A grandfather and granddaughter with physical disabilities live together with their family in a second story apartment in Sachkhere, in Georgia’s Imereti region. Because their building does not have any accommodations for persons with disabilities, the family’s two wheelchair users are unable to leave home. As a result, they are prevented from exercising their constitutional rights to participate in civic, political, economic, social, and cultural life.
In February 2016, USAID’s Georgia Primary Education project (G-PriEd) distributed sets of educational activity cards to the parents of more than 18,000 primary students in Georgia. The cards, designed to sit on a table or countertop for easy reference, consist of a variety of exercises that can be completed during the course of everyday tasks.
On June 7, 2016, U.S. Ambassador Ian Kelly and Minister of Labor, Health and Social Affairs Davit Sergeenko attended an event to mark the successful completion of USAID’s TB Prevention Project.
Officials from USAID, representatives from the Caucasus Environmental NGO Network (CENN), and co-owners of Ezo restaurant gathered for the public opening of a photo exhibition in honor of World Environment Day. The exhibition will be shown at Ezo through Sunday, June 5.
Poti, May 18, 2016 -- The Ministry of Justice held a launch ceremony for the new USAID-supported Trade Facilitation System (TFS), an electronic portal that will streamline trade logistics by enabling traders, customs brokers, freight forwarders, shipping lines, and other international trade participants to submit and retrieve information electronically. TFS will save 3.7 hours of operator working time and 26 printed pages per shipment, almost 4,530,000 GEL annually for transport and logistics companies, and 1 million paper documents annually.
Last updated: January 09, 2017