In frames of a small project of Terjola Women Support Center "We fight against violence and poverty by work" cooking and serving courses are carried out - with the beneficiaries selected by a special commission. Participants are actively involved in the process. Future work is planned, on how they can apply the gained knowledge for self-realization.
Women Support Center these are the branches of the Fund “Sukhumi” in Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Khoni, Terjola, Senaki, Poti, Khurcha / Koki (Zugdidi Municipality), Lanchkhuti, Ozurgeti, created since 2009. The centers are designed to strengthen women, provide social, psychological, legal assistance to women - victims of violence and to crisis families in a difficult life situation. They promote to the protection of women's rights and ensure their socio-psychological rehabilitation.
Informational meetings with educators were held in Lanchkhuti kindergartens. Participants were provided with information on how to identify a child at risk of violence, and how they should respond according to the law. The meetings are held within the framework of the project of the Women Support Center "Harmonious Environment for Kids". It was noted that the work on such an issue is very important, since the educators did not have the necessary information.
Within the framework of the partner project “Strengthening the domestic violence prevention system, protection of the victim and therapy for the rapist”, the Day Rehabilitation Center of the Fund “Sukhumi” continues the trainings in sewing, accounting, also computer, stylist and manicure courses. Participants of the courses study new specialties with great interest and try to apply the acquired knowledge in practice.
5 group psychological meetings were held in August at Women Support Centers of Senaki, Khoni, Tskaltubo, Lanchkhuti, Koki (Zugdidi municipality). The meetings were attended by 38 beneficiaries from 16 to 67 years old, and the main topic was how to overcome the stresses caused by the pandemic, isolation and uncertainty.
During the month, there were phone calls from Kutaisi and other municipalities - and the women received psychological support and individual consultations.
The psychologist also continued to work with married couples and individual clients.
The project is implemented with the support of the organization Brot
für die Welt - Evangelischer Entwicklunsdienst (Germany)