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Baby Richard is on the road to recovery from Malnutrition thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
September 5, 2022 CCR-Zambia

Baby Richard is on the road to recovery from Malnutrition thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Richard is a two-year-old boy who, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic and the World Food Programme in Zambia, participated in the important Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MYCIN) and Growth, Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) programme that benefits his entire community and help him recover from Malnutrition.

How can telemedicine improve healthcare for Moldovans in remote areas?
September 2, 2022 News

How can telemedicine improve healthcare for Moldovans in remote areas?

Aunt Maria is a 72-year-old woman who lives in a small village in Moldova, 45 kilometres from the nearest health centre. She suffers from a chronic disease and requires regular check-ups and consultations, which take time and costs a lot of money spent on travelling. Our telemedicine initiative could save Aunt Maria both time and money and help her access the quality health care she needs.

Caritas Czech Republic Supports Rural Doctors in Alpine Zone
September 1, 2022 CCR-Georgia

Caritas Czech Republic Supports Rural Doctors in Alpine Zone

47-year-old Khatuna Gurgenidze has been working as a family doctor in Gudamakari gorge, located in Dusheti Municipality for twenty-three years. Despite the unusual geographical conditions of the highland region and severe climate, Khatuna visits patients by her own car and provides medical services on the spot. Within the framework of the Czech Development Agency-funded project, Caritas Czech Republic works on capacity-building of Khatuna and her colleagues and introduces electronic information systems to make the work of rural doctors easier and more efficient.

9 interesting facts about Zambia that will surprise you
August 31, 2022 News

9 interesting facts about Zambia that will surprise you

Thinking of taking a trip to Africa? Explore the mysteries of beautiful Zambia, which, in addition to the famous Victoria Falls, also offers vast wetlands on the Zambezi River, interesting history and a Czech footprint left by Emil Holub in this sub-Saharan country.

How we help Afghan refugees in Turkey thanks to the Caritas for Afghanistan fundraising appeal
August 29, 2022 News

How we help Afghan refugees in Turkey thanks to the Caritas for Afghanistan fundraising appeal

30 August marks the one-year anniversary of the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, after which the Taliban shortly retook power in the country. This has exacerbated the already poor security situation in the country and significantly deepened the humanitarian crisis. Large numbers of Afghans have been left with no option but to flee the country. We are helping those who have fled Afghanistan to Turkey to provide the basic necessities so that they can stand on their own feet in their new country.

9 interesting facts about Moldova that will surprise you
August 17, 2022 News

9 interesting facts about Moldova that will surprise you

Moldova is a small country between its big neighbours Romania and Ukraine. Around 3 million people live here and we mostly hear about Moldova in connection with Russia's growing influence in the region. But Moldova also has a good wine or a Czech village. Let's get to know a few interesting facts you will not find in the news.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Muhammed Hammady describes our work in Iraq and Ukraine
August 11, 2022 News

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Muhammed Hammady describes our work in Iraq and Ukraine

A few months ago, Muhammed Hammady, country director at Caritas Czech Republic in Iraq, Turkey, and Syria, moved to Ukraine as a country representative, to oversee our projects there. We talked with him about our work in Ukraine and Iraq, and about his personal motivation to come to the other part of the world to the country which is going through war horrors because of Russian invasion.

Behind the Scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Ekaterine Meskhrikadze from Georgia
August 5, 2022 CCR-Georgia

Behind the Scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Ekaterine Meskhrikadze from Georgia

Would you like to know more about the Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation department in Caritas Czech Republic? We launched a series of interviews with our colleagues who will tell you more about our work across the world. This time we interviewed Ekaterine Meskhrikadze, Deputy Head of Mission at our office in Georgia.

Young Syrians are motivated to face the difficult situation, says lecturer Václav Šneberger
August 4, 2022 News

Young Syrians are motivated to face the difficult situation, says lecturer Václav Šneberger

The civil war in Syria has been going on for more than 11 years. As a result, young Syrians have spent a large part of their lives at war. Yet they have not lost hope for a better future. Local non-governmental organizations help them to become active members of society. Caritas Czech Republic supports the work of 30 local organizations that focus on youth thanks to the support of the European Commission. Our collaborator Václav Šneberger, who has been working as a lecturer and methodologist in the field of education and development, recently travelled to the Turkish-Syrian border.

7 interesting facts about Iraq that will surprise you
August 3, 2022 News

7 interesting facts about Iraq that will surprise you

What do you think of when you hear Iraq? Desert, heat and dust? Believe it or not, there is a lot more to Iraq. Join us as we explore the most interesting facts of this Middle Eastern country.