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523 grants awarded over nine years!



WFG continuously works with women's groups to provide them with proper knowledge and information about women's human rights, organizational development and related issues, and to improve their leadership skills. Training sessions aim to empower women's groups working in all regions of Georgia through awareness building. They help by: increasing the level of gender conscience and civic participation amongst women; giving women groups the necessary knowledge and resources with which to work to influence the social context in which they live; assisting women's groups to move to the next stage of their organizational development.

 

Knowledge and Experience Sharing

 

WFG is committed to sharing its own experience and knowledge with women for their advancement and empowerment. It does this by designing and conducting training courses for women in various regions of Georgia, including:

 

In 2008, the training course “How to Start Own Business” has been conducted for women in the regions of Samegrelo and Imereti within the framework of the program, “Women in Progress”.


In December 2006, on the Fund's initiative, the channel “Teleimedi” hosted a talk-show entitled “Woman today”. Participants of the talk-show were women actively involved in various sphere of activism. The main topic for discussion was the gender stereotypes existing in our society. 



Women`s Economic Independence Program 2010 - 2012 24.4.2013
The 3-year project “Women`s Economic Independence in the Post-conflict Zone and Remote Regions of Georgia” was implemented successfully and covered 19 villages and 4 IDP settlements in Shida Kartli; 10 villages in Kakheti; 8 Villages in Imereti; 7 Villages in Racha. All activities were performed according to timelines and quality expectations, and all planned objectives and targets were met.
Women`s Economic Independence Program - 2011 03.8.2012
The program `Women`s Economic Independence in the Post-conflict Zone and Remote Regions of Georgia` intends to empower women in the most vulnerable, poor and remote areas of Georgia. The program is being implemented with the support of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The program will continue for 3 years and will cover the following 4 regions of Georgia: Shida Kartli, Kakheti, Imereti and Racha.
Decreasing the Exclusion of Marginalized Groups of Georgian IDPs - 2011 03.8.2012
The project “Decreasing the Exclusion of Marginalized Groups of Georgian IDPs” was implemented by the `People in Peril Association` (PIPA) in collaboration with local partner Women s Fund in Georgia (WFG) and supported by SlovakAid.
Women s Economic Empowerment - 2010 22.12.2011
The program: Women`s Economic Independence in the Post-conflict Zone and Remote Regions of Georgia. The program intends to empower women in the most vulnerable, poor and remote areas of Georgia, such as the post-conflict zone of Shida Kartli, northern Kakheti, mountainous Imereti and mountainous Racha. It aims to increase their independence by increasing women`s economic autonomy; making women more independent and powerful by giving them the opportunity to be self-reliant; generating new resources for commencing their own initiatives and enabling women to develop more internal strength and to realize their potential in the field of productive labour.
Decreasing the Exclusion of Marginalized Groups of Georgian IDPs - 2010 21.12.2011
The project `Decreasing the Exclusion of Marginalised Groups of Georgian IDPs` aims to reduce the level of exclusion and to increase the mobilisation of citizens in three target communities of the population displaced following last year`s conflict between Georgia and Russia. The project will be implemented by the `People in Peril Association` (PIPA) in close collaboration with local partner Women s Fund in Georgia (WFG) over18 months in two rural communities (Tserovany, Shavshvebi) and one urban community (Gardabani). It will be focused on improving the economic opportunities of internally displaced people (IDPs), their civic participation, their social capital in their new environment as well as living conditions in the new communities.

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