A World Without waste
FWE, united in the network – “Now is our time”, joined the campaign “Clean, Healthy World Without waste ” on September 15, 2018. The campaign unites volunteers in 160 countries. FWE staff and volunteers cleaned up the social housing area, Nickea st. The main message of the demonstration was to support the participation of 5% of the population in the event and to raise their awareness of ecological issues.
Winners of the Material Support Program
Winners of the Material Support Program, within the framework of the project “Step-by-Step towards a Better Future” (675), were announced in FWE office, on September 4, 2018.
Total 8 projects have been selected (from 14), which have received the highest score and their authors will be awarded appropriate material support to implement the business plan. Project author and director is Hilfswerk Austria International. Project financially supported by the EU and the Austrian Development Agency.
We congratulate the winners and wish them success.
Fund of Women Entrepreneurs
The applications were reviewed and assessed within the framework of the Material Support program of the Project 675 “Step-by-Step towards a Better Future” on 21-22 August, 2018 in Kutaisi. 14 applications were submitted by the beneficiaries who are in conflict with the law. 8 winners were revealed.
The project is headed by Hilfswerk Austria International and is financially supported by the EU and the Austrian Development Agency.
Fund of Women Entrepreneurs (Kutaisi) joins the appeal of the “Green Georgia Movement” / Friends of the Earth-Georgia and the “Youth Union of the Caucasus” in taking an active part in the International Campaign “Clean World” (September 15-16) and the Second International Campaign “World Day purity “(September 15).
FWE staff join the above mentioned Action on September 15 and will participate in one part of the city (in agreement with the City Hall) during the cleaning process. Within the framework of the Campaign, special T-shirts will be prepared for the staff of the FWE, related to the appeal of this day.
The informational meeting for beneficiaries, who are interesting in FWE graduates support programs, was held in public college “Iberia” within the framework of the project “Step-by-Step towards a Better Future” on 16.07.18. Applications fill in by 23 beneficiaries.
The two-day training on business application writing and skills development was held for alumni by FWE, on 17-18 July, 2018.
The training was attended by 19 applicants.
The third cycle beneficiaries were awarded certificates within the framework of the project “Step-by-Step towards a Better Future” by FWE in public college “Iberia” on 16.07.18.
25 Beneficiaries have passed the three-month training course on the following specialties : computer graphics, stylist, electrician, car repairing electrician, cook. They also received the services from the FWE Integration Center staff on Social, Psychological, Legal issues, also they raised their Vital Skills.
The working meeting within the framework of the project #675 “Step by Step towards a better future” in FWE office
On July 3, 2018, the meeting was held among Nicol Bauer (HWI Project Manager in Caucasus Region), Meri Gelashvili (Chairperson of FWE – Project Coordinator in Imereti region), Nana Gogokhia (staff member of “consent” – project local manager) and the project`s implementers. Totally 8 persons.
At the meeting was discussed the implementation of the project # 675, stages of material support program, results of beneficiaries` trainings, internships and mentorship issues and future plans.
Nicol Bauer examined the public college “Iberia” training rooms where the beneficiaries were trained. She attended training for the stylists group.
Meeting of HWI Project manager in Caucasus region in Imereti probation bureau
On July 3, 2018 the meeting was held among representatives of FWE, Imereti probation bureau and HWI Project manager in Caucasus region.
The meeting was attended by project #675 regional manager in Caucasus – Nicol Bauer, head of Imereti probation bureau – Valerian Vacharadze, chairperson of FWE- Meri Gelashvili, the project local manager – Nana Gogokhia (consent), representatives of crime prevention centre and project implementers from FWE. The meeting was attended totally by 12 persons.
At the meeting were discussed results of the teaching and employment of I-II-III cycle beneficiaries of the project #675, the stages of material support program, and future plans.
The working meeting with staff of Centre of Crime prevention (Imereti region)
The working meeting was held between FWE and Centre of Crime prevention of Imereti region on 26 June, 2018. The meeting was attended by soc. workers of centre of crime prevention – Lela Japharidze, Tamar Jojua and soc. worker of the project #675 (step by step towards a better future) – Maia Kamushadze and project`s assistant- Natruli Nachkebia.
At the meeting was discussed results of the 3 month courses for the beneficiaries of the project`s (#675) third cycle and stages of the material support program.
FWE hosted a group of 15 students and 3 teachers from the Department of Development and Environmental Studies (with a focus on International Development) at Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic on June 28, 2018. Guests were interested in the work of the NGO sector, gender policy in the country, the legal status of IDPs, women’s rights and the socio-economic level in the country. The meeting was conducted in active Q/A mode.
Prof. orientation determination within the framework of the “Study-rehabilitation center” of FWE
On 27.06.2017, in social college “Iberia” within the framework of the “Study-rehabilitation center” of FWE, financed by Brot, was held a workshop on professional orientation courses. Brief information was made about the professions in the public college “Iberia”, the students were informed about the enrollment procedures, and practically examined the specialty studying rooms and talked to the teachers themselves. The participants of the workshop initially identified the desirable professions, but after reviewing the thematic issues, they changed their choices and made real decisions to get the secondary profession to be able to achieve social and economic independence in the future.
The project “step-by-step toward a better future” (# 675)-In Imereti region implemented by FWE The beneficiaries of the third cycle completed the learning process and received the assessment
Within the framework of the project “step-by-step toward a better future” (№675) in public collage “Iberia”, On 22 June, 2018 the beneficiaries were assessed by soc. worker, psychologist, vital skills trainers, lawyer of the FWE and profession trainers of the collage “Iberia”.
The Project Implementation Team prepared individual assessments of each beneficiary, defined the efficiency of the study process and expressed their views on its perfection;
19 beneficiaries of the third cycle completed 3th month courses, they were trained in the following specialties: Electrician, cook, car electric and computer graphic. The stylists group, with 6 members, will complete their study on 5th of July.
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.
Project assistant – Natruli Nachkebia (+995 574 27 55 88)
Soc. worker – Maia Kamushadze (+995 591 91 92 24)
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.
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.
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.
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.