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Dozens of people are staying in a single room, says Vasyl Demianchuk
July 28, 2022 News

Dozens of people are staying in a single room, says Vasyl Demianchuk

Because of the Russian invasion, millions of Ukrainians were forced to leave their homes.  According to the UN Refugee Agency, it is estimated that more than 7 million people are internally displaced. We discussed the most urgent needs of people who left their homes because of the war with Vasyl Demianchuk, Deputy Head of the Transcarpathian Regional Council.

With the Support of CzechAid, Noe’s ASD Symptoms Importantly Improved
July 27, 2022 CCR-Georgia

With the Support of CzechAid, Noe’s ASD Symptoms Importantly Improved

Noe Kartsivadze was identified with autism spectrum disorder at the age of one and a half years. After taking the child to several kindergartens, his parents did not hope to find a suitable developmental environment for him. Shortly, they learned about special group established in Zugdidi within CzechAid-funded project with the aim to provide quality services to the children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and immediately contacted them. Noe has been attending special classes for eight months now, and thanks to the efforts of the specially trained teachers by Caritas Czech Republic, his condition has significantly improved.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Mwiya Mulope from Zambia
July 27, 2022 News

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Mwiya Mulope from Zambia

Would you like to know more about Caritas Czech Republic? We launched a series of interviews with our colleagues who will tell you more about our work across the world. Mwiya Mulope works as a project officer in Mongu, Zambia. In the following interview, Mwiya describes how Caritas Czech Republic helps fight malnutrition in rural Zambia, how we support local farmers and what he enjoys most about working with us.

10 interesting facts about Mongolia that will surprise you
July 21, 2022 News

10 interesting facts about Mongolia that will surprise you

The holidays are in full swing and you are wondering where to go on holiday? We have a tip for you. How about visiting Mongolia, a country of beautiful landscapes and rich history? Mongolia certainly has a lot to offer. Here are 10 interesting facts that will convince you to pay this country a visit.

“Georgia Will Always Stay in my Heart” – Jan Blinka Leaves the Mission with Gratitude
July 14, 2022 CCR-Georgia

“Georgia Will Always Stay in my Heart” – Jan Blinka Leaves the Mission with Gratitude

Jan Blinka has been leading Caritas Czech Republic’s Georgian Mission since 2019. During this period, our organization implemented several important initiatives including the EU-funded ENPARD Khulo project, CzechAid-funded projects in support to strengthen primary healthcare in Georgia and protect the rights of persons with disabilities and building of the Zugdidi Screening Center for the population of West Georgia. 

Jean from Zambia is now the owner of a cassava processing business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
July 11, 2022 News

Jean from Zambia is now the owner of a cassava processing business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Jean Makunga Habukali is a farmer living in Mongu, located in Zambia's Western Province. Jean was a radio presenter, but she lost her job in 2018. After that, Jean started farming cassava and cashew, however, she lacked proper facilities. Caritas Czech Republic provided Jean with cassava processing equipment and adequate space. Thanks to our help, Jean is now the proud owner of her own cassava farm.

10 interesting facts about Georgia that will surprise you
July 1, 2022 News

10 interesting facts about Georgia that will surprise you

Are you planning to go on holiday this year? Maybe your destination is a small country on the border between Europe and Asia. For many people, Georgia is still an undiscovered destination, but the country has a lot to offer. Here are 10 interesting facts that will convince you to visit Georgia!

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic:  Meet Jan Líska, our Institutional Funding Coordinator
June 28, 2022 News

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Jan Líska, our Institutional Funding Coordinator

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 Jan Líska, our Institutional Funding coordinator.

Asma from Syria fulfills her childhood dream and opens her own café
June 20, 2022 News

Asma from Syria fulfills her childhood dream and opens her own café

Although Asma Bbakir lives in a country that has been torn by civil war for over 11 years, she has not given up on her childhood dreams. Thanks to an educational course from Caritas Czech Republic, the student of the College of Economics and Management has opened her own business - a small café that serves mainly as a quiet place for students or intellectuals to learn.

Nabil trained to be a carpenter and now runs his own firm
June 9, 2022 CCR-Iraq

Nabil trained to be a carpenter and now runs his own firm

Nabil Nihad Jiyad is a 27-year-old man from the Al-Baghdadi district in Iraq. He is married and lives with his wife in an unfinished house, that he does not own. Since he was a little boy, Nabil dreamed of opening his own carpentry shop for riverboats. But after the arrival of ISIS, he could not find any job, let alone start his own business. Thanks to Caritas Czech Republic and UNDP, Nabil now has his own general carpentry and riverboat carpentry shop.