Civics students of Gomi public school in Khasuri Municipality established a Media Club at school, equipped with necessary equipment and suitable working environment. This became possible with the support of Momavlis Taoba’s mini-grants program.
Students of Chikaani public school in Kakheti region worked together with local municipality, school administration, teachers, and parents to renovate of the school yard. Students and teachers took part in in the cleaning and rehabilitation works. The Local administration supported students’ initiative and provided construction materials, benches and garbage bins. Local wine company - “Guguli” LTD provided equipment for the school gym.
“Support for Changes - 2015” was the name of a day camp organized on September 8, 2015 by students of MT program partner schools from Khulo municipality. More than 30 students gathered at Kholo public school #1 to discuss and identify community problems, find ways for their solution in cooperation with decision makers.
Ali Village Public School civics students initiated the renovation of civics club room and school yard. They have mobilized the peer students, teachers, parents and community members to take active part in the renovation processes, as well as school yard greening and cleaning actions. Local entrepreneur Mr. Ivane Nizadze supported the project and provided the materials for the renovation of the school yard. This action was implemented as part of the project -“Remember, you are an active citizen!”
Georgia Community Action and Linkages for Legal Socialization (GE CALLS) continues awarding grants for implementation of community initiatives throughout Georgia. This year six new projects will be implemented in Tbilisi, Gurjaani, Borjomi, Kutaisi, Ozurgeti and Zugdidi. GE CALLS hosted all partner NGOs during the Community Initiatives Cluster Meeting on September 16. The meeting was attended by the representatives of program donor, The US Department of States’ International Bureau of Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL).
School students of Tbilisi public school #127 closely collaborated with local municipality, school administration, teachers, and parents and as a result arranged a small park in the school yard. Students and teachers were actively involved in the cleaning and rehabilitation work of the existing territory, surrounding the school.
On September 12, 2015, Coordinator of the IDEA Training Center, which operates as a subsidiary of the NGO "Volyn Perspectives", took part in the conference of socially active students, members of the international youth organization AIESEC in Lutsk. During a session conducted by the IDEA Coordinator Nataliya Lytvyna, the participants discussed the possibility of using new information technologies to build public speaches, got familiar with TED-performances that can be found at many channels on the Internet and used to improve one’s skills, and worked on tips for speakers-beginners .
Batumi Gymnasium “21 Century” students conducted various activities to promote healthy life-style among the youth. As part of the initiative, students purchased sport uniforms, other sport equipment, arranged different sport competitions, contests aiming to raise the awareness about negative influence of smoking. Trainings on healthy life-style and film screening on the same topic were also conducted.
Presentation of games in KODU GAME LAB for primary school children was held in Tokmak city children's library by IDEA Center operated by NGO 'Instutute of Public Development 'Ortega-y-Gasset'.
Children got familiar with games created by participants of the training course "KODU GAME LAB: visual and object-oriented programming." They were very interested in learning how they can create their own games, and carefully listened to the trainer who told them about KODU tools and their possibilities. After the presentation of the trainer, children were excited to try to create landscape for their future games.