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Nazmiah wants to open a shop for farmers in Syria
October 14, 2021 News

Nazmiah wants to open a shop for farmers in Syria

Nazmiah is a young student who is facing an uncertain future living in Syria. Thanks to our trainings for young Syrians, she gained new knowledge about small projects and hopes to open her own shop with supplies for farmers.

Caritas Czech Republic and Big Terra launch mobile app to help Zambian farmers resist climate change
October 11, 2021 News

Caritas Czech Republic and Big Terra launch mobile app to help Zambian farmers resist climate change

Caritas Czech Republic and Big Terra have introduced a new and simple mobile app to help Zambian farmers better resist climate change through the timely provision of data concerning the weather and their crops.

Caritas Czech Republic supports the introduction of a new profession of caregiver
October 8, 2021 CCR-Moldova

Caritas Czech Republic supports the introduction of a new profession of caregiver

The caregiver is a new profession in development and emerging in the Republic of Moldova that comes to the aid of the elderly and those with special needs. The necessity to introduce a new profession has arisen due to an insufficient number of nurses, who consequently cannot deal with the high demand in homecare services. Caritas Czech Republic is closely cooperating with local stakeholders to introduce the new profession of caregiver.

The most effective help is when it is not needed again
September 30, 2021 News

The most effective help is when it is not needed again

Caritas Czech Republic has launched a campaign that gives people a chance to help those in poor regions across the globe get on their own feet once and forever. In Caritas, we are aware that the most effective way of supporting people in need is to promote their independence and permanent solution of their situation. Therefore, we focus on securing sustainable livelihoods and shelter.

Matte went back to agriculture again after ISIS destroyed his farm
September 26, 2021 CCR-Iraq

Matte went back to agriculture again after ISIS destroyed his farm

Caritas Czech Republic is providing immediate and stabilization aid for vulnerable communities in Mosul District, of Ninewa governorate. We support the farmers with trainings and giving them small grants to help them stand on their own two feet again. Matte is one of the farmers in Ninewa that we supported.

Way to Home: Caritas Czech Republic Supports Deinstitutionalization Process in Georgia
September 23, 2021 CCR-Georgia

Way to Home: Caritas Czech Republic Supports Deinstitutionalization Process in Georgia

Although the deinstitutionalization process in Georgia began in 2011, it still has not been finished. In 2020, thanks to the financial support from Czech Development Agency, Caritas Czech Republic elaborated a deinstitutionalization strategy and an action plan in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Georgia, and took the responsibility to provide community-based homes and services for persons with disabilities (PWDs) living in two large boarding homes under the state care.

We want to spread a positive message through music, says a refugee music band in Zambia
September 20, 2021 News

We want to spread a positive message through music, says a refugee music band in Zambia

Caritas Czech Republic in Zambia helps refugees who have fled here mainly from neighboring countries due to violent conflicts. In Zambia, they often live in one of the large refugee settlements of Mayukwayukwa, Meheba and Mantapala, as well as in Lusaka. And it is in Lusaka where we have focused on supporting young refugees and opened youth friendly corners to offer the youth a place to spend time in a meaningful way. A music group called Strong Youths was formed in one of these centers.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Shirman’s Internship Journey
September 13, 2021 CCR-Iraq

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Shirman’s Internship Journey

Our Logistics Assistant, Shirman Mohammed, is 25 year old. He is from the Syrian town of Qamishlo and began his Internship with Caritas Czech Republic in Iraq September 2020. He is currently enjoying his one-year anniversary. We spoke with him about his year with Caritas and how he became a Logistics Assistant.

In Zambia, we involve local farmers to help their own communities
September 13, 2021 News

In Zambia, we involve local farmers to help their own communities

Alex Mape lives in the Mantapala area, in the village of Semawe, which lies next to a large refugee settlement. He has a wife and three children and thanks to Caritas Czech Republic, his life was significantly improved, according to his words.

Caritas Czech Republic supports the modernization of waste management in Criuleni city
September 7, 2021 CCR-Moldova

Caritas Czech Republic supports the modernization of waste management in Criuleni city

Caritas Czech Republic and Caritas Slovakia is partnering with SlovakAid to build a functional and sustainable waste management system in Criuleni city, which will improve current waste collection services and provide a better access to them for almost 10.000 citizens.