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People have lost everything they had: their home, city, hobbies, roads they used to walk, and status, says Ukrainian psychologist
September 13, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

People have lost everything they had: their home, city, hobbies, roads they used to walk, and status, says Ukrainian psychologist

Ulyana Popova іs a psychologist, who has been working for Caritas Ukraine for more than 4 years. Since the beginning of the war, her work has changed completely. She helps people forced by the war out of their homes to safer parts of Ukraine overcome war horrors and integrate into their new reality. She helps people to learn how to live a normal life in the shadow of the war. Caritas Czech Republic provides psychological training for specialists like Ulyana.

With SlovakAid Support, We Start a New Initiative for Sustainable Wastewater Management in Georgia
September 8, 2022 News

With SlovakAid Support, We Start a New Initiative for Sustainable Wastewater Management in Georgia

Caritas Czech Republic has been working on the establishment of sustainable waste management practices in Georgia through capacity building and development of waste management infrastructure, including the provision of consultancy services as well as technical assistance to target municipalities. After gaining valuable experience in environmental protection, since September 2022, we are starting a new project for promoting sustainable wastewater management in the Oni Municipality. The initiative is financially supported by SlovakAid and we will work in close partnership with the Slovak development organization Sosna.

In Cambodia, we help to reduce perinatal mortality through new equipment for children's hospital
September 7, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

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.

Caritas Czech Republic Supports Rural Doctors in Alpine Zone
September 1, 2022 News

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.

9 interesting facts about Zambia that will surprise you
August 31, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

9 interesting facts about Zambia that will surprise you

Thinking of taking a trip to Africa? Explore the mysteries of beautiful Zambia, which, in addition to the famous Victoria Falls, also offers vast wetlands on the Zambezi River, interesting history and a Czech footprint left by Emil Holub in this sub-Saharan country.