Students of Ivane Javakhishvili School of Borjomi initiated a project aimed to integrate their peers with special needs into society and involve them in decision making process. The project started with training on inclusion of children with special needs.
Village Odzisi public school students in the framework of MT mini-grant project decided to create a working space at school where students would be able to plan, organize and conduct different activities.
Students of village Purtio public school carried out community survey to identify critical problems for their community. Cutting of the trees was identified as one of the problems. Students prepared short video on a topic and showed it in a meeting with environmental office representatives and community members.
Students of Abasha public school #1 decided to renovate a school gym in the framework of MT mini-grant project “Our choice is healthy lifestyle”. Students, parents and teachers took part in the cleaning action. Students met with representatives of Abasha Municipality and school alumni to get additional money for gym rehabilitation.
Today, one of the key, and the most important and affordable ways to find work is searching for work in the Internet. There are many specialized resources, where one can pick up a suitable vacancy, post the resume, contact the employer. However, young people do not always have enough knowledge to make this search effective, which is why IDEA Center of NGO "Institute for Public Development" Ortega-y-Gasset " periodically provides consultations on job search online. During consultations held in August 2016 year, they addressed key areas of job search on the Internet and especially the use of each of these areas. Participants received tips on work with internet services for more efficient job search. After the consultations, participants can do a search for their dream work more efficient, safe, and effective.
Youth Festival was held in in the framework of the USAID-funded "Momavlis Taoba" program in Akhalkalaki, Samtske-Javakheti region. Participants of the festival were MT program partner Georgian and Armenian sector schools students from the region.
Students of Kaspi gymnasium decided to arrange the space/room for children with special needs. School administration supported the students’ initiative and provided the space. Sponsored by mini-grant, furniture adapted for the students with special needs was purchased for this room. At the beginning of the project students conducted research in the community to know about the needs of the people with special needs. They found out that in Kaspi there is no day center for children with special needs, where they could develop their skills and integrate with peers.
On August 11, 2016, the IDEA training center of Rivne-based NGO ‘Chayka’ (Gull) held a training session ‘Hour of Code’ at Klevan’s Central District Library for Children. Klevan is a rural area, and it does have much to offer to children in terms of CS training infrastructure. So children who attended the training very much appreciated this opportunity. During the training, they got familiar with new resources in creation of computer games and tried themselves in the role of coding specialists. When working on simple tasks, the trainees were able to create games on their own tastes.
Students of Zestaponi school “Anabasisi” cooperated with the school administration which aimed to enrich the school library with new books and promote reading among youth. Students organized an action “one book for the school library” and collected 100 new books. The school administration supported the project and conducted renovation of the library.
Students of Khashuri Municipality's Vaka village public school initiated an event to promote a healthy lifestyle in their village and to arrange outdoor exercise equipment in the school yard. Once the village was well known for its famous wrestlers, but unfortunately now young people are less involved in sport.