What we do

We help where we are needed. We provide immediate humanitarian aid to people affected by war or natural disaster. As part of our development cooperation, we help people to cut loose and make a living. We focus on the development of health care and social protection as well as  rural development and environmental protection and actively work on systemic changes in Georgia.

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.

Slovak State Secretary Visited Caritas Czech Republic Projects in Racha
October 13, 2021 News

Slovak State Secretary Visited Caritas Czech Republic Projects in Racha

Caritas Czech Republic continues to actively cooperate with the Government of Slovakia and thanks to the financial support from Slovak Development Agency, implements development-oriented projects in rural Georgia. In October 2021, Ingrid Brocková – State Secretary of Slovak Ministry of Foreign Affairs paid an official visit to Georgia, during which she got acquainted with the projects carried out by our organization in the region of Racha. In addition, Ingrid Brocková participated in an official handover ceremony of a garbage truck and pickup car for separate waste collection to the Oni Municipality.

To Further Support Waste Management, Caritas Czech Republic Joins the EU- and KfW-Financed Project
September 30, 2021 News

To Further Support Waste Management, Caritas Czech Republic Joins the EU- and KfW-Financed Project

Thanks to the new partnership with PEM Consult, Caritas Czech Republic continues supporting sustainable waste management practices in rural Georgia. Since August 2021, our organization works on the introduction of waste separation and recycling practices in Racha-Lechkhumi Kvemo Svaneti within the project financed by the European Union and KfW Development Bank.

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.