Success stories

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

24-year-old Akaki Sells Traditional Rachian Wine on European and Asian markets
August 6, 2021 Success stories

24-year-old Akaki Sells Traditional Rachian Wine on European and Asian markets

Georgia is the homeland of wine. That is proved by the 7 000-years-old signs of winemaking found by archeologists and Georgians spirit for viticulture. More than 500 varieties of vines are grown in this small country of Caucasus, including Alexandrouli and Mujuretuli – the species from which 24-year-old Akaki Siradze produces one of the most famous Georgian wines named Khvanchkara. In order to support a young winemaker's business sustainability as well as its expansion during the pandemic, with the funding from SlovakAid, Caritas Czech Republic delivered three stainless steel cisterns to Akaki's unique winecellar.

Why Improvement of Primary Health Care System in Georgia Matters
July 30, 2021 Success stories

Why Improvement of Primary Health Care System in Georgia Matters

Scaling up primary health care (PHC) interventions across low and middle-income countries could save 60 million lives and increase average life expectancy by 3.7 years by 2030. Caritas Czech Republic actively works to improve the quality of primary health care (PHC) services in Georgia and provide it with comprehensive IT solutions.