Entrepreneurship School program presented in Poti and Senaki – Kick-off of the second cohort

At two meetings, in Poti and Senaki, conflict-affected
youth and refugees, motivated to get involved in entrepreneurial activities and
develop their business ideas, had the unique opportunity to learn more about
EDEC’s new Entrepreneurship Schools; representatives of the Senaki Community
Education Center and officials from the Poti Self-Government attended the
events as well.

The Entrepreneurship Schools in Zugdidi and
Gori – the first cohort already finished successfully in June – are implemented
as part of the project “EU4Youth – Enhancing Youth Education, Employment and
Participation in Conflict-Affected Regions in Georgia and Ukraine”. They aim to
ensure opportunities for 80 young people to widen their knowledge and acquire
entrepreneurial skills. The participants will be provided with needs-based
consultations, personal mentors, and constant coaching to develop their own business

Internally displaced or conflict-affected
youth aged 15 to 35 years, living in Samegrelo, and Shida Kartli is eligible to
participate in the Entrepreneurship School. All of the beneficiaries’ organizational
costs will be fully covered by the Education Development and Employment Center
with the financial support of the European Union and the Danish Refugee Council. Interested
young people have the opportunity to apply for the second cohort by submitting
their business ideas.

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