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Caritas Czech Republic’s Georgian Mission Importantly Relies on Women Power
March 6, 2022 News

Caritas Czech Republic’s Georgian Mission Importantly Relies on Women Power

Although Georgian women have been proving their power for centuries, the country still faces challenges regarding women's equity and equality in society. Georgian women still have to emphasize that their strength and intellectual abilities are equal to those of men. Caritas Czech Republic’s Georgian mission pays special attention to the role of women and their empowerment in its work.

CCR Enabled Better Social Inclusion of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Georgia
November 11, 2021 Stories

CCR Enabled Better Social Inclusion of People with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Georgia

Identifying the autism spectrum disorder (ASD) at an early age and providing children with appropriate rehabilitation services is crucial for preparing them for an independent life. Caritas Czech Republic (CCR) has been working to provide quality and affordable services for people with ASD since 2015. As a result, the environment for children with ASD and their families in Georgia has significantly improved.

Zugdidi Screening Center Saves the Lives of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Population
October 19, 2021 Stories

Zugdidi Screening Center Saves the Lives of the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti Population

Thanks to the financial support from Czech Development Agency (CzechAid), Caritas Czech Republic has been conducting information campaigns on cancer prevention and early detection in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti region since 2010. Initially, our organization provided medical examinations in the villages through a mobile clinic. However, for further medical services, locals had to travel to Tbilisi. In 2019, with the financial support from CzechAid, Caritas Czech Republic built Zugdidi Screening Center that enables the population of West Georgia to receive state screening services on the spot.

Way to Home: Caritas Czech Republic Supports Deinstitutionalization Process in Georgia
September 23, 2021 Stories

Way to Home: Caritas Czech Republic Supports Deinstitutionalization Process in Georgia

Although the deinstitutionalization process in Georgia began in 2011, it still has not been finished. In 2020, thanks to the financial support from Czech Development Agency, Caritas Czech Republic elaborated a deinstitutionalization strategy and an action plan in close cooperation with the Ministry of Health of Georgia, and took the responsibility to provide community-based homes and services for persons with disabilities (PWDs) living in two large boarding homes under the state care.

31-Year-Old Nana Opens an Enamel Workshop in Racha
September 9, 2021 Stories

31-Year-Old Nana Opens an Enamel Workshop in Racha

After living in the capital of Georgia for years, 31-Year-Old Nana Iaralishvili decided to move to mountainous Racha and realize her talent in her hometown. With financial support from Slovak Development Agency (SlovakAid), Nana became one of the winners of Caritas Czech Republic grant program and opened an enamel workshop – NanArt in the city of Oni.