What we do

We help where we are needed. We provide immediate humanitarian aid to people affected by war or natural disaster. As part of our development cooperation, we help people to cut loose and make a living. We focus on the development of health and social care and work on systemic changes. We also focus on global development education and awareness.

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. 

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.

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.