Our Stories

  • I am a Woman

    A choir conductor, a farmer, an entrepreneur and a wheelchair fencer - they are all women who change the world in their own way.

  • His Blueberry Days

    The Mikeladze blueberry plot is one of the first attempts in Ajara to set up an agricultural cooperative. With assistance from EU and UNDP, local farmers are trying the idea weighing the risks and benefits.

  • From Small Beginnings

    Dali Chilachava fled from her home village in Abkhazia in 1993 when the first conflict broke up. Now she lives in Samegrelo, a region of Georgia that shelters more than 80,000 displaced.

  • The Voice of Georgia

    Georgia is summing up results of the MY World survey.

  • Seeds of Knowledge

    Musa Usmanov is a refugee from Chechnya. Musa makes a living by fixing shoes, but he dreams of starting his own cattle farm in the near future.

  • Building Better Future

    The Batumi Business Incubator is a part of UNDP’s ongoing effort to boost economic development in the region and assist small and medium businesses throughout the most vulnerable cycle of their development.

  • Connecting Lives with Agriculture

    “Blueberry farming was new in our village. People were doubtful when we started. But now, as they see our field blooming, they feel much keener to follow our example,” “says Tengiz Mikeladze from Ajara.

  • Life on the Edge

    Dozens of villages that border the conflict divide with South Ossetia suffer from a range of problems including security, decaying infrastructure, poor social services and growing poverty.

  • Business for People

    Business Incubator in Batumi offers local companies vital support at the most vulnerable cycle – early stage development.

  • Vocational Education Equips Youth for Careers

    Last year, 19-year old Nino Narmania learnt that she needed computer skills to do her favourite job—sewing and making clothes.