Place: Ochamchira, Abkhazia
Period: 2018 – 2019
In the South Caucasus, people of advanced retirement age are usually well looked after by their families. However, if such a person is left alone, for whatever reason, they find themselves in a complicated living situation and are often below the poverty line.
Where we work
Place: Ochamchira, Abkhazia
This newly-established organization operates in the Ochamchira district, which is a neglected geographical area in terms of civic activities and civic initiatives. Mainly young people are active in the organization (some of them have benefited from the educational activities of NESEHNUTÍ) and their goal is to create an environment and a space for the civic engagement of young people, especially in the Ochamchira district.
Initiative: Women´s Development Centre
Place: Gal/i, Abkhazia
This organization from Abkhazia’s Gal/i district has long been involved in the topics of the position of women in society (domestic violence, early marriage, etc.), as well as in the education of young people in particular.
Initiative: An initiative group of journalists and civil society representatives
Place: Sukhum/i, Abkhazia
This campaign responds to a situation where, on the one hand, there are a number of functioning, strong, independent non-profit organizations in Abkhazia, but on the other hand, there is little information about the outcomes of their activities.
Initiative: Union Sapari
Union Sapari has long been dedicated to questions about the position of women in Georgian society, gender-based discrimination, and domestic and economic violence against women.
Initiative: Iare Pekhit
Place: Tbilisi, Georgia
The Tbilisi-based initiative called Iare Pekhit (“To Walk”), in cooperation with residents as well as the municipality, has launched research into the pedestrian traffic in the suburb of Didi Dighomi.
Initiative: Mountain Development Center
This organization has functioned as a watchdog of the infrastructure and transport projects in the northern part of Georgia in a popular tourist region.
Initiative: Merkuri Association
Place: Zugdidi, Samegrelo region
For several years, the Zugdidi Merkuri Association has been addressing the issue of domestic violence against women and women’s rights in general.
In this campaign, the association aims to introduce a systemic solution of assistance to victims of domestic violence in the Zugdidi district.
Initiative: Hangi Association
Hangi Association has long been focusing on the issues of people living with disabilities.
As part of its current campaign, the Association wants the funding of projects aimed at increasing the accessibility of the Zugdidi district to be more systematic so the overall conditions for the life of people with disabilities improve.
Environmental organization and information agency EcoLur works on the issue of mining in Armenia, which is usually not regulated enough. Campaign supported by NESEHNUTI was aimed at sludge lagoon affiliated to Teghut copper and molybdenum mine (…)