You want a degree? Pay for it!

You want a degree? Pay for it!
Kateřina Zezulková, from Caritas Czech Republic, has visited the Caritas Azerbaijan education centre Maryam . We are going to follow her journey to this haven of hope for hundreds of kids that have no other wish than to be properly educated without depending on a "fat wallet" "History...
Caucasus´ pain – wars, earthquake and passivity of policy makers
Kateřina Zezulková, from Caritas Czech Republic, has visited the Caritas Azerbaijan education centre Maryam . We are going to follow her journey to this haven of hope for hundreds of kids that have no other wish than to be properly educated without depending on a "fat wallet." Home...

Home Care in the Caucusus

Home Care in the Caucusus
Home Care - A place for medicine, psychology and social work. But primarily, great devotion to people Kateřina Zezulková, from Caritas Czech Republic, shares her impressions from her last visit to Caritas Home Care Beneficiaries in Georgia and Armenia. The nurse Anahit jan ( 1 ) is unwrapping...

Nice people in a strange place

Nice people in a strange place
Kateřina Zezulková, from Caritas Czech Republic, has visited the Caritas Azerbaijan education centre Maryam . We are going to follow her journey to this haven of hope for hundreds of kids that have no other wish than to be properly educated without depending on a "fat wallet." Karen...

Women who care

Women who care
School is starting in almost all European countries these days. Looking around in my near environment I notice, once again, that mostly women, mothers, are helping the kids to get prepared, they are buying new clothes and books, they are dealing with the stress of the teenagers. Women...

The Worst Crisis: Hunger

The Worst Crisis: Hunger
In newspapers we read a lot about the financial crisis; how it affects the banks,Greece, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, Spain. This is only part of the so called European crisis. We discuss this with friends, relatives, in blogs, on facebook and other social media. And if we care about...

Growth? What Growth?

Growth? What Growth?
Economic growth has become an untouchable paradigm. But in the last decade we have seen that economic growth has existed in parallel with growing inequalities and increasing poverty, sometimes even with increasing unemployment. What growth does Europe want? What is in the centre of European policies: the people...

No u-turn on Schengen

No u-turn on Schengen
Two years ago, my son and I walked the Camino de Santiago. We started from Cologne in Germany. A few days later, we crossed a bridge over the river Moselle and entered the beautiful town of Schengen in Luxembourg without having to go through any border control.It was...

Supporting the Humanitarian Community

 Supporting the Humanitarian Community
Yesterday, Caritas hosted in Brussels the launch of the revised Sphere Handbook, which is the flagship publication of one of the leading quality and accountability initiatives in the sector of humanitarian aid. This day marks an important moment for the humanitarian community. After two years of hard work...

Soy gitano Cigány vagyok Sunt ţigan

Soy gitano Cigány vagyok Sunt ţigan
When I was in the Balkan region, a few weeks ago, I visited a Caritas centre in a Roma quarter. Roma children recited poems and sang songs for me, the foreign guest. I was really touched by their smiles, happiness and goodness. So I forgot to tell them...

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