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Within the framework of the project “Step-by-step toward a better future” WE announces “Material Support Program”

Within the framework of the project “Step-by-step toward a better future” FWE announces
“Material Support Program”.
The beneficiaries of the project who have received the certificate of the College “Iberia” and the services provided by the FWE can take part in the program.
We would like to ask you to participate in the information meeting, which will be held at the Integration Center of the FWE at: Kutaisi, Nikea st.  #11, on 06 July 2018 at 14.00.

Contact persons:

Project assistant – Natruli Nachkebia (+995 574 27 55 88)

Soc. worker – Maia Kamushadze (+995 591 91 92 24)


 

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The informational meeting of the FWE in Imereti probation bureau

The informational meeting between project`s „step-by-step toward a better future“ implementer – FWE and Imereti probation bureau was held, within the framework of the project, on 19 June 2018. The meeting was attended by Valerian Matcharadze – probation bureau, soc. workers from bureau- Tamar Tchumburidze and Tinatin Tchelishvili, project coordinator from FWE – Meri Gelashvili, project soc. worker- Maia Kamushadze and project assistant- Natruli Natchkebia.
The following issues were discussed at the meeting: results of the 3 cycle of the project and challenges of the „material support program“. Within the framework of the project, stakeholders decided of the future cooperation.

Date:19.06.2018


 

The meeting with the Austrian trade union group took place on May 27, 2018 at the FWE office. The information received about the organization by the staff aroused great interest. Participants discussed plans for the future and, possible cooperation.

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Date:27.05.2018


 

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The Information meeting within the framework of the project #675 (“Step-by-Step toward a Better Future”) was held in the Vakisubani municipality of Kutaisi, on 18.05.2018.
The meeting was attended by Giorgi Mamasakhlisi – representatives of the Mayor’s office in Vakisubani municipality and representatives of the Gamgeoba.
The aim of the meeting was to provide information about the project by the FWE (project assistant- Naturuli Nachkebia, FWE staff member- Angela Chikhladze) and the assistance of the representatives of the Vakisubani municipality regarding the involvement of beneficiaries in this project.
Representatives of the Vakisubani municipality expressed readiness for cooperation.    

Date:18.05.2018


 

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Project #675 Meeting in Vani municipality

On May 16, 2018, an information meeting within the framework of the project #675 “Step-by-step toward a better future” was held in Vani self-governing municipality. The meeting was attended by representatives of Vani municipality heads and sakrebulo (22person).
The aim of the meeting was to provide information about the project by FWE (coordinator -Meri Gelashvili, project assistant- Natruli Nachkebia).
Vani municipality representatives expressed readiness to help in process of involving beneficiaries in the project and for future cooperation.

Date:16.05.2018


 

 

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28.03.18 Sexvedra 2 [800x600]The working meeting of the project (№675) employees was held in FWE`s integrational centre, on 28 March 2018.
The following issues were discussed at the meeting: formalization of the 3rd cycle`s beneficiaries groups, elaboration monitoring plan for interns, scheduling meetings with mentors.
Meri Gelashvili- chairperson of the FWE instructed to the staff to create appropriate plans for the implementation period.  

 

 

 

 

Date:28.02.2018


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The introductory meeting was held with the third cycle probationers in „open door day“ at the public college “Iberia”,  within the framework of the project “Step-by-Step Toward a Better Future” (project # 675), founded by the EU and Austrian Development Agency, on 22 March,2018.
The meeting was attended by the staff of the Fund of Women Entrepreneurs, head and teachers of the college “Iberia”, psychologist of probation bureau of Imereti region- Avtandil Arbolishvili, probation bureau officer- Inga Chakvetadze, 15 probationers from Imereti region.
At the meeting beneficiaries received information about the project and got acquainted with the schedule of studies.

Date:03.01.2018


 

Training, about  project`s (# 675 “Step-by-Step toward a better future”) documents uploading to a common computer system,  took place in the Integration Center of FWE , on 03.12.18.
The training was attended by the project staff, 9 person. The training was conducted by the invited IT specialist Dato Chaduneli and Amiran Chulukhadze – a supporter of the engineering platform.
The training was conducted in accordance with the schedule and in the Q/A format.

Date: 12.03.2018


 

Gender equality council of Kutaisi

FWE chairperson- Mari Gelashvili, was elected as a member of gender equality council of Kutaisi, based on order #55 of chairperson of Kutaisi Sakrebulo.
The first meeting of the gender equality council was held in the Kutaisi Sakrebulo, on March 2, 2018. Budgeting, education, research and monitoring are those issues that were agreed at the first working meeting.
For effective work on the above directions, thematic groups were created.

Date:03.01.2018


rus da ing gamogvigzavnis [800x600]On March 1, 2018, FWE staff (Maya Kamushadze and Natruli Nachkebia) met with the Mr. Lado Jurkhadze- Mayor of Khoni Municipality.
The topic of the meeting was: Presentation of information within the framework of the project “Step by step toward a better future” (№675).
The information included a list of services and professions for project participant – legal and psychological counseling, vital skills training, mentor work, paid internship, participation in the grant process, payment for food and transportation costs.
Mr. L. Jurkhadze expressed the desire and interest to hold a joint meeting in the near future with representatives of the Municipality of Khoni and the FWE.

 

 

 

Date:03.01.2018


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The meeting, within the project “Step-by-Step toward a better future”, in Tbilisi

A seminar of strategic plan on the topic: “Hilfswerk International in the South Caucasus- focus on Georgia” was held in Tbilisi, on February 27, 2018.
The seminar was led by the regional manager of the South Caucasus and the Western Balkan region Nicole-Maria Bauer.
The seminar was attended by: IDP Women’s Association “Consent”- Yulya Kharashvili, Nana Gogokhia, Khvtiso Lobzhanidze; Association of social workers – Nino Shatberashvili, Ketevan Gigineishvili, Sopho Bachilava and Fund of Women Entrepreneurs – Meri Gelashvili, Natruli Nachkebia.
The following issues were considered at the seminar: strategic analysis and planning, organizational analysis, structures, environmental analysis, donors and other financing organizations, general directions and events, further steps for strategic planning and implementation.

Date:02.27.2018


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Information meeting with probationers in Khoni

On February 26, 2018, the meeting with potential beneficiaries was held with FWE initiative by National probation agency Imereti Bureau , within the project “Step-by-Step toward a better future” founded by EU and Austrian Devlopment Agency.
The meeting was attended by National probation agency Imereti bureau staff: psychologist- Avtandil arbolishvili, officer of  Probation Bureau (Khoni) -Maia Chkhenkeli, Social worker of FWE – Maia Kamushadze and project assistant- Natruli Nachkebia
The meeting was informative and included information about the goals, objectives and services that the project envisages for the beneficiaries.
 Psychologist of Imereti Probation Bureau- Avtandil Arbolishvili introduced beneficiaries to whom the applicants should apply and what are the rules of registration.
 The beneficiaries approved the format of the meeting with a view to better understanding the terms of the project and expressed their willingness to participate in the project. Maia Chkhenkeli- officer of the Imereti Probation Bureau (Khoni) will be informed, in case if they will  participate in the project. 

Date:02.26.2018


 

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The working meeting within the framework of the project “Step by step toward a better future”.

The working meeting was held at the FWE “Integration Center” on February 23, 2018. The meeting was attended by project executors: Nicole Bauer (regional project manager, Hilfswerk Austria International) and Nana Gogokhia (general project coordinator, IDP women association “Consent”).
At the meeting, the following issues were considered: the achieved results and challenges for the project implementation period. We have outlined a plan for the future that will ensure the effective and qualitative implementation of the project.

Date:02.23.2018


 

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Heads of Khoni Self-Government and Representatives of Civil Groups got acquainted with the terms of the project “Step-by-Step toward a better Future”

Heads of Khoni self-government, social service agencies and representatives of various civil groups have received exhaustive information on the FWE`s project “Step-by-Step toward a better Future”, which is implemented by the organization together with partners.
Heads of municipality noted that all initiatives, which aim is improving the conditions of such vulnerable groups as are project`s beneficiaries, are important.
They expressed their readiness to involve the municipality in the field of communication with the beneficiaries, particularly in the community at the Mayor level and planned further steps for future cooperation within the project.


Meeting with the representative of the “Peace Corps in Georgia” at the office of FWE

shexvedra moxalisestan [800x600]The meeting with FWE staff and representatives of the “Peace Corps in Georgia” was held in FWE office on December 22, 2018 . The purpose of the meeting was to familiarize and evaluate the organization for the visit of the “volunteer”.
During the meeting were discussed the organization’s expectations for the visit of the “volunteer”, as well as the opportunities that the project offers.

 

 

 

 

Date:02.22.2018


 

 

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Informational meeting with probationers in Zestaphoni

DSCN2540 [800x600]On February 15, 2018, the meeting with potential beneficiaries was held with FWE initiative by National probation agency Imereti bureau  within the project “Step by Step toward a better future” funded by EU and Austrian Development Agency, in Zestaphoni.
The meeting attended by National probation agency Imereti bureau staff : psychologist – Avtandil Arbolishvili, Social worker – Gvantsa Gachechiladze (Zestaphoni) , Officer of Probation Bureau- Merab Arveladze (Zestaphoni), Social worker of FWE – Maia Kamushadze and project assistant – Natruli Nachkebia.
The meeting was informative and included information about the goals, objectives and services that the project envisages for the beneficiaries.
The format of the meeting was fruitful, as most of the informed people expressed willingness to participate in the project.

 

 

 

 

Date:02.15.2018


 

 

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27867421_1993424830928586_1862421162848411139_nKick-off meeting,  where formalized mentors and mentees groups for 2nd cycle was held in FWE international center, within the framework of the project “Step by step toward a better future “ on 10 February, 2018.
Before meeting were preparation activities with both beneficiaries and mentors. On meeting were discussed mentor`s and mentee`s rights and duties, which are mandatory for all.
Everybody was familiar with the format of communication that the mentor`s concept suggests. Participants were given the opportunity to express their views and expectations about this project.

 

 

 

Date:02.10.2018


 

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Information meeting at the Kutaisi City Hall

On February 13, 2018, within the framework of the project “ Step by Step towards a Better Future” project #675 funded by the European and Austrian Development Agency, was hold meeting with the deputy mayor – Mrs. Nino Tvaltvadze.
The meeting was attended by the project executors:
Coordinator of the project in Imereti – Mary Gelashvili; Social worker – Maya Kamushadze; Project Assistant – Natruli Nachkebia; Lawyer – Inga Maglaperidze; Coordinator of the College “Iberia” – Varlami Mindeli; Vital Skills Trainer – Nanulu Ramishvili; Volunteer – Angela Chikhladze.
The agenda covered the following issues: Project introduction; Discussion of the achieved results and challenges for the future; The possibility of including the City Hall in order to support the project.
Ms. Nino expressed the opinion that this issue can be discussed in the Gender Advisory Council of municipalities, because the project provides for the inclusion of more than 30% of women with a view to their re-socialization.

Date:02.13.2018


 

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Meeting with mentors

IMG_1325 [800x600]The meeting was held within the framework of the project “step by step towards a better future ”#675  in FWE office on January 30, 2018. The meeting was attended by Meri Gelashvili- project coordinator in Imereti Region, Tamar Kalandzde- psychologist, Natruli Nachkebia- assistant  and mentors : Vladimer Jorjolilani, Madlena Shavgulidze, Manana Gvishiani.
During the meeting mentors presented reports of their work with probationers for the period of  December-January and planed future activities with their beneficiaries.
The psychologist mentioned the growing demand of working with the mentors from the side of beneficiaries. Thus it is necessary to create criteria for the process of choosing beneficiaries. Criteria will be developed by Tamar Kalandadze in cooperation with project psychologist Kote Pozov.

 

 

Date:30.01.2018


 

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Project Step by Step towards a Better Future (Phase II)

Beneficiaries of the  second cycle of the project #675 were awarded with certificate in collage „Iberia“ on January 24, 2018.

Based on the final assessment scores, all of the 19 beneficiaries have crossed a certain limit and received a certificate. This indicate that the beneficiaries of this cycle are quite motivated not only for learning, but also for the availability of additional services (vital skills training, psychologist, social worker and  lawyer trainings).

The chairperson of the FWE , Project coordinator – Mary Gelashvili and the deputy director of the college “Iberia” Mrs Ana Tsutskiridze congratulated beneficiaries and wished success to them.

At the end of the meeting, the beneficiaries were asked questions, especially they were intrested at employment issues. The project coordinator Mary Gelashvili and the project staff gave exhaustive answers.    

Date:24.10.2018


 

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Project Step by Step towards a Better Future (Phase II)

FWE organized working meeting in Integration Centre within the project “Step by step towards a better future” funded by Austrian Development Agency (ADA) and EU on January 24, 2018. The meeting were attended by Meri Gelashvili- Project coordinator in Imereti rejion, Natruli Nachkebia- project assistant, Maia Kamushadze – social worker, Tamar Kalandadze – psychologist, Varlami Mindeli- coordinator of collage  “Iberia” and Inga Maglapheridze- Lawyer.

At the meeting were discussed changes made on monthly and quarterly report compiling rules , also organizational issues:

  • Effectiveness of mentor work
  • Effective approaches to employment of second stage alumni.
  • Work made for organizing beneficiaries group for first stage.
  • Organizing future informational meetings with mayors and governors.

Date:24.10.2018