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Eman was able to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a seamstress thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
November 24, 2022 News

Eman was able to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a seamstress thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

Eman Hameed, a 41-year-old woman from the Anbar Governorate in Iraq, wanted to become a seamstress since she was a little girl after watching her neighbours sew their clothes. Unfortunately, things did not go as planned., When ISIS attacked her town in 2014, Eman was forced to flee her home, unable to take her sewing machine with her. Today, Eman is a successful seamstress and has turned her childhood dream into a reality.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Anna Volfová, our Desk Officer for the Middle East
November 14, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Meet Anna Volfová, our Desk Officer for the Middle East

Would you like to know more about the Humanitarian Aid and Development Cooperation department in Caritas Czech Republic? We launched a series of interviews with our colleagues who will tell you more about our work across the world. This time we interviewed Anna Volfová, our desk officer for the Middle East.

I can finally grow vegetables again, despite ISIS, says Ziyad from Iraq
October 10, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

I can finally grow vegetables again, despite ISIS, says Ziyad from Iraq

Ziyad from Iraq had been a farmer all his life until ISIS drove him from his farm. His burnt and devastated farm has now been rebuilt thanks to the help of Caritas Czech Republic. His tomatoes, olives and cucumbers are now feeding him again. In addition, he gives work to other Iraqis.

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Muhammed Hammady describes our work in Iraq and Ukraine
August 11, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Behind the scenes of Caritas Czech Republic: Muhammed Hammady describes our work in Iraq and Ukraine

A few months ago, Muhammed Hammady, country director at Caritas Czech Republic in Iraq, Turkey, and Syria, moved to Ukraine as a country representative, to oversee our projects there. We talked with him about our work in Ukraine and Iraq, and about his personal motivation to come to the other part of the world to the country which is going through war horrors because of Russian invasion.

7 interesting facts about Iraq that will surprise you
August 3, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

7 interesting facts about Iraq that will surprise you

What do you think of when you hear Iraq? Desert, heat and dust? Believe it or not, there is a lot more to Iraq. Join us as we explore the most interesting facts of this Middle Eastern country.