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Goundance makes porridge flour in the Meheba refugee settlement and earns a living, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
November 1, 2022 News

Goundance makes porridge flour in the Meheba refugee settlement and earns a living, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Goundance Masengesho is a refugee from Burundi who has been in Zambia for over 5 years. She fled her country in 2016. She is a single mother of one and a grandmother. Goundance had a hard time making ends meet in the Meheba refugee settlement until she received support from Caritas Czech Republic. Today, Goundance has her own business and is able to take care of her family.

Jean from Zambia is now the owner of a cassava processing business thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
October 12, 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.

My family now has food all year round, says Mr Mapulanga from Zambia who adopted conservation farming
September 19, 2022 News

My family now has food all year round, says Mr Mapulanga from Zambia who adopted conservation farming

Mr Morgan Mapulanga, 72, is a lead farmer in Mulundu agriculture camp in Kaoma, Zambia. Thanks to our training, he has adopted conservation farming and is now practising an environmentally friendly mode of agriculture.

Baby Richard is on the road to recovery from Malnutrition thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
September 5, 2022 News

Baby Richard is on the road to recovery from Malnutrition thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Richard is a two-year-old boy who, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic and the World Food Programme in Zambia, participated in the important Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MYCIN) and Growth, Monitoring and Promotion (GMP) programme that benefits his entire community and help him recover from Malnutrition.

Women from Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement join the fight against deforestation
August 31, 2022 News

Women from Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement join the fight against deforestation

Meet Sophie Kabamba Mukeny (45 married and mother of 7 children) and Elizabeth Kapinga (32, single), Congolese refugees living in Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement. They are part of the group of 20 women who were trained in 2021 by Caritas Czech Republic in making environmentally friendly green charcoal.