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Rural hospitals in west Georgia now have onco-gynecological medical equipment
December 5, 2022 News

Rural hospitals in west Georgia now have onco-gynecological medical equipment

Caritas Czech Republic has been working on cancer prevention for years. In 2019, with the financial support of the Czech Development Agency, we built and equipped Zugdidi Screening Centerwhich enables the population of West Georgia to receive screening services on the spot. Since 2022, Within the Czech MEDEVAC program-supported project, Caritas Czech Republic closely partnered with Georgian Medical Holding, and as a result, hospitals of Batumi and Rukhi now have onco-gynecological medical equipment that will prevent the local population from traveling to Tbilisi, the capital city, for receiving endoscopic examinations.

Persons with disabilities presented legislative initiatives to the Parliament of Georgia
November 14, 2022 News

Persons with disabilities presented legislative initiatives to the Parliament of Georgia

Persons with Disabilities still face various challenges when accessing health and social care services in Georgia. This concerns not only physical access to healthcare facilities but also other barriers such as attitudes and stigmas, and lack of respective skills among healthcare professionals. To address this problem, our organization is involved in a project that will lay the foundation for ensuring equitable and inclusive access to quality and gender-sensitive healthcare services for persons with disabilities.

How the income of farmers from Mountainous Georgia increases
October 24, 2022 News

How the income of farmers from Mountainous Georgia increases

Caritas Czech Republic has been working on capacity-building and the improvement of the socio-economic conditions of farmers in Georgia for many years. In 2022, our organization implements a project that aims at increasing the income of beef farmers from Mountainous Georgia by ensuring efficient production resources and inputs, the necessary knowledge, market access, and value-added opportunities. Within the framework of the project, we have already retrained farmers and veterinarians and identified demonstration plots for introducing the practice of rotational grazing. Further, we are planning to distribute grants for purchasing necessary equipment for cattle farming.

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.