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Internship Program for former inmates
Internship Program for former inmates
25 September 2018

Internship is one of the important components together with employment and self-employment. This program actively supports re-qualification of the beneficiaries in such companies and enterprises, enabling their further employment.

School Action for former inmates’ children
School Action for former inmates’ children
17 September 2018

At the Institute of Democracy office, socially unprotected former inmates’ children were granted with the notebooks, pens, pencils, linear, bangs and other inventory necessary for the schools, after which they were served with a delicious tart and taken at the first night performance at Batumi Puppet Theatre.

Excursion organized for former inmates in Imereti
Excursion organized for former inmates in Imereti
7 September 2018

Adventurous route from Okatse Canyon proved to be full with emotions and impressions. Almost 2-hour walking tour of the canyon was launched in historical   forest-park. Through passing an exotic environment of the forest the visitors walked along the hanging path and took memorable photos at the panoramic background.

Why do beneficiaries choose employment with their specialty?
Why do beneficiaries choose employment with their specialty?
4 September 2018

Addressing a project partner organization “Guria Youth Center” in Guria, was involved in the service supporting small family business and with the support of the re-socialization program, purchased the tools necessary for self-employmen

Summing-up presentation of the project “Petition – People’s Voice in the Self-Governance”
Summing-up presentation of the project “Petition – People’s Voice in the Self-Governance”
6 August 2018

In the frame of the project, for increasing civil engagement on the scale of western Georgia, identifying community problems, preparing the petitions, initiating them in the Municipal Assemblies the meetings were held in more than 130 villages and communities of target municipalities, in which 2848 citizens were involved.

Coordinated work – a pre-condition for positive results
Coordinated work – a pre-condition for positive results
30 July 2018

As the result of Joint work of the beneficiary and program personnel the tools needed for wooden engravings were financed for Akaki. According to him, everything started from the scratch from that day and new meaning returned to life. Akaki is currently employed, producing icons, accessories, jewelry items with purchased tools, being one of the main income source for him. 

Inmates’ family living under hard social conditions
Inmates’ family living under hard social conditions
9 July 2018

Five-member family living in one of the villages of Imereti region  is living under hard social conditions, remaining without any social aid after imprisoning her husband,   being only at the expense of elderly pension from senior family members, though the old person is often ill, complaining that pension can hardly be sufficient for medicines.

Love to children made me endure hard years
Love to children made me endure hard years
18 June 2018

This room is particularly favorite place for her, she has been doing work which he is fond of for many years and starts everyday with particular motivation.

70-year old Larisa Toria is working in the Buffet of the Public School, having fed and brought up many generations, among them famous persons.

Single old-aged woman in waiting for pardon of her son
Single old-aged woman in waiting for pardon of her son
5 June 2018

A single 82-year old-age has to live in hard social conditions. She has been deprived of a husband for years, with her only son already imprisoned for the second time.

Possible amendments to be proposed in the Code of Imprisonment
Possible amendments to be proposed in the Code of Imprisonment
24 May 2018

Imprisoned persons often have to pay certain amount of sum for submitting official correspondence to Supreme Council of Ajara A.R. As verified by the Commission of Protecting Human Rights, the above-mentioned issue represent a serious problem for the inmates and their family members, which is indicated by the lack of correspondence recently received from Prison.