What we do

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.

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.

I am proud to work with Caritas, says Muyunda Masiye, a lead farmer in Mayukwayukwa refugee settleme
August 9, 2022 News

I am proud to work with Caritas, says Muyunda Masiye, a lead farmer in Mayukwayukwa refugee settleme

Muyunda Masiye originally comes from Mongu but got to Mayukwayukwa after taking up the farm in the area after his father. Muyunda, a 52-year-old Zambian, lives in the area with his wife and 7 children. He was supported by Caritas in the past and now is one of the lead farmers in the settlement.

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.