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11 Jun 2020 | Blog
Jephas Tichapondwa says his initial challenge when COVID-19 hit Zimbabwe was helping people in rural communities to understand this new virus. “To many, coronavirus was a disease for the people in town and people in other countries,” Caritas Gokwe’s Program Manager says.
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6 Jun 2020 | Blog
Caritas Australia’s 2019 Women for the World speaker on life in lockdown in India.
Mungreiphy Shimray, or Shimray, as she is often called, says her Caritas India team has been besieged with calls for help from all over the country in recent months.
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19 May 2020 | Blog
After the initial shock generated by the global coronavirus pandemic, Caritas Australia and our in-country partners are adapting long-term responses to survive.
Here are some of the ways that your support is enabling Caritas Australia to complete its crucial education and support programs in three of the 23 countries we work in across the globe.
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1 May 2020 | Blog
Caritas Australia and its partners are carrying out health promotion activities in 130 villages and 19 health centres in four provinces in Cambodia. They are principally focused on raising health awareness, distributing hygiene products and delivering WASH programs.
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20 Apr 2020 | Blog
Caritas Bangladesh is implementing stringent hygiene measures in Cox’ Bazaar in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. The network has assumed its’ collective responsibility to ensure its’ global response leaves no one behind. They are going further together as a united front to protect these fragile communities from the impact of COVID-19 coronavirus.
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7 Apr 2020 | Blog
In Indonesia, the Caritas network is working with marginalised communities to equip them with all of the necessities they require for good hygiene and nutrition during the COVID-19 epidemic.
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Now I can bathe every day, the distance to collect water for the family has been drastically reduced.We now drink clean, safe water and diseases are no longer affecting us.”
- Thandolwayo, Zimbabwe