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How Covid Grants are resuscitating small businesses on the road to recovery
May 17, 2021 News

How Covid Grants are resuscitating small businesses on the road to recovery

2020 was the year that normalized devastating loss for everyone. This year, the international shutdowns and the economic shockwaves caused by the Covid-19 pandemic continue to stifle trade. In the global south, the new normal is pushing small business to the brink of extinction.

Climate affects us all. Some countries more than others
April 22, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Climate affects us all. Some countries more than others

Climate change is no doubt one of the biggest threats that humankind is facing at the moment. It is no longer an agenda of only environmental organisations. Climate and its changes are affecting all of us – developed countries, who take the biggest piece of responsibility for the current climate change happening, as well as developing countries who suffer the most from climate change. We are all part of the solution.

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Zambia?
April 13, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Life on a mission during the Covid-19 pandemic: What is it like in Zambia?

In Zambia, the coronavirus outbreak was slower compared to Europe. However, at the same time, there was very little testing at the beginning which meant the numbers did not match the reality. Anyway, Zambia introduced strict measures last March to prevent the spread of the virus. The country is currently preparing to start the vaccination process.

How is Caritas reducing its environmental footprint
April 13, 2021 News

How is Caritas reducing its environmental footprint

At Caritas Czech Republic we are oftentimes responding to man-made disasters that are affecting communities in different parts of the world. While wars or inadequate state administration tend to create more visible crisis, a growing number of issues we are facing are related to the environment and its deterioration. We know that if we do not change the way we live and work, the situation will only get worse. This is why we are introducing series of efforts to push for greater environmental sustainability of our work.

Caritas gains PQP status from UNHCR and receives a low risk score from UNICEF
March 25, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Caritas gains PQP status from UNHCR and receives a low risk score from UNICEF

Working with UN agencies means that its partners must meet a number of crucial conditions to be able to carry out the projects. Caritas Czech Republic successfully prequalified for procurement on behalf of UNHCR and also prepared self-assessment of its policies for UNICEF and received the best possible risk level in terms of safeguarding.