Georgia Program Updates

August 26, 2016

This project is a prime example of how American and Georgian people are working together to boost the country’s agriculture sector, spur economic growth, create jobs, and make locally grown GAP-certified produce available to people throughout the country.

August 23, 2016

USAID’s clean energy program brought public and private organizations together to renovate the Tbilisi Elders Boarding House with energy efficient and renewable energy solutions. Prior to the renovation, the home had high monthly energy expenses, yet did not have adequate heat to keep its residents warm in the winter or enough hot water for them to take more than two showers per week.

July 26, 2016

Georgia’s Aisi College recently started a composting and recycling program with assistance from USAID’s Waste Management Technologies in Regions (WMTR) program. When the college’s 800+ students from across Georgia tell their families and friends about their experiences, they will help raise awareness about environmental protection throughout the country.

July 12, 2016

Mukhrana Village is a small settlement of 500 ethnic Azeri households located in East Georgia’s Bolnisi Municipality. For years, the local school’s gymnasium was in such poor condition that it could not be used. Thanks to a group of 10th grade students, young people are now using their fully rehabilitated gym for a series of activities promoting a healthy lifestyle.

July 12, 2016

Genadi Asatiani and his family own about a hectare of land in Western Georgia’s Tsaishi Village. In 2013, he applied for and received a small grant from USAID to build a greenhouse heated entirely by an underground hot spring.