Interviews

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

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.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Delgermaa, our project manager from Mongolia
May 30, 2022 News

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Delgermaa, our project manager from Mongolia

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 Delgermaa, our project manager who focuses on working with youth in Mongolia.

The kids are homesick. And so am I, says the teacher of the Ukrainian adaptation club run by Caritas
May 10, 2022 News

The kids are homesick. And so am I, says the teacher of the Ukrainian adaptation club run by Caritas

More than 300,000 Ukrainian refugees have already found asylum in the Czech Republic. 40 per cent of them are children. But many of them do not go to educational institutions because there is not enough place for them. Caritas Czech Republic has therefore set up the Young Caritas club for Ukrainian children, which currently consists of 14 children.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Noemi Seregi, our Desk officer for Zambia
April 28, 2022 News

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Noemi Seregi, our Desk officer for Zambia

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 Noemi Seregi, the Desk Officer for our mission in Zambia.

Refugees will not be able to return home for months or years, says Evžen Diviš
April 15, 2022 News

Refugees will not be able to return home for months or years, says Evžen Diviš

The war in Ukraine has been going on for nearly two months. It has driven 12 million people out of their homes, of whom almost 5 million have left the country. We spoke to Evžen Diviš, Caritas Czech Republic Ukraine Aid Coordinator, about the situation in the country and how we help Ukrainians fleeing the war. Evžen recently returned directly from Ukraine.

Iryna left Kiev with her family. But they are staying in the country and want to help
April 7, 2022 News

Iryna left Kiev with her family. But they are staying in the country and want to help

Iryna Selina was born in Kiev and lived almost in the city centre. After the outbreak of the war, she moved with 4 adults and a child to Drohobych, in the west of Ukraine, where Caritas Ukraine operates. Our colleagues there help internally displaced people on the ground - providing them with food, clothing, accommodation and medical care. Read how the refugee group assesses the current situation and what their plans are.

People study logistics for years, we had a day and a half to send our first humanitarian aid truck
April 6, 2022 News

People study logistics for years, we had a day and a half to send our first humanitarian aid truck

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian troops has brought the need to provide humanitarian aid to millions of people fleeing the war in the country. At Caritas, we had to start delivering material aid to the war-torn country almost overnight. And we did this with almost no previous experience. Thanks to the unprecedented help, and dedication of our colleagues, we have succeeded. How does a global development education manager become a logistics coordinator overnight? Read the interview with Šárka Prošková, who has gone through this transformation.

Volunteering opens new doors for us, says Adéla Procházková
April 1, 2022 News

Volunteering opens new doors for us, says Adéla Procházková

Adéla Procházková is the executive assistant at the Department of Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation at Caritas Czech Republic. Among other things, she is there to help volunteers and interns. As she says herself, volunteering is one of the ways to participate in shaping positive values in society. Thanks to Caritas’ recent success, another way of volunteering is ready, this time abroad! Find out more about the opportunities in the interview.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet our Senior Livelihoods Advisor, George  Jend
March 29, 2022 CCR-Iraq

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet our Senior Livelihoods Advisor, George Jend

Would you like to know more about our team at 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 Gevorge Jenderedjian, our Senior Livelihoods Technical Advisor from our mission in Iraq.

I admire Syrians for their perseverance, says Kateřina Velíšková
March 18, 2022 News

I admire Syrians for their perseverance, says Kateřina Velíšková

We were deeply affected by the news that war had broken out in Ukraine at the end of February. But unfortunately, war is not only raging there - in Syria, but fighting has also been going on for over eleven years and the local population is exhausted by a large humanitarian crisis. Caritas Czech Republic has been helping in Syria almost from the very beginning. Together with Kateřina Velíšková, Caritas’ coordinator for the Middle East, let's take a look back at nearly a decade of our work in the region.