Caritas Georgia lives with the grassroots people

Caritas Georgia's director Anahit Mkhoyan visits children at a Caritas programme - Photo: Caritas Georgia
Since its creation 22 years ago, Caritas Georgia has always been living with its beneficiaries. The inspiration stemming from grassroots people has been reflected in the many successful projects implemented by the organisation. During the past years, Caritas Georgia has experienced changes that have turned into remarkable moments,...

Rebuilding a village in the south of Georgia

Rebuilding a village in the south of Georgia
350,000 people were forced to leave their homes and start a new life in other parts of Georgia after the war started in Abkhazia and South Ossetia in 2008. This is the story of three refugee women, brought together by their desire to rebuild the community of the...

Children become children again

Street children. Photo by Joyce Jacobs.
Marina and her family live in extreme poverty; their house lacks electricity, gas, water and sanitation. Marina spends her days begging on the streets of Tbilisi. Sometimes she sells candles and icons. She gives the collected money to her mother. She has many health problems, in addition to...
Deadly rainfall ravages Georgia's capital and surrounding areas
The intense rain that battered Georgia in the night from Saturday 13 June to Sunday 14 June has triggered flash floods in Tbilisi that have killed13 people and injured over 20 people. Hundreds of families have been displaced. Caritas' assessment teams...
CDF is about being able to better work in the name of charity and justice
Caritas Development Fund , also known as CDF, is an intra-network solidarity mechanism that was introduced in 2013 as a new way of contributing to Caritas sustainability across Europe. CDF is slowly finding its way and place in the network. And brings about changes of behaviour along with...
Liana Mkheidze: CDF is about being able to better work in the name of charity and justice
Caritas Georgia's Project Manager, Liana Mkheidze is very knowledgeable with the network's different solidarity models that have been implemented along the years. In her opinion, the transition to Caritas Development Fund is something good and necessary...
Caritas Development Fund: A new way of practicing solidarity
One important specificity of the Caritas network is its commitment to living up to true solidarity among its members. The Caritas Solidarity Fund (CDF) is one expression of this. Stemming from an earlier system that was known as the European Solidarity...
Press Release: Caritas Georgia sees future bright as Catholic Church in Georgia gets official recognition from the state