On October 7th, “Bolniskalakoba 2017” and 200 years anniversary of the establishment of German colonists was held in Bolnisi.
The festival was organized by the municipality of Bolnisi with the help of German embassy. Besides different entertaining activities, there was a fair, where RDFG beneficiaries presented harvested products from demonstration plots created through EDKK project (Economic Development through Agricultural Assistance for IDP Farmers in Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti regions). At RDFG counter people could by honey, propolis, strawberries, raspberry jams, compotes and plants. Besides these products, association introduced handmade thick felt materials, created by the IDP beneficiaries through one of the projects supported by the German embassy.
The German military orchestra played on this festive occasion. Besides there were different musical and theatrical performances. Meanwhile, the products presented by RDFG beneficiaries were very popular and was sold successfully.
It’s been years since RDFG started cooperation with Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the embassy of Germany. RDFG’s ongoing projects EDKK (Economic Development through Agricultural Assistance for IDP Farmers in Kvemo Kartli and Kakheti regions) is funded by BMZ and World Vision Germany. Main objective of the project is to contribute to the poverty reduction and the social inclusion of the IDP families in Georgia focusing on creation of a strong and competitive rural production, processing and marketing sector that contributes to the economic development and employment.