EU and GIZ support helps local social enterprise increase production and employment despite COVID19

EU and GIZ support helps local social enterprise increase production and employment despite COVID19

Tbilisi. The history of the social enterprise “Kombinizona” ("Overalls") began with a 10-year action plan, a borrowed sewing machine, and a unique concept of a small showroom. The innovative sewing factory ISF Georgia's first multi-brand social enterprise produces therapeutic designer clothes based on the research of “Colour Acceptance in Georgia”.

The COVID19 pandemic challenged many businesses, including “Kobminezona”. Yet, despite the crisis, and with the EU support, the multi-brand adaptive apparel company not only could create jobs but also increased the number of employed people with disabilities. Today, the enterprise employs 60-70 people, half of them PWD.

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