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Bottom line: The Three Kings’ Collection broke last year's record. More than 130 million collected!
January 31, 2020 Articles

Bottom line: The Three Kings’ Collection broke last year's record. More than 130 million collected!

Now we know the contents of all the moneyboxes – and it's a record high! The Three Kings’ carollers pulled out all the stops, the donors were extremely generous, and we can help people in need better. Such is the bottom line of this year's Three Kings’ Collection. Donors put into almost 25,000 moneyboxes coins and banknotes totalling CZK 130,331,872, and another CZK 922,151 came through donor SMS during the broadcast of the Three Kings’ Concert on 5 January on CT1.

It's buttoned up! Home care gets extra cash, readiness for strike action is over
November 7, 2019 Articles

It's buttoned up! Home care gets extra cash, readiness for strike action is over

Readiness for strike action is over. The home health care segment is expected to receive about 30% extra cash next year. The Board of Directors, the highest body of Caritas Czech Republic, therefore decided to end the current strike action of the nurses, which had lasted more than a year. Home care can continue.

Caritas new survey: twenty per cent of young people are at risk of poverty
June 13, 2018 Press release

Caritas new survey: twenty per cent of young people are at risk of poverty

To take a closer look at young people at risk of poverty and their biggest problems, as well as to find out how true the received ideas of poverty are, this was the basic motivation to prepare the survey organised by Caritas Czech Republic and the Czech Bishops’ Conference together with the firm Median. It confirmed that for young people, the issues of housing, indebtedness and access to employment are the most serious problems.

Presentation about financial situation of families with dependent children (spring 2017)
June 30, 2017 Articles

Presentation about financial situation of families with dependent children (spring 2017)

The financial situation of families is defined by key indicators such as parent/guardian´s age, number of dependent children and type of family unit. Read all the study. 

April 6, 2017 Articles

Conference: Let´s prevent debt traps!

On 11th May 2017, Caritas Czech Republic organizes a conference called “Let´s prevent debt traps! Policies to tackle over-indebtedness across Europe”. The topic of over-indebtedness has been chosen as a priority to work on based on the national Caritas Cares Report 2015. The event will take place at the European House in Prague.