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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.

How tailoring has enhanced Beya Biakunienga’s life, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
July 25, 2022 News

How tailoring has enhanced Beya Biakunienga’s life, thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

When people flee their countries because of wars and conflicts to seek a better and peaceful country, they often think their life will run smoothly without any challenges. Unfortunately, the reality is usually disappointing. Life becomes even harder as they settle in refugee camps, especially if they do not have any skills to help them provide for themselves. Thanks to Caritas Czech Republic in Zambia, Beya Biakunienga, a refugee in Mayukwayukwa refugee settlement now has a skill that will better her life forever.

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.

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.