“Greetings to Obama from Georgia’s farmers! I started my first greenhouse with a USAID grant. Now, I have six greenhouses and make a profit of ½ million Lari per year. USAID really supported me and my partners by giving us a good start.” –Genadi Asatiani
Young people in Georgia put civic education into action through USAID's Momavlis Taoba program.
USAID supports Georgia’s media sector by building the capacity of journalists to demonstrate accurate and ethical reporting on public interest issues, and by supporting regional media outlets to improve financial viability and transparency.
"I want to challenge and reverse negative stereotypes about Pankisi and show others my nation and my Gorge from a different perspective." --Zarema Ididze, Radio WAY Citizen Reporter
USAID’s Disability Legal Advocacy Project sets a precedent for courts to enforce disability rights throughout Georgia
The earlier parents get involved in their children’s education, the more their children benefit.
USAID-supported eco-club students are raising awareness about local environmental and watershed issues in communities across Georgia
USAID programs are strengthening Georgia’s greenhouse vegetable production
USAID vocational education classes are helping create opportunities for Georgia’s vulnerable populations
Since 1992, USAID has emphasized projects in Georgia that strengthen democracy and governance, stimulate economic growth, improve education and health, help protect natural resources, and provide humanitarian relief during times of crisis. Such assistance has helped renovate schools, train nurses, increase the income of small farmers, and improve the delivery of basic services such as electricity.
USAID currently implements 48 projects that support Georgia’s transition to a free and prosperous democracy. These include initiatives to:
- Increase citizens’ involvement in shaping Georgia’s future.
- Strengthen the rule of law and independent media.
- Improve the business environment and expand opportunities for the private sector.
- Promote tolerance among ethnic groups and among all citizens.
- Strengthen health-care systems to provide better quality health services for all Georgians.
- Enhance energy security and infrastructure necessary for economic growth.
For more details on USAID/Georgia's program budget, visit ForeignAssistance.gov.
Building on over 20 years of successful partnership with Georgia, the U.S. Government will dedicate its resources to new and continuing USAID programs over the next five years to achieve the goal, Georgia’s democratic, free-market, Western orientation enhanced. Development objectives include:
- Democratic checks and balances and accountable governance enhanced
- Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
- Increasingly stable, integrated, and healthy society
Last updated: July 18, 2016