentation, talked about the obtained results and implemented activities.

Information meetings with students of other schools, a round table with representatives of the city council, a bicycle marathon, greening and cleaning actions were held in the framework of the project...

The project contributed to the dissemination of information about healthy life and ecology in society.

The project is implemented with the support of the USAID

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The members of the youth initiative groups of the Fund "Sukhumi" gathered in the conference hall of Tskaltubo Municipality City Hall.

The participants summarized the results of the projects implemented within the sub-grants and shared their evaluations with each other.

"Our small project laid the foundation for a new initiative in Tskaltubo municipality. The e-petition will give the citizens living in Tskaltubo an opportunity to cooperate with the authorities and present their problems" - this is the assessment of the youth group based in the City Council.

During the presentation of the project, the members of the youth group of the public school No 4 highlighted the main achievements.

According to them, with this small project it will become possible to have a positive impact on the awareness raising of young people and this will help to support women and create a gender-balanced society in the future.

The project is implemented with the support of the USAID

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