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Empowering Women Benefits Businesses

Non-governmental organization Civil Development Agency (CiDA) in partnership with UN Women and with the financial support of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, is implementing a project entitled “A Joint Action for Women’s Economic Empowerment in Georgia.” One of the key components of the project is women’s empowerment in the …

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Good Neighbors – Connected Businesses

As part of the project “Young Entrepreneurship Synergy – Network for Georgia-Azerbaijan Cross-Border Cooperation,” the Civil Development Agency (CiDA), a civil society organization (CSO), organized a two-day agro and cultural tour in the regions of Kakheti and Kvemo Kartli in Georgia. The delegation from Azerbaijan included entrepreneurs and representatives from …

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Small Grants Help Former Prison Inmates to Begin New Lives

Non-governmental organization Civil Development Agency (CiDA), with the support of the European Union and in partnership with the Georgian Farmers Association and DVV International, is implementing a Training and Employment Support Initiative (TESI) in the criminal justice sector in Georgia. The initiative aims to provide professional training, employment opportunities, development …

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Georgian Companies Adopt Women’s Empowerment Principles

A conference took place in the hotel “Tbilisi Marriott” organized by the UN Women and the NGO “Civil Development Agency” (CiDA), which represents the Georgian Network for the UN Global Compact. The conference was dedicated to the gender equality issues in the business sector in Georgia. Representatives of the business …

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CiDA Funds Heretiskari Village for Business Development

Following our visit to Samtaskaro, as described in the previous article, we drove to the village Heretiskari located in the Lagodekhi district. Similarly to the Samtatskaro village, the villagers residing in Heretiskari were provided with similar grant opportunities from the Civil Development Agency (CiDA). Heretiskari harbors 130 families. In comparison to Samtatskaro, …

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CiDA Funds Eco-Migrant Women to Haul Samtatskaro Out of Despair

In 1986, disaster struck Adjara- the Southwest region of Georgia lying on the coast of the Black Sea. Savage landslides and floods devoured the homes and livelihoods of Adjarians, forcing thousands to abandon the region and disperse to various parts of Georgia. These regions included the villages of Samtatskaro and …

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