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Caritas Czech republic took over the new Screening Center

In the frame of CCR project “Establishment and Promotion of Cancer Screening Center in Zugdidi Municipality”, the construction phase of Medical Center in Zugdidi was finalized and the construction company Ltd Imecs has officially handed over the constructed building to CCR.

Good Bye, Tea!

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Tea Tihounova, our Head of Mission in Zambia, a wonderful leader, dear friend, the embodiment of kindness, and a truly rare soul.

Closing Conference: Support Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti

On October 30, 2018, Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia hosted the closing ceremony of conference of the project "Supporting Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti", funded by the Czech Development Agency in the hotel "Babaneuri Marani" in Akhmeta municipality.

Caritas Czech Republic launches a fundraising appeal to aid the tsunami victims in Indonesia

On Friday, 28 September the Indonesian island of Sulawesi (or Celebes) has suffered the most intensive of earthquakes so far, with a force of 7.4 on the Richter scale. The subsequent tsunami wave has taken the toll of hundreds of human lives; the total number of affected people could reach several hundreds of thousands, according to some estimates even two million. Caritas Czech Republic has therefore launched a fundraising appeal to support the victims of the tsunami as well as the restoration of the country.

New library for Zambia students

In September 2017, Caritas Czech Republic began the construction of a Library at Mayukwayuka Primary School in Kaoma District Western province. Mayukwaukwa primary school provides basic education to more than 2000 refugees including the Zambian host community children from grade one to nine in Mayukwayukwa Refugee Settlement. However, since the establishment of the school there has never been a library in the whole district until now.

New projects in Zambia already running

In Zambia took place an official launch of CCR´s agricultural projects to which the Ambassador of the Czech Republic in Zambia Mr. Radek Rubeš, the Head of the provincial administration Mr. Simuchi and representatives of all the districts involved were present. This  project is funded by the Czech Development Agency until 2021.

Cambodian Youth are Committed to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

“Young people are  important drivers in achieving the 2030 goals because they have knowledge, energy and time to participate with other like-minded youth  in making positive changes in their community. I am very happy to be a part of this network in which I can contribute to promoting SDGs”, said Lyinh, one of the youngsters, during the 2030 Youth Force gathering last Sunday.  

What Is Home?

Come and listen to the stories of people who, for various reasons, came to Europe and the Czech Republic. You will find out whether they consider it their home here and what actually does “home” mean to them. You will hear their personal accounts of how difficult it is to leave home and which difficulties they had to face on the way.
June 12, 3.30 – 6.30 pm
SmetanaQ Gallery, Smetanovo nábřeží 334/4, Prague 1

Fundraising campaign for the family of Mykola

Mykola Shuruta (26) died on 7 December in the factory 'Borgers' in Rokycany, Czech Republic, which supplies parts for the automobile industry. A migrant worker, Mykola had come to the Czech Republic to earn money for his family from Ukraine. This fundraising campaign is organised to support the family of Mykola in this immediate period following his death, and to help solve practical issues which they are now facing. Thanks to many generous donors 87 550 crowns have been raised till the end of January.

Angie Labado about the help of Caritas Czech Republic

Angie Labado (24) talking about organic agriculture in the Philippines. Caritas Czech Republic was working here from the year 2013 (typhoon Yolanda) till spring 2017. All projects are now in the hands of Philippines farmers. See video HERE.