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Mongolia is flooded with plastics. How does Caritas help get rid of it?
July 20, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Mongolia is flooded with plastics. How does Caritas help get rid of it?

Mongolia – beautiful and unique nature, huge grasslands, nomads and typical yurts. Lately, there have also been unfortunately another words to describe the country – quick devastation of the environment. Mongolia is starting to get flooded with trash and the situation is the worst especially in the famous grasslands. Mijidsuren from our mission in Mongolia will tell us how is Caritas helping to protect local nature.

Youth Wave Club: Youth has a power to change
June 16, 2021 Stories

Youth Wave Club: Youth has a power to change

Democracies around the world often fail to effectively engage young people or hear their voices.  Young people can feel that their vote doesn’t have an impact, that the issues they face are illegitimate, or that representatives don’t reflect their values.  The youth of today are the citizens who will live with the positive or negative consequences of political decisions longer than anyone else. 

Mongolia is Helping Communities Reduce Plastic Pollution by Taking Action On Waste
May 6, 2021 News

Mongolia is Helping Communities Reduce Plastic Pollution by Taking Action On Waste

Waste management is a key issue in Mongolia due to the intense urbanisation, industrialisation and increasing consumption of packaged products over the last decade. Even though more than half of Mongolia’s population lives in the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, currently there is no consolidated waste management system for plastic waste (collection, segregation, transport and proper standards) in the city and effective recycling practices are missing. 

Climate affects us all. Some countries more than others
April 22, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Climate affects us all. Some countries more than others

Climate change is no doubt one of the biggest threats that humankind is facing at the moment. It is no longer an agenda of only environmental organisations. Climate and its changes are affecting all of us – developed countries, who take the biggest piece of responsibility for the current climate change happening, as well as developing countries who suffer the most from climate change. We are all part of the solution.

How is Caritas reducing its environmental footprint
April 15, 2021 News

How is Caritas reducing its environmental footprint

At Caritas Czech Republic we are oftentimes responding to man-made disasters that are affecting communities in different parts of the world. While wars or inadequate state administration tend to create more visible crisis, a growing number of issues we are facing are related to the environment and its deterioration. We know that if we do not change the way we live and work, the situation will only get worse. This is why we are introducing series of efforts to push for greater environmental sustainability of our work.

Caritas gains PQP status from UNHCR and receives a low risk score from UNICEF
March 25, 2021 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Caritas gains PQP status from UNHCR and receives a low risk score from UNICEF

Working with UN agencies means that its partners must meet a number of crucial conditions to be able to carry out the projects. Caritas Czech Republic successfully prequalified for procurement on behalf of UNHCR and also prepared self-assessment of its policies for UNICEF and received the best possible risk level in terms of safeguarding.

Uyanga: A story of green lifestyle
March 18, 2021 Stories

Uyanga: A story of green lifestyle

Waste management has become a major issue in Mongolia due to increased population growth, urbanization and industrialization during the last decade. Caritas is helping Mongolia with sustainable plastic recycling and supports the development of a green economy. Its new project aims to strengthen the transition towards a low-carbon, resource-efficient circular economy in Mongolia with the financial support of the European Union.

Transition Promotion Program - Support of youth and civil society in Mongolia
March 11, 2021 News

Transition Promotion Program - Support of youth and civil society in Mongolia

Transition Promotion Program’s project to increase the capacities of youth-focused CSOs and young people of Mongolia has been successfully implemented by Caritas Czech Republic with its two local partner-organizations Mongolian Youth Council (MYC) and Centre for Citizenship Education (CCE) in 2020. The project ‘Support of youth and civil society in Mongolia’ was co-financed by the Transition Promotion Program of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic and implemented as part of "All for YOUth, YOUth for All" project that is funded by the European Union (EU). The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic contributed 424,282 CZK to support the project activities.

Feedback and Complaints in Caritas Czech Republic: Why is it important to raise your voice
February 24, 2021 News

Feedback and Complaints in Caritas Czech Republic: Why is it important to raise your voice

We encourage everyone we work with to let us know their opinions. Whether it is a participant of a recently held program or somebody who might have been exposed to some unpleasant incident. Everyone has the right to speak out and to be heard. That is why at Caritas Czech Republic we pay special attention to our Feedback and complaints mechanism and want to make sure everyone has access to it.

The Three King's moneyboxes unsealed – 80 million collected. Thank you!
February 22, 2021 Charita Česká republika

The Three King's moneyboxes unsealed – 80 million collected. Thank you!

The donations from the Three King's moneyboxes have been counted and its total amount reached 52,3 million. The online carolling on the website of the collection brought another almost 24 million and over 4 million came through generous donor DMS. In total, this year’s Three Kings Collection brought almost 80,3 million for those in need. The carolling is not over yet. You can support the collection online or by DMS until the end of April.