Challenge Fund

  • Using drones to locate new water sources in Ethiopia

    As Ethiopia’s shallow water sources are becoming scarce and polluted, alternative water supplies sources need to be identified. Through the 2021 Challenge Fund, LIAZ Exploration uses its airborne exploration tools to locate sustainable deeper groundwater sources in one of the most drought-affected area, the Somali Region. In this article, Ms Zuzana Beranová shares her own experience from Ethiopia and explains what LIAZ seeks to achieve with their local partners.
  • World AIDS Day and CHARITA’s Challenge Fund Project in Georgia

    December 1 marks the World AIDS Day. Forty years since the first AIDS cases were reported, HIV still threatens the world. UN estimates that just in 2019, 1.7 million people became newly infected with HIV and 690 000 people died from AIDS-related illnesses in the same year. In Georgia, Caritas Czech Republic and its partners are working towards increasing local uptake of HIV testing.