2012 Embassy Events
Renovated Kindergarten in Village Sveneti (October 18)
Jerry Oberndorfer, Director of Humanitarian Programs at the U.S. Department of State, participated in a ceremony dedicated to the completion of Sveneti Village Kindergarten in Shida Karlti. Counterpart International implemented the project funded by the U.S. Department of State on behalf of the American people to improve education services to 42 preschool aged children and 12 staff members from Sveneti Village. Counterpart International renovated the entire kindergarten building including the electrical system, while the Gori Municipality replaced the roof and the fencing. Following the ceremony, International humanitarian relief Hellenicare donated school kits to the kindergarten. Representatives from the U.S. Embassy, Counterpart International, the Shida Karlti region administration and local community attended the ceremony.