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News | Program: English Access Microscholarship Program

ACCESS Program Students in Gori Celebrated St.Valentines Day with an Enrichment Activity | 13 Feb 2012


The Access Program in Gori held an enrichment activity devoted to St. Valentine’s day on February 13, 2012. Students got acquainted with the history and origin of this popular festival; watched a PowerPoint Presentation and a video featuring the traditions of celebrating St. Valentine’s day in various countries and discussed the ways in which a similar festival – Day of Love is celebrated in Georgia.
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Access Students Become Finalists of the FLEX Program | 30 Dec 2011

Giorgi Labartkava and Nino Samsonidze from Akhaltsikhe and Nino Gorgoshidze from Ozurgeti became the finalists of the FLEX competition and are now impatiently waiting for the final results to be known in April 2012.
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Access Students from all four Regions Celebrate Christmas Simultaneously | 23 Dec 2011


One of the important highlights of the quarter was the costume Christmas celebration party/enrichment activity, implemented simultaneously in all four regions of program implementation on December 23, 2011.
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Peace Corps Volunteers organize Thanksgiving Event for ACCESS students from Akhaltsikhe | 25 Nov 2011


On November 25, Access Program students from Akhaltsikhe were invited to attend a Thanksgiving event organized by Peace Corps Volunteers Sean Frederic, Kelley Gallagher, Kimberly Trammel and others at Akhaltsikhe American Corner. Among the guests of the event were Nina Jugheli, English Language Programs Coordinator at U.S. Embassy/PAS and Tanya XXXX, U.S. Embassy ELF
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Access Students from Gori, Georgia Celebrate Thanksgiving with an Enrichment Activity | 21 Nov 2011


The Access Program in Gori held a Thanksgiving Enrichment Activity on November 21, 2011. Among the guests of the event were Jill Kelley, Director of the Energy and Environment Office of the USAID together with her parents who were spending their Thanksgiving vacations in Georgia.

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Halloween Celebration in Akhaltsikhe | 31 Oct 2011


On October 31, Access Program in Akhaltsikhe hosted a Halloween party. Among the numerous guests were:Nina Jugheli, English Language Programs Coordinator at U.S. Emabssy/PAS and Walter Gaddis, U.S. Embassy ELF in Kvemo Kartli and Samtskhe Javakheti regions.
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Access Students from Rustavi Celebrate Halloween with an Enrichment Activity | 31 Oct 2011


On October 31, Access Program in Rustavi dedicated an enrichment activity to celebration of a popular American traditional holiday of Halloween.
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Access Program Students in Ozurgeti Get Acquainted with Famous American Inventions | 30 Sep 2011


An enrichment session organized on September 30 for the Access Program students from Ozurgeti was devoted to famous American inventions. The idea of the topic came from Rachael Evarts, Peace Corps Volunteer, who has been working with Guria Youth Resource Center (Access Program implementing NGO in the region of Guria) since July 2011. Consequently, she has planned and implemented the enrichment session in close cooperation with the Access Program Coordinator in Guria region.
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FLEX Alumni Meet with Gori Access Students | 30 Sep 2011


On September 30, Access Program in Gori hosted three FLEX program alumni: Lika Okropiridze, Mariam Ghvamichava and Maka Mukhadze. The purpose of the enrichment activity was to increase the motivation of Access Program students to learn English in order to become participants of FLEX-like international exchange programs and return to their communities as the bearers and followers of western democratic values.
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Former ELF Presents on Project Based Learning for Access Students in Rustavi | 29 Sep 2011


On September 29, Judy Elliott, former senior ELF who had worked in Georgia for over two years, delivered an enrichment session on Project Based Learning for the Access Program students from Rustavi.
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Studying in the US Is Just a Step Away | 30 Nov 2015

Dianne Zhambakhidze was once a shy and silent student, but that was before she enrolled in Access. It took her nearly a year to find her voice, but now she is one of the most helpful and friendly members of the group. Peers admire her diligence and hard work and always pay extra attention to what she has to say in class when she answers questions and gives advice on homework problems.
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Access Students Find Summer Jobs | 1 Sep 2015

Second rotation of the Access program in Adjara region of Georgia started with its own set of challenges. After consultations with PH, “Changes without Borders” the implementing partner of the Access program decided to cast the participatory net wider to the outer and more remote locations of Adjara. The level of education and achievement among youth, in those remote locations, is lower than that in the Batumi public schools. Although over 200 applications were received, general starting level of language competencies among the selected 25 Access students was dramatically low. The majority of students could hardly read in English
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Access Program Student Wins FLEX Scholarship | 19 Oct 2012

Nino Samdonidze, an Access Program student from Akhaltsikhe, became a Future Leaders’ Exchange Program (FLEX) participant. She left for the United States on August 7 to complete her secondary education at a High School in Ohio, living with a local family.
According to her recent communication with the Access Program Teacher in Akhaltsikhe, Shorena Merabishvili, the first couple of months have been positively overwhelming with excitement, information, meeting new people and getting adapted to new environment and culture.

In her e-mail addressed to her Access Program English teacher, Nino wrote: “The Access Program prepared me so well for this experience! All those meetings that we had with the FLEX alumni and all the opportunities to come closer to American culture are helping me now to beat the culture shock and settle in. My family and I will never stop feeling deep gratitude to the Access Program, which played a huge role in enhancing not only my English language skills, but also developing my self-confidence and leadership qualities and prepared me for my present experiences.”
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