Crisis, what crisis?

 Crisis, what crisis?
Rome, 15 November 2011 - This was the title of a vinyl album from a world known band in my youth. Three years ago our world was hit by the deepest economic and financial global crisis of the last 80 years. At first, it was caused by immoral...

June 2011 - A dream not to give up on!

June 2011 - A dream not to give up on!
The Maryam project, Azerbaijan 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...

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...

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