First activity of the project “Bridging the Gap: People to People Initiatives for Conflict Resolution” was held in Sairme on March 27-28. It was a training on "Gender Responsive Early Warning System (GREWS)". Members of women and youth initiative groups created within the project from Kutaisi, Tskaltubo, Khoni, Senaki, Zugdidi and Tsalenjikha municipalities participated in the training. Using the information obtained during the training, the members of the initiative group will be involved in the process of research, which is planned in the target municipalities.
The youth spirit was felt that day in the office of the Fund "Sukhumi". Students of the upper-grades from Kutaisi, Zugdidi and Tsalenjikha municipalities took part in the training “Conflict Management, Positive Communication, Tolerance, Empathy, Leadership, Civil Activism”.
Young people liked the comfortable atmosphere, topics, relationships between the participants, they boldly played roles during various activities.
At the end of the training, the participants shared their impressions. Here are some short phrases from their remarks:
Elene Shengelia (school of the village Koki, Zugdidi municipality): - The training strengthened the roots of non-formal education in me ... My knowledge and the knowledge gained during the training supplemented each other and created a strong chain.
Mariam Kartvelishvili (Kutaisi): - I will use, the knowledge, I gained here, in my everyday life and I will also share it with my peers.
Salome Gogokhia (school No. 2 of the village Pakhulani - Tsalenjikha municipality): - I received new information, met new friends. I will use this knowledge in many good deeds