LDKK/LDSK (Livelihood)

Another LDSK Success Story

Married and happy in Eredvi, Ia and Badri had a comfortable home for their five children, and a large tomato harvest on five hectares of land.  Living only three kilometers from the bazaar they easily sold their tomatoes.  That all changed with the war in 2008. Now settled in Teliani, having welcomed their youngest son

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Cultivating a Better Future

Archil lives in a small settlement home in Shavshavebi with his wife and five children who range from six to 15 years-old.  Back in his home village of Kheiti, Archil was a successful farmer, with land to grow vegetables, fruit and potatoes as well as raise pigs.  Now they have a small house and small

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A New Start in Koda

Ilia aged 21, and his family exemplify the resilience of the Georgian people. Having fled Eredvi when he was 13, Ilia grew up in the Koda IDP settlement with his family. He studied English at the Koda Community Education Center, and was hired as staff within a few years.  That’s where he heard about the

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Government Reps Visit Rustavi Sewing Salon

Yesterday, Leila Burnadze’s small sewing salon in Rustavi received some big visitors – RDFG Chairman Vano Grigolashvili; Grigol Giorgadze, First Deputy Minister of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia; and Ambassador Melanne Verveer, Special Representative of the OSCE Chairmanship-in-Office on Gender Issues.  Leila is one of the 30 beneficiaries

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Technique awarding ceremony in Shida and Kvemo Kartli

Dozens of families in the Shida and Kvemo Kartli regions received the tools they need to start or expand their businesses, and create a better future for themselves and their families. Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG) and the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia awarded

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RDFG Livelihood Awards in Shida Kartli

RDFG has awarded funding to 30 beneficiaries from Shida Kartli region to start new agricultural and self-employment initiatives.  The recipients were selected from dozens of participants who completed the Livelihood Development for Shida Kartli IDPs project, a comprehensive business training program. The livelihood projects include business start-ups such as quail farming; growing and selling berries

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RDFG Livelihood Awards in Kvemo Kartli

RDFG has awarded funding to 30 beneficiaries from Kvemo Kartli to start new agricultural and self-employment initiatives.  The recipients were selected from dozens of participants who completed the Livelihood Development for Kvemo Kartli IDPs project, a comprehensive business training program. The livelihood projects include business start-ups such as producing and selling dairy products, berries, vegetables

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Kvemo Kartli Livelihood Development Project Beneficiaries Present Business Plans

Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Development for Kvemo Kartli IDPs project presented their business plans before a panel of experts in hopes of being selected for a grant to implement their agricultural and self-employment initiatives.  Thirty-seven beneficiaries in Gardabani and Koda presented their ideas to representatives from Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG), IDP Livelihood

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Shida Kartli Livelihood Development Project Beneficiaries Present Business Plans

Beneficiaries of the Livelihood Development for Shida Kartli IDPs project presented their business plans before a panel of experts in hopes of being selected for a grant to implement their agricultural and self-employment initiatives.  Thirty-five beneficiaries in Karaleti IDP settelment presented their ideas to representatives from Association Rural Development for Future Georgia (RDFG), IDP Livelihood

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Livelihood development of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Kvemo Kartli and Shida Kartli Region

On 1 June 2016 RDFG started to implement the projects of Livelihood Development of IDPs in Kvemo Kartli and Shida Kartli Regions.The projects are funded by the IDP Livelihood Agency of theMinistry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Accommodation and Refugees of Georgia. The main aim of the project is to contribute to

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