“ZARTNIR” Monitoring Progress Report of January 2012

 

Within January 2012, GCCI and “Zartnir” computer center in Bagratashen decided to organize trainings on getting driver license. The training modules of theoretical block are currently being developed together with GCCI experts. The “Practical driving” simulator software has been already installed on computers of the center. After the end of experiment, the training package will be provided by the other computer centers of network.

In 2004, Gegharkunik Chamber of Commerce and Industry has established the “Successful Start” Fund with a starting capital of US$ 12,000 to provide Start-up micro-interest loans for new small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in all Armenian Provinces (Marzes) and Artsakh.  The amount was provided by the German Association for International Cooperation (GIZ – formerly GTZ) the Program of ProSME (GTZ/PEM), which boosted its assistance by further contribution of US$ 12,000 in 2010.

In order to increase the Effectiveness, the Accessibility and the Instrumentality of the “Successful Start Fund”, the Vienna Consortium for Development Initiatives (VCDI) – a non-profit Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) that has been founded in 2008 - is joining efforts with GCCI and launching a fund collection campaign, which will mainly focus on financing of the following list of business project proposals.

 

N

Name

Type
of Business

Location

Status

Date

Amount /AMD

1

Nver
Badalyan

Bee Keeping

Vardenik
Village, Gegharkunik Region

To be financed

March
2012

300.000

2

Valodya Kocharyan

Production
of Fruits

Vardenik
Village, Gegharkunik Region

To be financed

March
2012

300.000

3

Nune
Hakobyan

Souvenir Shop

Shushi
City, Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh

Developing
the Business
Plan,
to be financed

February 2012

300.000

4

Karen Hakobyan

Tonratoon-
Bakery

Shushi
City, Artsakh/Nagorno-Karabakh

Developing
the  Business Plan, to be financed

February 2012

300.000

5

Hasmik Tirabyan

Sheep-Breeding Farm

Khashtarak
Village,
Tavush Region

To be financed

February 2012

300.000

6

Vigen
Nazaryan

Vegetable Greenhouse

Lusadzor
Village,
Tavush Region

To be financed

March
2012

300.000