Butterflies…

19.05.2024
…or what’s important in a child’s education?! C4C’s new ecological education initiative! Remember when your mom and dad took you out to the forest and explained you about plants and animals and other simple truths? When you learned about nature? Even though the staff in children’s home is doing their best to teach children in

The Making of a Clown!

21.04.2024
Or, what it takes to become a hospital clown. Most folks, when thinking of a clown, routinely imagine a circus clown, wearing heavy make-up, oversized shoes and a grotesque outfit. The harlequin! Or, a rather dark, bloodstained “Joker”. But hospital clowns actually have very little in common with these stereotypes. Hospital clowns are dedicated and

Sarka’s Magic Wand

26.03.2024
Let C4C’s IT teacher, Sarka, whisk you away into her magical world of mouse clicks, the magic of 3D printers and the excitement of sailing through Internet waters. C4C’s Springboard to Life program aims to help orphaned children find their place in life. My little IT wizards Author: Sarka Paletarova Every time I walk into

It’s that time o’year again…

12.02.2024
…for the C4C team to get together and enjoy a day of sharing, workshops and fun! The by now familiar venue, the prestigious Clarion Congress Hotel Prague, opened their doors wide again to welcome the C4C team, replete with snacks, drinks and a sumptuous dinner at the end – as always, on a complimentary basis

C4C and Copy General’s Christmas celebration in Unhost senior home:

11.01.2024
Looking back on 20+ years of cooperation, bringing hope and joy to children and elders alike. In the spirit of giving and fostering a sense of community, Copy General and C4C, with the help of the children from Children’s Home  Unhošt, have joined forces in a heartwarming Christmas event, tailored specifically for the elderly in

Coaching with THE COACH!

20.12.2023
C4C recently had the immense honour to host renowned coach PhDr. Marian Jelinek Ph.D. to address and inspire our annual gathering of directors and educators from Children’s Homes, cooperating with C4C’s HelpMate initiative, at the luxurious Corinthia Hotel Prague. Passionate speaker, best-selling author, motivator, mentor and coach of distinction, Marian first came to fame coaching

The Good Deeds for Mobile Phones Contest!

05.11.2023
We recently received about 200 new high-quality mobile phones from an important sponsor, wishing to stay anonymus. They were to be directed to needy children in orphanages. But we didn’t want to just give them away 😉. In working with children in homes, we have experience that it is important not only for them to

“Up close and personal”

04.10.2023
C4C´s interview series – Get to know the team! Ever wondered who are the folks visiting hospitals, mentoring youth at risk or staffing the C4C office? Look no further and find out here! We kicked off this series of interviews by first quizzing founder Manfred Franke (click here), his wife Marketa (click here) and in

The Year of Erasmus+

19.09.2023
2023 will go down in the annals of C4C history as the year we first partnered with the EU Erasmus+ initiative, taking four groups of five teens from socially challenged foster backgrounds on trips all around Europe. For those not familiar with the iconic, 35 year old EU Erasmus+ initiative – here´s what it is