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Intensive assistance began to flow into Georgia after the last armed conflict in the summer of 2008. The Caritas Czech Republic provided humanitarian assistance, primarily material assistance by distributing winter footwear, gas cookers and kitchen equipment.
 
Currently, our interest in the South Caucasus focuses on agriculture, health care and civil participation in decision-making processes.

Information about activities in Georgia in 2015 (both in English and Czech) here.

Closing Conference: Support Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti

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On October 30, 2018, Caritas Czech Republic in Georgia hosted the closing ceremony of conference of the project "Supporting Traditional Livelihood in Tusheti", funded by the Czech Development Agency in the hotel "Babaneuri Marani" in Akhmeta municipality.

Caritas Georgia encouraged by Pope Francis

One of programme of Caritas Georgia (photo: Caritas Georgia).

Since its creation 22 years ago, Caritas Georgia has always been living with its beneficiaries. The inspiration stemming from grassroots people has been reflected in the many successful projects implemented by the organisation. During the past years, Caritas Georgia has experienced changes that have turned into remarkable moments, including the historical visit of Pope Francis. Read more on caritas.eu

People in Georgia are learning how to improve life with a handicap

One of participants.

In December 2016 Caritas Czech Republic, together with its partner organisations, presented the results of annual cooperation aimed at better availability of health and social care for people with handicaps living in Georgia.

Road to raise ASD awareness in Georgia

Participants of the training (August 2016).

Since 2015 the Caritas Czech Republic has been developing and improving services for children and youth with the autism spectrum disorders in Georgia. Recently training on problem behaviour was conducted and protocol on identification, diagnostics, and management of autism spectrum disorders has been drafted which are in great need in Georgia.

Caritas Armenia helps disabled children and their families in “Emil’s Sun”

Caritas Armenia helps disabled children and their families in “Emil’s Sun”.

“Every child has the right to go to school and have access to education, including children with disabilities, this is our philosophy” explained Tigranuhi Akopyan, the director of the daily center of Caritas Armenia “Emili Aregak” or “Emil’s Sun”.

Cancer – no longer a taboo in the Georgian region of Samegrelo

Conference about cancer in Georgia.

In Georgia, where cancer is still stigmatized, Caritas ČR conducted  two training sessions in September, along with a conference and a meeting for raising awareness about the prevention and treatment of cancer.  Besides the general public, the local doctors also benefited from the opportunity to increase their knowledge.