Mondo began development cooperation work in Georgia in 2019.
We support a local partner organisation called Merkuri, located in the Samegrelo region, in combating violence against women. The Merkuri women’s shelter does not get any state support and the local municipality covers only 10% of their budget. Mondo helps cover the maintenance costs and offers trainings to experts, youth workers and media representatives related to the organisation. In collaboration with Estonian Social Enterprise Network, we map the entrepreneurship capacities of the local organisation. Mondo also deploys EU Aid Volunteers expert participants to the area.