ONLINE PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION FOR PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN GEORGIA WAS HELD

ONLINE PRESENTATION OF THE PROJECT CIVIL SOCIETY ACTION FOR PROMOTING HUMAN RIGHTS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN GEORGIA WAS HELD

On April 8, 2021, the online presentation of the project Civil Society Action for Promoting Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities in Georgia was held. The purpose of the event was to introduce the participants to the key activities and objectives of the project. The project is implemented by Changes for Equal Rights (CER) and Coalition for Independent Living (CIL) with the support of the European Union.
SUPPORTING DISABLED COMMUNITIES IN OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS CAUSED BY COVID-19

SUPPORTING DISABLED COMMUNITIES IN OVERCOMING THE BARRIERS CAUSED BY COVID-19

From January 11, Mobile Outreach Teams will resume operations in Adjara, Guria and Samegrelo regions. MOTs will offer accessible transportation service for PWDs to visit clinics for planned social and outpatient services (Ex.: dialysis treatment); access the basic products; get home visits of Mobility Assistant(MA), nurse, Occupational Therapist(OT) or Physical Therapist(PT) to help in mobility, pressure-sore care, increasing functionality and performing essential daily activities while staying in the lockdown for longer periods.
FIRST MEETING WITH THE NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS WAS HELD AS PART OF THE PROJECT TO PROMOTE THE INDEPENDENT LIFE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

FIRST MEETING WITH THE NEWLY ELECTED LEADERS WAS HELD AS PART OF THE PROJECT TO PROMOTE THE INDEPENDENT LIFE OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

On December 9, the first meeting with the newly elected leaders was held as part of the project to promote the independent life of people with disabilities.
THE TECHNICAL REGULATION "NATIONAL STANDARDS OF ACCESSIBILITY" WAS APPROVED

THE TECHNICAL REGULATION "NATIONAL STANDARDS OF ACCESSIBILITY" WAS APPROVED

On the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, the Government adopted a technical regulation on "National Accessibility Standards", which is in full compliance with Article 9 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
THE FIRST CYCLE OF TRAININGS "PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS" WAS HELD IN LIKANI

THE FIRST CYCLE OF TRAININGS "PLANNING AND MANAGEMENT OF SMALL BUSINESS" WAS HELD IN LIKANI

On November 8-10, the Coalition for Independent Living conducted the first cycle of Small Business Planning and Management trainings in Likani. The trainings were held within the framework of the project "Promoting Economic Empowerment of People with Disabilities in the Regions of Georgia" and was supported by World Jewish Relief.
USAID – INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM IN GEORGIA HAS STARTED

USAID – INDEPENDENT LIVING PROGRAM IN GEORGIA HAS STARTED

From the 16th through the 21st october, under the "USAID – Independent Living Program in Georgia" thirteen informational meetings were held in the communities of Batumi, Kutaisi, Lagodekhi, Ozurgeti, Telavi, and Zugdidi. Over 110 interested persons attended.
ON SEPTEMBER 28 AN ACTIVE REHABILITATION AND INDEPENDENT LIVING CAMP WAS LAUNCHED, WHICH LASTED FOR 5 DAYS

ON SEPTEMBER 28 AN ACTIVE REHABILITATION AND INDEPENDENT LIVING CAMP WAS LAUNCHED, WHICH LASTED FOR 5 DAYS

As a part of the Physical Rehabilitation Project, on September 28, 2020, an active rehabilitation and independent living camp was launched, which lasted for 5 days. It was attended by 16 wheelchair users living in different regions of Georgia.

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