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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.

A former pharmacy in Grigoriopol, Moldova, became a warm and welcoming medical-social centre
September 5, 2022 CCR-Moldova

A former pharmacy in Grigoriopol, Moldova, became a warm and welcoming medical-social centre

According to the latest statistics, since 1991, 1.5 million of Moldova's population of about 4 million have emigrated. Moldova still continue to lose 45,000 citizens per year, most of them being economically active young people who is seeking stability and opportunities to build their future. As a result, people dependent of others care, most of them affected by poverty, are left alone, with no access to health and social care.

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.

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.

How tailoring has enhanced Beya Biakunienga’s life, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
July 25, 2022 CCR-Zambia

How tailoring has enhanced Beya Biakunienga’s life, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

When people flee their countries because of wars and conflicts to seek a better and peaceful country, they often think their life will run smoothly without any challenges. Unfortunately, the reality is usually disappointing. Life becomes even harder as they settle in refugee camps, especially if they do not have any skills to help them provide for themselves. Thanks to Caritas Czech Republic in Zambia, Beya Biakunienga, a refugee in Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement now has a skill that will better her life forever.

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.

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.

Stories of refugees who are getting back on their feet thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
June 8, 2022 News

Stories of refugees who are getting back on their feet thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

"Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamt of becoming a doctor. But my family could not afford the school," twenty-seven-year-old Sigiro, a refugee from Rwanda, tells us in a Zambian hospital. “Caritas Czech Republic helped me secure a scholarship and today I am a doctor," Sigiro continues happily. We support refugees like her to stand on their own two feet. Because often all it takes is a little support at the beginning for refugees to take their lives into their own hands Read the stories of the people we support.