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Caritas Prague has celebrated its 20th anniversary
In 2011, Caritas Prague celebrated its 20th anniversary. Since its re-launch in 1991, a network of social projects have been realized within the Archdiocese of Prague, and vast international projects have been put in place. Please view the photo gallery.
Our St. Charles Lwanga Buikwe Hospital has celebrated its 5th Birthday
What were the last 5 years in our hospital like? We have treated more than 140 thousand patients and we have helped to give birth to more than 3000 children. Our doctors have attended to more than 60 thousand patients infected with malaria, and helped thousands of patients overcome malnourishment. We perform Caesarians every three days, without which, both the mother and the child would not survive. On average, the hospital performs 90 thousand medical interventions each year. Every day, the waiting rooms are full of people seeking medical attention. Every day we help about 100 people. Without our help, most of these people would not survive. Thanks to you - our donors, the hospital helps people in need and is now celebrating its 5th year in operation.
Facts about Child Sponsorship Program
In January 2012, the amount of children supported by Czech donors in the Child Sponsorship Program exceeded 30 thousand. Caritas Prague has been the first organization in the Czech Republic to introduce the Child Sponsorship Program, launched 19 years ago. Today Caritas helps in Sub-Saharian Africa, India and Belarus. Half of the above mentioned children have already completed their lower education and are now in higher education or getting ready for their future professional life. Learn more.
The streets of this big city are dangerous at night. A woman might prefer to ask a male chaperone to walk with her if she finds herself faced with the prospect of returning home through dark and deserted streets in the small hours of the night. But not everyone has a home to return to. In Prague alone, at least 800 women are living on the street. We met with some of them at the newly-opened women-only daytime center on Žitná Street – the only one of its kind in the Czech Republic.
On Wednesday, October 5, 2016, the Agel Foundation graciously agreed to act as patron for the Gloria Shelter Home. Women's shelters help mothers overcome grave life crises, as they suddenly find themselves in the street, and are moreover at risk of having their children taken away and put into institutional care by child protection services. However, these shelters would not be able to do their good work without the kind support of donors.
25th Benefit Concert
The Caritas of the Archdiocese of Prague is hosting the 25th BENEFIT CONCERT supporting the St. Charles Lwanga Buikwe Hospital in Uganda.
For more information see the invitation.
As of July, people in need have been receiving food and other basic necessities under a program of the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs which is financed from the Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD). Distribution of this aid across the country lies primarily in the hands of Caritas and other non-profit organizations.
Our assistance services at Departments for Asylum and Migration Policy
The Migration Centre of the Caritas of the Archdiocese of Prague provides assistance services at several Departments for Asylum and Migration Policy (Departments of the Ministry of the interior) in Prague and Middleczech region. More information
Trung tâm di cư của Tổ chức từ thiện tổng giáo phận Praha cung cấp sự hỗ trợ tại một số chi nhánh của Sở ngoại kiều (OAMP) tại Praha và vùng Trung Séc (Středočeský kraj). Thêm thông tin.
Отделение Миграция при Архиепископской Каритас Прага предоставляет помощь на нескольких отделениях OAMP в Праге и Среднечешском крае. больше информации.
For the last six years, we have been organizing regular classes in Zambia that provide adults with basic education. Sixty individuals in Mukonchi and Solwezi are learning how to read and write in their adult years.