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Woman beekeeper from rural Georgia expands her business
September 26, 2022 Stories

Woman beekeeper from rural Georgia expands her business

Nana Dvalidze, a middle-aged beekeeper from the Alpine zone of Georgia has been producing honey products for years. Although the quality of her honey was excellent and she was distributing it across the whole country, the volume of the production was low as the work with outdated equipment required a lot of time. After Caritas Czech Republic granted Nana modern honey production equipment, honey-pressing became much easier and that enabled her to expand the business. 

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.

How we help Afghan refugees in Turkey thanks to the Caritas for Afghanistan fundraising appeal
August 29, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

How we help Afghan refugees in Turkey thanks to the Caritas for Afghanistan fundraising appeal

30 August marks the one-year anniversary of the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, after which the Taliban shortly retook power in the country. This has exacerbated the already poor security situation in the country and significantly deepened the humanitarian crisis. Large numbers of Afghans have been left with no option but to flee the country. We are helping those who have fled Afghanistan to Turkey to provide the basic necessities so that they can stand on their own feet in their new country.