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What is it like to coordinate a humanitarian project in Moldova? Interview with Cristina Rogojina from Caritas Czech Republic
November 30, 2022 News

What is it like to coordinate a humanitarian project in Moldova? Interview with Cristina Rogojina from Caritas Czech Republic

Nine months ago, our activities in Moldova were primarily focused on development. However, with the start of the war in Ukraine, Moldova has become a second home for more than 95,000 refugees, and aid organisations had to adapt quickly to the situation. We spoke with Cristina Rogojina, project manager at Caritas Czech Republic, about the organisation’s shift towards humanitarian aid and her own motivation to help Ukrainians fleeing the war.

Future peer supporters in Moldova trained to inspire hope
November 28, 2022 News

Future peer supporters in Moldova trained to inspire hope

Recovered people that experienced a mental health illness can become valuable sources of inspiration and support for those going through similar health problems. Such people, who choose to share their own recovery and treatment experience with those suffering from a mental illness, are called peer supporters. Caritas Czech Republic in Moldova trains peer supporters to strengthen the country’s mental health services system.

Psychological support for refugees in Moldova heals the invisible wounds
November 25, 2022 News

Psychological support for refugees in Moldova heals the invisible wounds

For 8 years, Liudmila Bondarenco from Luhansk Oblast in Ukraine has been on the run. First time she fled her home when Russia invaded Crimea in 2014. This year, she escaped to safety across the borders and found refuge in Moldova. Here, she receives psychological support from Caritas Czech Republic to help her overcome the trauma caused by the war.

Eight peer supporters in Moldova will assist people with mental health condition by sharing their experiences of recovery
October 27, 2022 News

Eight peer supporters in Moldova will assist people with mental health condition by sharing their experiences of recovery

Coping with mental health problems is not easy. It is important to have someone to talk to, and even better to have someone who has dealt with similar issues and can provide invaluable care. Caritas Czech Republic will train 8 people who have their own experience with mental health problems to become peer supporters.  

Telemedicine in Moldova - a new way to help people who need care remotely
October 13, 2022 News

Telemedicine in Moldova - a new way to help people who need care remotely

For the elderly or people with reduced mobility, a visit to the doctor can be an unpleasant experience. Travelling to a medical centre often involves either costs or the need for an accompanying person. Telemedicine is a promising solution as it can provide remote access to health services for people from different parts of the country.