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Helping entrepreneurs in recycling sector to grow
December 8, 2022 News

Helping entrepreneurs in recycling sector to grow

Mongolia ranks in the top 10 countries for the most plastic waste per person globally, yet only 6% of plastic waste in Mongolia is recycled. The Sustainable Plastic Recycling in Mongolia (SPRIM) project, implemented by Caritas Czech Republic in Mongolia with funding from the European Union and SWITCH-Asia, has partnered with recycling businesses in Ulaanbaatar to see how they can reach their full potential.

7 Christmas recipes from around the world: Discover the taste of Syria, Zambia or Ukraine
December 5, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

7 Christmas recipes from around the world: Discover the taste of Syria, Zambia or Ukraine

Have you ever heard of dishes like Buuz, Yalanji or Satsivi? This Christmas, try delicious meals from around the world. We have prepared recipes for you together with colleagues from all the countries where Caritas Czech Republic helps people in need.

B. Baldangombo from Mongolia is starting a shared workshop. It gives young people an opportunity to earn a living
September 12, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

B. Baldangombo from Mongolia is starting a shared workshop. It gives young people an opportunity to earn a living

Mongolia is a country of young people, they make up more than a third of the local population. Unfortunately, they often face unemployment. Caritas Czech Republic, therefore, helps young Mongolians with their personal development and advises them on how to plan and build a career. That is why we supported B. Baldangombo and five other entrepreneurs who give young Mongolians a chance to earn living.

“In reality, we need to be focusing on reducing and reusing,” says Pierre Guerber
September 7, 2022 Interviews

“In reality, we need to be focusing on reducing and reusing,” says Pierre Guerber

Pierre Guerber is committed to the global fight for social and environmental justice, with a primary focus over the past several years on waste-related issues. He has co-founded with Nara (Narantuya Gursed), the NGO EcoSoum in her hometown in Mongolia. EcoSoum is one of the partners of Caritas Czech Republic working on Sustainable Plastic Waste Management along with other project partners. In this interview, he explains what they are doing to solve waste-related problems in the local community and shares practical issues that they have encountered. 

10 interesting facts about Mongolia that will surprise you
July 21, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

10 interesting facts about Mongolia that will surprise you

The holidays are in full swing and you are wondering where to go on holiday? We have a tip for you. How about visiting Mongolia, a country of beautiful landscapes and rich history? Mongolia certainly has a lot to offer. Here are 10 interesting facts that will convince you to pay this country a visit.

Towards a Circular Economy
July 4, 2022 News

Towards a Circular Economy

Celebrated on the 3rd of July, International Plastic Bag Free Day, is a global initiative that aims to curb the use of plastic bags and promote a living without throwaway plastic goods by looking for safer alternatives. Although plastic goods have made our life more convenient, their negative environmental impact is tremendous throughout the life cycle. 

How One Economist Gardener is Combating Climate Change
June 13, 2022 More news

How One Economist Gardener is Combating Climate Change

The recent IPCC findings on climate change are once again troubling. The IPPC paints a world where, if no immediate action is taken, we will see a significant increase in natural disasters – droughts, flooding, severe weather events, the loss of habitats, and so much more. The good news is that there are options, such as climate-smart agriculture and ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction, for climate-resilient development pathways in Asia. With innovative entrepreneurs and activists ready and planning to step up to the challenge, there is growing momentum to tackle the climate crisis.

Stories of refugees who are getting back on their feet thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
June 8, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Stories of refugees who are getting back on their feet thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

"Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamt of becoming a doctor. But my family could not afford the school," twenty-seven-year-old Sigiro, a refugee from Rwanda, tells us in a Zambian hospital. “Caritas Czech Republic helped me secure a scholarship and today I am a doctor," Sigiro continues happily. We support refugees like her to stand on their own two feet. Because often all it takes is a little support at the beginning for refugees to take their lives into their own hands Read the stories of the people we support.

6 ways Caritas Czech Republic helps people who had to flee their homes
June 7, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

6 ways Caritas Czech Republic helps people who had to flee their homes

The number of people who were forced to leave their homes has doubled in the last 10 years to 82.4 million refugees today. The most common reasons why people involuntarily leave their home country or region are protracted wars, political persecution and, more recently, problems related to climate change. Our assistance in 6 countries focuses not only on providing the basic necessities to live but also on sustainable solutions that give refugees a chance for a better future. 

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Delgermaa, our project manager from Mongolia
April 29, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Delgermaa, our project manager from Mongolia

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 Delgermaa, our project manager who focuses on working with youth in Mongolia.