Misha Chkholaria is a young entrepreneur and
graduates from Zugdidi Entrepreneurial School. He just recently established his own
enterprise “What shall I give you as a gift?” with support of the state
program “Enterprise Georgia.” Now, he and his two fellow students Irina
Korshia and Tsitsino Shengelia, both also producing handmade items, had the
chance to present their work to EU Ambassador to Georgia Carl Hartzell.
Afterward, Mr. Hartzell also visited
the office of the Education Development and Employment Center in Zugdidi and
met with the students and trainers of the Vocational Educational Program. The visit was accompanied by representatives of two local program partners: Giorgi
Gvasalia, owner of the hotel Khobi, and Giorgi Narmania, Director of the
supermarket chain “Spar Georgia” in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region.
The Entrepreneurial Schools as well as the Vocational The education Program is part of the EU-funded project “EU4Youth -Enhancing Youth
Education, Employment, and Participation in Conflict-Affected Areas in Georgia
and Ukraine”. In Georgia, it is implemented by the Education Development and
Employment Center (EDEC) and the Danish Refugee Council (DRC).