Where We Help

Caritas Czech Republic carries out humanitarian aid and development cooperation in the following countries:

Other Caritas from Czech republic carry out various programmes abroad (most Caritas have websites only in the Czech language, except Praha, České Budějovice and Ostrava-Opava):

Our programs and projects relate to education, restoring livelihoods and improving the skills and knowledge of local partners. More information about our projects can be found on the page How We Help.

Warm clothes for Syria in winter

Walaa Al-Halabi, 25, received voucher from Caritas Syria. “In this difficult time, we need all kind of support, but what we need most is security, to be able to go back to our houses and get back our dignity,” she said (photo: Caritas Syria).

Winter in Syria can be harsh. The temperatures remain below zero for long stretches. The cold plummets to as low as -11. Most people can’t protect themselves. They don’t have money to buy warm clothes, stoves or blankets. Rising fuel costs make survival all the more difficult. Read more on caritas.org.

Caritas Czech Republic helps in Mosul, Iraq

Food packages prepared for recipients.

Humanitarian Aid consisting of sanitary packages and household needs packages, non-perishable food and drinking water arrived to people who need it in the Al-Bakir district of Mosul in the middle of December.

In Palestine, young people learn how to apply for a job

Group photo in front of University.

Final training of Palestinian students took place at the universities in Bethlehem and Birzeit in December. During a six week period, young people obtained the necessary skills for stepping out of the academic world in order to successfully enter the labour market.

Never Christmas in Syria

Fatimah (6) and her new shoes, bought with Caritas voucher (photo: Caritas Syria).

At times it seems it is always winter, never Christmas in Syria. For half a decade the people have suffered from the cruel winds of war. Millions are without homes. Even those with shelter have no heating or electricity. Our own Caritas staff burn their furniture to stay warm. Those schools still open can’t afford fuel – the children are wrapped up in heavy blankets as they sit at their desks. Read more on caritas.org.

Sewing for a living helps Palestinian women support their families


"First of all, I will sew headbands for children," revealed Samabar, mother of six children – five girls and one boy. They live together with her niece in Ramallah, where Samahar is studying and is currently preparing for the biannual exams.

We are all with Aleppo

"Peace is possible" campaign in Syria.

Caritas Internationalis is renewing its call for peace in Syria. The Syrian government is now in control of East Aleppo. There is international concern over the plight of the 250,000 civilians who were thought to remain in there. Caritas is making emergency funds available to provide aid to those caught in the conflict in Aleppo. Caritas is calling for an immediate end to the conflict, that humanitarian aid reaches those in need and that the lives of civilians are protected. Read more on caritas.org.