Salome Abramishvili, 15, joined the English Access Mictroscholarship (Access) Program in Telavi, Kakheti region in September 2012 and has been one of the most hardworking and motivated students ever since.

Funded by the U.S. Embassy in Tbilisi and implemented by PH International, Access Program aims to make the study of English accessible to adolescent from an economically disadvantaged background. In addition to working on their language skills, the participants of the program become familiar with various aspects of U.S. and western democratic values and culture, develop leadership qualities and interpersonal skills.
In the last week of June and the first week of July 2014, English Access Microschoalrship Program hosted yet another rotation of English Language Summer Day Camps for Access Program students in all the 10 regions of program implementation throughout Georgia. 258 students participated in the Summer Camps. While the Summer Camp activities in various locations were centered round similar Civic Education concepts, they also varied depending on the interests, needs and language competences of the Access Program students in different regions.
During the last week of June 2013, Access program conducted Summer schools in all 10 locations of program implementation Telavi, Kutaisi, Zugdidi, Batumi, Ozurgeti, Akhaltsikhe, Rustavi, Gori, Ambrolauri and Poti. The total of 258 Access students participated in the Summer Schools throughout the country.
On March 3, Access program students in Zugdidi, devoted an Enrichment Activity to Mother’s Day celebration. The session was aimed to enrich awareness of an American culture among participants and boos their confidence in expressing themselves in writing as well as orally
On January 17 twenty-five adolescents from economically and socially disadvantaged families, who graduated an intensive two-year long English Language course under the English Access Micsroscholarship Program, gathered in the Center for Civic Engagement in Ozurgeti to mark and celebrate the happy occasion together with their parents, schools principals and special guests.
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