BRIDGE - Innovation and Development

BRIDGE - Innovation and Development (BRIDGE) is a young and fast growing non-governmental organization operating in Georgia, driven by its vision of Georgia free of poverty and suffering.

BRIDGE Founded in 2015, is a spin-off organization of Oxfam in Georgia, with a commitment to sustain grassroot connections and partnerships and supporting agriculture and rural development, advancing gender equality and women’s rights, with a focus on rural women and youth and building resilient communities to reduce poverty and stimulate economic growth.

BRIDGE draws on practical skills and experience in advocacy and policy oversight areas, and in campaigns and influencing for pro-poor and gender sensitive policies. These approaches include a strong emphasis on the bottom-up principle of policy development through capacitating, engaging and empowering local civil society actors.

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Waste Management Training

Waste Management Training
18 September 2020

18th of September 2020 BRIDGE-Innovation and Development together with Georgian Environmental Organization “CENN” organized training for Alaverdi and Argokhi women’s cooperative members on waste management. The meeting was remarkable for women because they had an opportunity to talk about common problems and put forward recommendations for Akhmeta municipality officials on allocating designated territory for construction garbage.

On the same day, in the framework of Caritas Poland funded project “Business to Business”, BRIDGE-Innovation and Development organized an introductory meeting between two local partners, Day Care Centre ” MEDINA 2015” from Pankisi gorge and Alaverdi Women’s cooperative - “Alaverdi Blue”. “MEDINA 2015” members, both beneficiaries and teachers showcased various types Pankisi Khinkali preparation process. During the degustation women from 3 villages talked about the richness of Kakhtian, Tusheti, and Pankisi cuisine and potential cooperation, next meeting point in Argokhi were planned. The day was very pleasant and memorable for everyone who participated, as such gatherings are very rare in rural life.

International Disaster Risk Reduction Day

Bridge Innovation and Development together with Emergency Management Service and international and local NGOs “Save the children”,... Continue

Monitoring Visit to Tsalka Municipality

On September 24, 2019 members of Bridge- Innovation and Development (BRIDGE) and representatives of Japan Embassy visited two villages of Tsalka... Continue

Georgian Farmers' Congress - Challenges and Opportunities

Georgian Farmers' Congress Discuss Local Market Linkages for Smallholder Farmers - Challamges and Opportunities On June 21, 2019 at hotel... Continue