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Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement

by For Better Future
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement
Social Enterprise Cafe for Georgian IDP Settlement

Dear donors,

During these months, hello Cafe hosted some activities, organized by local and international volunteers. 

We celebrated Thanksgiving at the Hello cafe for local kids, event was organized by organization's Peace Corps Volunteer. Kids tried different traditional American food for this day and played some funny games.

European Christmas was also celebrated at the cafe, our Polish volunteer Paulina organized funny Kahoot queez for kids about different Christmas traditions around the world. Kids got present and got familiar with so many new information that will be useful for future.

On New Year Eve local volunteers organized New Year's party for local youth, where they played different board games. 

All of these would not be possible without your help, thanks again.

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Dear friends and donors,

Here are few things that happened at the cafe during last 3 months.

Hello Cafe supported local young techer from the settlement. We gave her one room twice in every week in order to conduct lessons in Georgian for local youth who are getting ready for national examinations. It is very hard to fit several pupils at home so this kind of collaboration helps us to increase the awareness about the cafe and also contribute in their education.

Hello Cafe also hosted several meetings regarding peace education, the importance of peacebuilding from international perspective.

We also hosted the seminar regarding gender issues. The regional organization's representative had a presentation for youth in order  how to discover the gender violence around them and prevent it.

With your help we already reached our funding goal and we are very thankful about that. Nowadays our main goal is to maintain the space of the cafe for such activities that will promote the integration of IDPs. For this, we need to pay monthly rent for the cafe.

We would like to mention that without your help, all these would be impossible.

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Dear friends and donors,

Here are few things that happened at the cafe last 3 months.

We hosted the event of US Embassy Bookmobile in Tserovani. Independent Day of US on July 4th. Bookmobile coordinators planned different activities for youth and used cafe's place to introduce to the kids the importance of this day.

Cafe also hosted several sessions of the Build Camp in Tserovani which was run by Peace Corps and European Voluntary Service Volunteers from tserovani and from other regions of Georgia as well. 

EVS volunteer, Kornelia also had several meetings for kids and their parents about art therapy, where they experienced yoga for beginners. Also paintings on the skirts and bags that were handmade. 

From September Cafe plans to actively use the space for EVS volunteers' activities like face paintings and different sessions like emphatic education.

We would like to mention that without your help, all these would be impossible. 

Nowadays it is a big challenge for us to keep cafe as a business that has certain income, we had focus group, where we got familiar about the approach of beneficiaries regarding the cafe. They appreciate the possibility that cafe offers as an open space, but as a space for relaxation, some coffee, tea, they prefer to go outside of Tserovani and change the environment. That why, according to their recommendations, we try to keep the main function of the cafe for Tserovani, and we are open for all the activity, event and idea, that will run in Tserovani. 

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Dear friends,

Hello Cafe hosted several meeting during last 3 months. With the support of our EVS volunteer - Kornelia, we hosted art meetings at the cafe. Direct beneficiaries of the meeting were local IDP youth. They experienced different kind of relaxing activities like painting on the loud music, expressing their feelings and emotions while listening to the music. 

Cafe also hosted Students from all over Georgia, who were interested in Social entrepreneurship and it's concept, we shared our experience in Crowdfunding and they got familiar with different platforms including GlobalGiving.

Cafe still remains the best place to watch movies and have an interesting discussions after. 

From May, we plan to offer different kind of board games to local youth. The main idea of the initiative is to increase their engagement in different activities and motivate them to take part in different kind of intelectual games.

Thanks again for your support, Each of you donation helps us a lot to reach the goal and create better environment for Locals.

 

Best regards,

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Dear Friends,


We would like to tell you about the things, that happened in these 3 month at Hello Cafe.
International Documntary Film Festival CineDoc Tbilisi permamently runs meeting with the local youth at Hello Cafe. Meeting include documentary film screenings and discussions about actual topics in the film, as well as in Georgian society. 
For Better Future's Peace Corps Volunteer also run English classes for locals at  Hello Cafe every week. It helps local people to improve their writting and reading skills through communication with native speakers. I t also helps cafe to become more popular amung IDPs.
Organization EVS (European Voluntary Service) volunteers organize different event at Hello Cafe: Movie screenings, cultural events. Last month Hello CAfe hosted Polish evening. For Better Future's Polish volunteers introduced Polish culturre, history, traditions and fod to local IDPs. 
We are very proud by Hello Cafe's social achievemnts and it is totally because of your donations and contribution. On the other hand, we think that wuthout a business goal and business profit, it will be very hard in future to achieve all these social goals and your support will be very essential again to continue cafe development.
Thanks again for helping our Cafe to become important place for locals.

Best regards, 
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For Better Future

Location: Tserovani IDP Settlement - Georgia
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Project Leader:
Nana Chkareuli
Tserovani IDP Settlement, Mtskheta-Mtianeti Region Georgia

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