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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Working on two petitions out of three new petitions referred in 2017 is stills continued in Ozurgeti Municipality.
Review results of the petitions initiated during 2016-2017 in the frame of the project “Petition – People’s Voice in the Self-Governance”, the drawbacks identified in practice were the issues on which the meetings were held in Lanchkhuti, Chokhatauri and Ozurgeti Municipality.
According to him, a prison employee having been systematically committing violence over prisoners is himself a prisoner now. Kakutia brought a case against other sufferers in the Court and won a dispute.