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Jean from Zambia is now the owner of a cassava processing business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
July 11, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Jean from Zambia is now the owner of a cassava processing business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Jean Makunga Habukali is a farmer living in Mongu, located in Zambia's Western Province. Jean was a radio presenter, but she lost her job in 2018. After that, Jean started farming cassava and cashew, however, she lacked proper facilities. Caritas Czech Republic provided Jean with cassava processing equipment and adequate space. Thanks to our help, Jean is now the proud owner of her own cassava farm.

We are now living comfortably thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
June 21, 2022 News

We are now living comfortably thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

After fleeing their countries of origin because of conflict, war, persecution, and human rights abuses, life was never the same again. They left behind their small businesses and sources of survival to start a different life in a foreign country. But, for these women, the basket weavers, their lives have been made better thanks to Caritas Czech Republic in Zambia.

Pumulo now owns a grocery business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
May 27, 2022 News

Pumulo now owns a grocery business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

For many women in the rural part of Western Province of Zambia who are facing economic challenges, opening a business that requires huge capital is a far-fetched dream. Thanks to Caritas Czech Republic for introducing the “Savings for Change”, Pumulo Akombelwa now owns a grocery business and is able to pay school fees for her children.

Kapinga is now practising conservation farming, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
May 3, 2022 News

Kapinga is now practising conservation farming, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

There are so many ways people can become environmentally friendly, and so many people and businesses in the communities we live in have been trying to find ways of doing so. Some are looking for complex ways to achieve this, but it really just requires adopting a lifestyle that supports environmental protection, such as water conservation. For Kapinga, conservation farming is where she started from. Thanks to the support of Caritas Czech Republic in Zambia, she is now well knowledgable in this farming practice.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Noemi Seregi, our Desk officer for Zambia
April 28, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Noemi Seregi, our Desk officer for Zambia

Would you like to know more about the Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation department in Caritas Czech Republic? We launched a series of interviews with our colleagues who will tell you more about our work across the world. This time we interviewed Noemi Seregi, the Desk Officer for our mission in Zambia.