Not all education is the same. The demands on education today are massively different from the classroom 150 years ago. We therefore promote innovative educational concepts, with different focuses depending on the region, from school education to training to self-learning approaches and higher education.
Free and self-determined learning in Bangladesh
Learning centers are suitable alternatives to conventional Indian school education. The so-called “Nooks” are open to people of all ages. Here, the learners themselves decide on the learning content and pace.
Supporting young people holistically in South Africa
With its safe hubs, the social enterprise AMANDLA creates safe places where young people, regardless of origin and gender, are given the opportunity to freely develop their full potential.
Transformative education for a sustainable world
The Cusanus Hochschule für Gesellschaftsgestaltung is an independent and young university that stands for freedom, diversity and unity of education and research as well as social dialogue.
Empowering disadvantaged women in Ghana
The Do Wo Yonko Foundation seeks to help children and young women in Ghana achieve better professional opportunities and income opportunities in the long term through educational programs.
Enabling school education in Tanzania
Mbozi Secondary School in the Songwe region of Tanzania has a financial problem: despite very good quality teaching and teaching staff, many families cannot afford the school fees and need support.
Education and perspectives for children in Bengaluru, India
The project Shishu Mandir means “Temple of Children” and gives children from poverty-stricken neighborhoods of Bengaluru in the Indian state of Karnataka access to education and basic medical care.
Inclusive education for mentally disabled children in Ramallah, Palestine
Regardless of the degree of their disability, the Star Mountain Rehabilitation Center offers people with disabilities a chance for individual support and development.
Vocational training and HIV work in North Cameroon
As a partner organization of Brot für die Welt, Association Avenir Femme (AAF) focuses on promoting the education and training of disadvantaged young women, especially illiterate women and school dropouts.
Developmental voluntary service for careleavers
Every year, Eine Welt Netz NRW e.V. sends around 30 young people to international partner projects in Africa and Latin America for one year as part of the “weltwärts” program.
Educating young people in Mbeya, Tanzania
The training center of the Moravian Church enables young people in Tanzania to receive sound vocational training in various vocational schools and thus counteracts the high youth unemployment and poverty in rural areas.
Everyone has the right to a peaceful, free and dignified life. Functioning legal systems for the most vulnerable members of society and free access to information for all are essential prerequisites for this.
Combating sexual exploitation of children on the Internet
International Justice Mission takes action against sexual exploitation of children on the Internet. Global Fusion Centers support the investigation of such crimes in different parts of the world.
Protecting minors from sex trafficking in Mumbai, India
The human rights organization International Justice Mission addresses weaknesses in the existing Indian legal system to help end sex trafficking of minors.
acTVism Munich as a platform for grassroots journalism
acTVism Munich is a non-profit, independent and grassroots online medium which provides information in German and English.
Structurally weak areas of the global South often need a holistic approach combining different sub-aspects such as health, income and education. This allows humans, animals and the environment to develop together in one ecosystem.
Improvement of the living situation in Nono Benja & Wogdi, Ethiopia
Menschen für Menschen runs an integrated development project: In cooperation with locals and local authorities, the foundation implements interlocking measures for a holistic improvement of the living and environmental situation.
What we consume and how it is produced inevitably has a strong impact on people at the end of supply chains due to the global interconnectedness of commodity flows. A conscious approach to consumption and clean supply chains lift millions of people into a self-determined life.
Freeing people from labor slavery in Chennai, India
The human rights organization International Justice Mission relies on training for police and law enforcement officials in the fight to free people from labor slavery in India.