Contact this organisation

Kutaisi #29 T. Tabidze street 4600 Kutaisi, Georgia
+995 322 944 544

Thematic areas

Children and youth
Conflict prevention and early warning
Culture, media & advocacy
Development
Peace education
Refugees and IDPs
Transitional justice and reconciliation

Charity Humanitarian Centre "Abkhazeti" (CHCA) established in 1995, is the Georgian, non-Governmental, non-profit organization, aiming to improve the livelihoods of conflict-affected and other socially vulnerable persons and enhance their social and economic integration.

CHCA's Target Groups

  • Internally displaced persons (IDPs)
  • Persons living in the conflict zones
  • Socially vulnerable families
  • Former M=migrants
  • Children and youth
  • Persons in conflict with the law

CHCA Implements Projects in the following Areas:

  • Income generation/livelihoods
  • Social services
  • Capacity building
  • Education and youth
  • Community development and advocacy
  • Peace building and recognition

  

CHCA Directly Targets 5,000 Beneficiaries per Year.

Projects

CHCA carries out a number of projects focused on income generation and livelihoods:

  • IDP vocational training and service centre (Zugdidi)
  • Vocational training for the economically vulnerable population
  • Economically empowering Georgia's conflict affected population
  • Socio-economic integration through vocational training, employment & civic participation
  • Employment and business support to conflict-affected populations
  • IDP business support initiative

CHCA carries out advocacy programs:

  • Durable solutions - a way forward for IDPs in Georgia
  • Joint solutions are durable solutions - steps to solve IDP issues in Georgia
  • Tailor-made assistance to extremely vulnerable IDPs

CHCA works for chldren and youth development:

  • Vocational training for child offenders
  • Restorative gesture program for convicted child offenders on probation
  • Youth clubs "No War Zone Georgia"
  • Mobile education unit for IDP children ("Mobile library")
  • Emergency relief for IDPs ("Child Friendly Spaces")
  • Program for psycho-social rehabilitation of war-affected and internally displaced adolescents
  • Implementation of piloting referral procedures in child protection situations at the Sakrebulo level

CHCA carries out protection activities:

  • Protection monitoring of conflict-affected populations through the participation of government and national and international NGOs
  • Tailor-made assistance to extremely vulnerable IDPs
  • Emergency hygiene support for IDPs

CHCA works for community development:

  • Community centres for conflict-affected communities in Georgia
  • Participatory and integrated social and civic development of IDP communities in Shida Kartli

CHCA Geographic Coverage:

  • Tbilisi
  • KakhetiKvemo Kartli
  • Mtskheta-Mtianeti (including Akhalgori)
  • Shida Kartli
  • Imereti
  • Samegrelo
  • Adjara
  • Abkhazia

Donors:

  • International Organizations: European Union, USAID, UN Agencies: UNHCR, UNICEF, UNDP;
  • Embassies: Embassies of Poland and US in Georgia;
  • Foundations and International NGOs: Stichting Vluchteling - Dutch Refugee Foundation, Danish Refugee Council, Save the Children, Open Society Georgia Foundation;
  • Government of Georgia: Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Assistance, Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance, Ministry of Justice;
  • Private Sector: Microfinance Organization "Crystal"

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Last updated: November 2016