The woman that set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women. Entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her

Moldova: The woman who set up a business in a rural area and created jobs for women, with EU support

31 January 2020
Young entrepreneur Marina Andreev talks about the obstacles she faced and the grant that saved her. She was very young when she stepped into the harsh world of business. With ambition, perseverance and hard work, she managed to open a uniform manufacturing company and created 15 jobs for 15 women…
Water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia: Standard implementation in a multiethnic population

Water, sanitation and hygiene in Georgia: Standard implementation in a multiethnic population

30 December 2019
“Once a week, sometimes twice, a car would come with water, and we stood in a line with our vessels. We might have got water, or maybe not. The water was arriving in cisterns for 28 years and was very expensive. Moreover, we had to carry water from far away to wash clothes or dishes, and this was…
How could an energy efficient medical centre look better and cost less?

How could an energy efficient medical centre look better and cost less?

29 November 2019
Located in Tbilisi, Innova Medical Centre became significantly more energy efficient thanks to grant support from the EU, which the company received as cashback through the EBRD’s Energocredit credit line from the bank Bank of Georgia. The medical centre now saves more than 50% of its energy,…
EU supports Gagauz winery’s transition to renewable energy

EU supports Gagauz winery’s transition to renewable energy

15 October 2019
Producing wine for more than a century, Kara Gani Winery has turned a hobby into a business for the Cerven family. “We are the fifth generation to produce home wine. Gagauzia is a region famous for its good wines,” says the owner of Kara Gani Winery, Larisa Cerven. When deciding to open their own…
Nanotechnology laboratory makes science more accessible to Moldovan youth, with EU support

Nanotechnology laboratory makes science more accessible to Moldovan youth, with EU support

27 September 2019
This article talks about the National Centre for Materials Study and Testing (NCMST) at the Technical University of Moldova, which received €474,000 from the EU’s largest Horizon 2020 programme on research and innovation for the development of biomedical nanotechnology and the training of…
Ready for Independent Life!

Ready for Independent Life!

23 September 2019
Diana Bakradze, 19, is a student from Telavi, Georgia. She has been participating in the state programme for trust fostering for 11 years.

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12 August 2019
The ‘Young European Ambassadors’ initiative is the driving force of the ‘Young European Neighbours’ network, created by the ‘EU NEIGHBOURS east’ project. The role of the Young European Ambassadors (YEAs) is to connect the youth from the European Union and the Eastern partner countries (Armenia,…
How Batumi solved its water supply and sea pollution problems with EU support

How Batumi solved its water supply and sea pollution problems with EU support

18 July 2019
Nino Katamadze who lives with her large family in the Georgian town of Chakvi, says that 24-hour, uninterrupted supply of clean drinking water is of huge importance for her, as it is for the rest of the population.
Coming to a city near you: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

Coming to a city near you: EU Sustainable Energy Week 2019

13 June 2019
Eastern partner countries eligible for EU Sustainable Energy Awards for the first time. Shaping Europe’s Energy Future is the theme of this year’s EU Sustainable Energy Week (EUSEW), which will happen across the EU and in the Eastern Partnership region from 17 to 21 June. Since 2006, the EUSEW…
Energy-efficient modern street lighting in Ocnița and Cantemir thanks to EU support

Energy-efficient modern street lighting in Ocnița and Cantemir thanks to EU support

30 May 2019
Street lighting can be easily managed and made energy-efficient. This is being proven by Ocnița and Cantemir, the first two cities in the Republic of Moldova where smart, street lighting control technology has been installed. The installations are part of the EU-funded “Covenant of Mayors –…