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“We Help Where Needed” – Caritas Czech Republic Tackles Georgia’s Waste Management Problem
May 14, 2021 News

“We Help Where Needed” – Caritas Czech Republic Tackles Georgia’s Waste Management Problem

Every year, about 900,000 tons of municipal waste is generated in Georgia, 700,000 tons of which are dumped in landfills. Currently, data on the amount and specificity of generated waste is not available in 47 out of 56 municipalities (that is to say, with the exception of relatively larger cities and towns such as Telavi, Gori, Akhaltsikhe, Kutaisi, Ozurgeti, Batumi, Tbilisi, Rustavi and Borjomi).

Czech Caritas partners with Lithuanian Government to promote sustainable waste management
April 27, 2021 News

Czech Caritas partners with Lithuanian Government to promote sustainable waste management

Caritas Czech Republic has been assisting Georgian municipalities to set up and implement sustainable waste management practices. With the new partnership with Lithuanian Development Cooperation, Czech Caritas extends its support in this regard to all four municipal self-governments in Racha-Lechkhumi and Lower Svaneti region.

Climate affects us all. Some countries more than others
April 22, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Climate affects us all. Some countries more than others

Climate change is no doubt one of the biggest threats that humankind is facing at the moment. It is no longer an agenda of only environmental organisations. Climate and its changes are affecting all of us – developed countries, who take the biggest piece of responsibility for the current climate change happening, as well as developing countries who suffer the most from climate change. We are all part of the solution.

How is Caritas reducing its environmental footprint
April 14, 2021 News

How is Caritas reducing its environmental footprint

At Caritas Czech Republic we are oftentimes responding to man-made disasters that are affecting communities in different parts of the world. While wars or inadequate state administration tend to create more visible crisis, a growing number of issues we are facing are related to the environment and its deterioration. We know that if we do not change the way we live and work, the situation will only get worse. This is why we are introducing series of efforts to push for greater environmental sustainability of our work.

Together with SlovakAid, Caritas supports winemakers, butchers and other businesses in Racha
April 13, 2021 News

Together with SlovakAid, Caritas supports winemakers, butchers and other businesses in Racha

The damage caused by the Covid-19 pandemic to the economy and human well-being is especially severe in the mountainous regions of Georgia, where the majority of the population is dependent on tourism and entrepreneurship is less developed. In order to reduce the negative impact of the pandemic, Caritas Czech Republic provided grant assistance to small and medium businesses (SMEs) in the region of Racha.