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Training on Effective Communication for former inmates
Training on Effective Communication for former inmates
22 October 2018

Similar evaluations were left at the end of the trainings by the listeners.  Majority of attendants decided to advertise their own business during the training, jointly discussing webs-sites and advertisements of various business companies through practical assignments.

Greenhouse Economy Run by the Inmate’s Family
Greenhouse Economy Run by the Inmate’s Family
15 October 2018

One year remaining before his release from custody, he is fully aware about his future plans, though as his mother thinks that his son’s activity will be related to family business.

 Inmate’s family has been running a nursery economy for years, growing the saplings of kiwi, feihoia, walnut under greenhouse conditions, being highly demandable and realized in the whole westerner Georgia.

Announcement by the Institute of Democracy
Announcement by the Institute of Democracy
6 October 2018

The Institute of Democracy working ion the program supporting former inmates, inmates’ families and probationers responds to the evaluation by the President of the NGO “Georgian Alliance for safe roads” in relation to the issue, according to which taxi drivers should not have previous   convictions and be dangerous to the society https://bit.ly/2y62J2N

Blind beneficiaries on the needs of the persons with disabilities
Blind beneficiaries on the needs of the persons with disabilities
27 September 2018

42-year old Alex Tsevelidze is blind, though his physical state is resulting from the injury caused during arresting, when he was beaten with the weapon barrel by the special service unit office of the Finance Police, damaging his eye and losing eyesight. In 20166 he was sentenced with the accusation of economic offence.

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.