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Ivano-Frankivsk takes care of 150,000 refugees. We are helping too
April 20, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Ivano-Frankivsk takes care of 150,000 refugees. We are helping too

Ivano-Frankivsk has become a temporary home for at least 150,000 people fleeing the war. The local Archbishopric is also providing them with a roof over their heads and basic needs. We are helping too. A few days after the delivery of 20 tons of humanitarian aid, a letter arrived from Ivano-Frankivsk. "Danken wir ganz herzlich (thank you very much)," writes Volodymyr Vijtyshyn, explaining how the delivery will help the 1,600 refugees the archbishopric is taking care of.

Tanya fled to Poland with her younger son, the older one stayed with his father in Ukraine
April 14, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Tanya fled to Poland with her younger son, the older one stayed with his father in Ukraine

The war in Ukraine writes many stories. Tanya Garhin's family is one of many the war has torn apart. Tanya went to Poland with her younger son, 16-year-old Dimitri stayed at home with his dad. Her eldest daughter remains in Ukraine with her husband and one-month-old daughter. We met Tanya and her son in Przemysl, where people like them received help from the local Caritas.

Why Promotion of HIV Self-Testing is so Important in Georgia
April 13, 2022 News

Why Promotion of HIV Self-Testing is so Important in Georgia

Although Georgia remains to be a low  HIV prevalence country with concentrated epidemics in key populations, unless urgent measures are undertaken immediately, the rapid spread of the disease is expected.

Caritas Czech Republic Supports Rural Doctors in Alpine Zone
March 24, 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.

Meet the women of Caritas Czech Republic
March 7, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Meet the women of Caritas Czech Republic

They live in different countries, sometimes ten thousand kilometres apart. Yet they have many things in common. Women who work at the Caritas Czech Republic and women who have received support from Caritas to get back on their feet. Who are the women of the Caritas Czech Republic and what do they wish for International Women's Day?