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Six Ways Caritas Czech Republic Supports the Youth in Zambia
December 1, 2021 News

Six Ways Caritas Czech Republic Supports the Youth in Zambia

Many young people living in the rural part of Zambia face a lot of challenges ranging from unemployment to simple needs such as having the opportunity to participate in sporting activities. To them, having access to such things is a farfetched thing but thanks to Caritas Czech Republic and its partner United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees the youths in the Mayukwayukwa settlement can now more easily find employment opportunities or start doing sports and much more.

There is hope for young refugees in Zambia thanks to DAFI Scholarships
November 9, 2021 News

There is hope for young refugees in Zambia thanks to DAFI Scholarships

Education is very important, but it is not always easily accessible, especially for refugees who cannot afford the university tuition fees. But for refugees in Zambia, the story is different as they can take advantage of the DAFI scholarship programme that offers refugees the opportunity to pursue a university degree.

Caritas Czech Republic and Big Terra launch mobile app to help Zambian farmers resist climate change
October 11, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Caritas Czech Republic and Big Terra launch mobile app to help Zambian farmers resist climate change

Caritas Czech Republic and Big Terra have introduced a new and simple mobile app to help Zambian farmers better resist climate change through the timely provision of data concerning the weather and their crops.

We want to spread a positive message through music, says a refugee music band in Zambia
September 20, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

We want to spread a positive message through music, says a refugee music band in Zambia

Caritas Czech Republic in Zambia helps refugees who have fled here mainly from neighboring countries due to violent conflicts. In Zambia, they often live in one of the large refugee settlements of Mayukwayukwa, Meheba and Mantapala, as well as in Lusaka. And it is in Lusaka where we have focused on supporting young refugees and opened youth friendly corners to offer the youth a place to spend time in a meaningful way. A music group called Strong Youths was formed in one of these centers.

In Zambia, we involve local farmers to help their own communities
September 13, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

In Zambia, we involve local farmers to help their own communities

Alex Mape lives in the Mantapala area, in the village of Semawe, which lies next to a large refugee settlement. He has a wife and three children and thanks to Caritas Czech Republic, his life was significantly improved, according to his words.