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Former Inmates – a successful entrepreneur
Former Inmates – a successful entrepreneur
25 March 2019

A women managing to re-launch her life again after long custody and achieve success, tells a story about the years spent in prison and rehabilitation after being released

Two Social Enterprises launched in Guria for former inmates
Two Social Enterprises launched in Guria for former inmates
12 March 2019

Together with growing demand for paper packages, the idea upon founding a Social Enterprise producing biologically degradable and compostable packages through involving the beneficiaries at Guria Youth Center was developed.

Social Enterprises employing Former Inmates
Social Enterprises employing Former Inmates
7 March 2019

Therefore, Social Enterprises will enable former inmates not only to get employed, but only to employ other beneficiaries. Enterprises will be the site open to the persons with previous convictions, enabling them to maximal self-actualization of their abilities.

Program for supporting former inmates’ employment
Program for supporting former inmates’ employment
1 March 2019

Former inmates have difficulty with getting employed, as they have to start life from the very scratch. Many former inmates have started animal breeding, some of them have started to grow nuts, or refurbished a workshop, more similar projects should to be functioning” – says a project beneficiary.

In waiting for resettlement
In waiting for resettlement
21 February 2019

60-year old Malkhaz Bakuridze is living in the inherited house in Komakhidze street, Batumi.  He has a wife and 2 small children, Malkhaz is a prisoner, being more concerned about approaching the date of resettlement rather than his status.

How to develop a Facebook Advertisement
How to develop a Facebook Advertisement
4 February 2019

These and other issues were discussed in details by the listeners accompanied by practical examples, some of them even created web-page of their companies and shared the first post.

Other listeners also became Facebook page administrators of their own companies and planned the activities for the future.

Developing Small Business – Training for Former Inmates
Developing Small Business – Training for Former Inmates
26 January 2019

The training was attended by the representatives of various professions. Painter-designer, sanitary technician, furniture artisan, stylist. Some of them have already a successful business, part of the listeners are planning to launch their own business in the future, in which training will significantly assist.

Society having incorrect opinion towards probationers and former convicts
Society having incorrect opinion towards probationers and former convicts
15 January 2019

22-year old beneficiary Akaki Bukia is one of the beneficiaries being supported with the project. He runs a small-size bakery, contacting the organization “Tanaziari” after having been informed about small grant from his friends. He developed a project and was involved in the project supporting former inmates, inmates’ families and probationers. He purchases the equipment necessary for the bakery with a small grant. 

New Year Action for Former Inmates’ Families
New Year Action for Former Inmates’ Families
14 December 2018

The Institute of Democracy organized a New Year Event for former inmates and inmates’ family members.

With the support of  the Supermarket Willmart the families of economically deprived inmates were granted with New Year gifts.

Training for former inmates and probationers
Training for former inmates and probationers
10 December 2018

The listeners together with various successful business companies discussed Facebook page, as well as created their own page with the help of practical work and shared for the first time public information.