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We don't know what war sounds like, but we see how destructive it is, say Ukrainian refugees living in Moldova
October 3, 2022 CCR-Moldova

We don't know what war sounds like, but we see how destructive it is, say Ukrainian refugees living in Moldova

It is certainly hard to be a refugee. But imagine what it is like to be a refugee with a hearing impairment: not being able to hear sirens when running to safety, not being able to communicate verbally, and not understanding what is going on around you. Tatiana and Alexander are both hearing impaired. They found a safe haven in Moldova and decided to build their lives there. Tatiana and 

Caritas helps after devastating floods in Pakistan
September 30, 2022 News

Caritas helps after devastating floods in Pakistan

Pakistan is dealing with the aftermath of unprecedented flooding that has directly affected 33 million people in the country. A third of Pakistan's land has disappeared under water and millions of Pakistanis have lost their livelihoods. Caritas network is helping the affected people secure the basic necessities of life. Caritas Czech Republic contributed CZK 250 000 from its crisis fund.

I repair refrigerators for a living, says 25-year-old refugee Nicholas
September 29, 2022 News

I repair refrigerators for a living, says 25-year-old refugee Nicholas

For Nicholas, finding a job in Zambia is almost an unachievable dream. Although he was born in Zambia, he is still considered a refugee. That is because his parents originally come from the Democratic Republic of Congo, from where they fled in search for safety. They found a safe haven in Zambia, where their son was born. Thanks to the support from Caritas Czech Republic, Nicholas now has his own workshop where he repairs refrigerators.

Woman beekeeper from rural Georgia expands her business
September 26, 2022 CCR-Georgia

Woman beekeeper from rural Georgia expands her business

Nana Dvalidze, a middle-aged beekeeper from the Alpine zone of Georgia has been producing honey products for years. Although the quality of her honey was excellent and she was distributing it across the whole country, the volume of the production was low as the work with outdated equipment required a lot of time. After Caritas Czech Republic granted Nana modern honey production equipment, honey-pressing became much easier and that enabled her to expand the business. 

6 ways Caritas Czech Republic still supports people affected by the war in Ukraine
September 22, 2022 News

6 ways Caritas Czech Republic still supports people affected by the war in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine has been going on for more than half a year. During this time, millions of people have lost their homes, their ability to provide for their families, and their normal, decent life. From the first day of the war, Caritas Czech Republic has been helping Ukrainians who are suffering because of Russian aggression.

I am happy to help those in need, says a nurse from Moldova
September 15, 2022 CCR-Moldova

I am happy to help those in need, says a nurse from Moldova

Natalia is a nurse in one of the home care centres that Caritas Czech Republic opened in Moldova. She regularly visits elderly and disadvantaged people, providing them with health check-ups, but also talking to them so they do not feel alone. In the interview, she talks abour her experience and the needs of Moldovan seniors. 

Caritas Czech Republic will improve access to healthcare for 3000 people in Lebanon
September 15, 2022 News

Caritas Czech Republic will improve access to healthcare for 3000 people in Lebanon

Lebanon is experiencing an economic crisis with a big social impact. The rising prices are affecting all sectors of society, including healthcare. Locals cannot afford expensive medical treatment and their health is deteriorating significantly. Caritas Czech Republic has launched a project to improve access to healthcare services. In total, we will help 3000 people for whom the situation is most critical.

People have lost everything they had: their home, city, hobbies, roads they used to walk, and status, says Ukrainian psychologist
September 13, 2022 News

People have lost everything they had: their home, city, hobbies, roads they used to walk, and status, says Ukrainian psychologist

Ulyana Popova іs a psychologist, who has been working for Caritas Ukraine for more than 4 years. Since the beginning of the war, her work has changed completely. She helps people forced by the war out of their homes to safer parts of Ukraine overcome war horrors and integrate into their new reality. She helps people to learn how to live a normal life in the shadow of the war. Caritas Czech Republic provides psychological training for specialists like Ulyana.

B. Baldangombo from Mongolia is starting a shared workshop. It gives young people an opportunity to earn a living
September 12, 2022 News

B. Baldangombo from Mongolia is starting a shared workshop. It gives young people an opportunity to earn a living

Mongolia is a country of young people, they make up more than a third of the local population. Unfortunately, they often face unemployment. Caritas Czech Republic, therefore, helps young Mongolians with their personal development and advises them on how to plan and build a career. That is why we supported B. Baldangombo and five other entrepreneurs who give young Mongolians a chance to earn living.

In Cambodia, we help to reduce perinatal mortality through new equipment for children's hospital
September 7, 2022 News

In Cambodia, we help to reduce perinatal mortality through new equipment for children's hospital

Caritas Czech Republic supplied the recently opened perinatal unit of the National Pediatric Hospital in Cambodia with modern equipment. It will increase the capacity to provide high quality care for mothers and their new born children, which will lead to further decrease in perinatal mortality.