An overview of all of the projects the non-profit Beurer-Foundation supports can be found here.See the table here for a list of all of our projects.
The Beurer Foundation wants to help immigrant women and their families find a new home in Ulm and develop their full potential. The key to integration is learning the German language.
In order to develop the potential of immigrant women, the Beurer Foundation supports the educational project "Low-threshold German language support for immigrant women with accompanying childcare" of GoldenHearts in Pforzheim.
For more than ten years, Beurer has been using the proceeds from its Christmas sale to support local charitable institutions helping disadvantaged children and young people. The Ulm-based company has a tradition of organising a Christmas sale for its employees.
The difficult financial, social and economic situation in Lebanon means that vulnerable groups of the population need support more than ever. For example, single mothers and their children have little future prospects due to their weak economic position.
In order to support young people in their apprenticeship, the Beurer Foundation supports the project "Lern-Café" in Ulm by Menschlichkeit-ulm e.V..
The women's village "Umoja" in the Samburu area of Kenya was founded in 1990 by Rebecca Lolosoli and offers its residents and their children protection from violence, oppression and genital mutilation to this day.
The Ulm child welfare agency Kinderschutzbund Ulm/Neu-Ulm e.V. has been supporting children in need for 40 years.
In order to provide particularly gifted refugees with access to higher education, the Beurer Foundation supports the DAFI scholarship programme ("German Academic Refugee Initiative Albert Einstein") in Ethiopia.
Approximately 4 to 8% of all children and young people are affected by a learning disability. Despite being of average intelligence, they have little or no knowledge of reading, writing or arithmetic. Although these academic developmental disorders meet the criteria for an ICD-10 diagnosis (classification and diagnostic system for all disorders), health insurance companies do not cover the costs of treatment.
The Beurer-Foundation supports the educational therapy centre “Lerntherapie Alb” in Bad Urach through sponsorships.
Together with terre des hommes, the Beurer Foundation is once again supporting a project in Iraq and is creating new future prospects for displaced refugee children and young people by establishing educational structures.
Together with terre des hommes, the Beurer Foundation supports the project "Rights of children in the digital space" in Oberhausen. The focus of the project is primarily on the inclusion of refugee children in democratic processes.
The Beurer-Foundation is working with IN VIA to provide educational support for students joining the German education system.
With this project, the Beurer Foundation supports the integration of female refugees who live alone or with their families in the “Houses of hope“ in Leonberg, Esslingen, Bad Liebenzell and Sinsheim.
Together with the Malteser Neu-Ulm, the Beurer-Foundation supports the project “FaF - Fremde als Freunde".
The Beurer-Foundation supports an educational project of Uppahar in India in order to give the children in the kindergarten in Visakhapatnam a chance at education.
The Café Canape in Ulm is a place of inclusion, rehabilitation and integration.
Together with terre des hommes, the Beurer-Foundation provides socio-pedagogical support and help with homework in Weiden/Oberpfalz.
Since May 2016, terre des hommes and the Beurer-Foundation have been helping refugee children and young people living in container-style housing facilities in Billstieg and Berzeliusstraße in Hamburg to integrate.
The Cap Anamur humanitarian organisation and the Beurer-Foundation are helping street children in Sierra Leone. Social workers search the Freetown slums at night looking for children and invite them to stay in the refuge.
Together with Terre des Hommes, the Beurer-Foundation provides educational support for returnees to Afghanistan.
With the project MINT educational support and mentoring for immigrated young people, the Beurer Foundation supports pupils and trainees in reaching their school leaving certificate or their apprenticeship.
The situation in the Central African Republic remains highly unstable due to ongoing conflicts. The country is one of the poorest countries in the world. That is why the Beurer-Foundation is supporting another project by Cap Anamur: the construction of an elementary school in Bondio, which is structurally in a very poor condition.
The Beurer Foundation supports the Terre des Hommes organisation in their work with child refugees in Oberhausen. The local sister organisation, Kinder- und Kulturkreis Oberhausen e.V. (KuK), supports projects for refugee children and women at four communal housing facilities in the area.
The Beurer-Foundation is supporting the project Yes we can! in Halle/Magdeburg together with terre des hommes.
Together with terre des hommes, the Beurer-Foundation provides the project "Drop Anchor".
The secondary school in the Züünbayan-Ulaan district of Mongolia’s Övörkhangai province has around 400 students.
After the earthquake in Nepal at the end of April 2015, many people were faced with nothing from one day to the next. Isolated villages such as Judeegaun and Chandeni east of the capital were on their own.
The Beurer-Foundation sponsors 40 hours of therapy for each of the three primary schools in Wiblingen — Grundschule am Tannenplatz, Regenbogen-GS and Sägefeld-GS — to provide support to children affected by dyslexia.
The Beurer-Foundation and terre des hommes are supporting the emergency assistance project in Iraq and are creating safe places for refugee children and young people.
By financing a women's cultural course in Burgau, the Beurer Foundation supports the integration of female refugees in the region.
Together with Malteser in Neu-Ulm, the Beurer-Foundation is supporting various training courses.
The Beurer-Foundation supports Förderverein FortSchritt Ulm/Neu-Ulm e.V., an association for cerebral disabled children in the region.
The Beurer-Foundation is working with the Orienthelfer humanitarian organisation to support the Haus des Lernens (house of learning) project, which was founded by Orienthelfer e.V. in Bar Elias. The primary aim is to ensure that Syrian children in Lebanon have access to pre-school education and to improve this education.
In Lebanon, there is currently a population of 6 million Lebanese people and an additional 1.7 million Syrian refugees. There are 100,000 children living in the Syrian border region of Bekaa alone.
The Beurer-Foundation works with terre des hommes to support a project to protect young Syrian refugees in Jordan.
As part of a certified training course, four people completed 160 hours of training at Malteser in Neu-Ulm (split across 45-minute sessions) to become auxiliary nurses or nursing assistants.
Afghanistan has an extremely high maternal and infant mortality rate. This problem is particularly prevalent in rural areas and is increasingly forcing mothers to relocate to areas with better care.
In cooperation with terre des hommes, the Beurer-Foundation is trying to bridge the integration gap in areas where the city is lacking provisions.
Together with the Dr. Gerhard Konzelmann e.V. organisation, the Beurer-Foundation is supporting an aid project to build drinking fountains in Zambia in order to improve the living conditions in the eastern part of the country.
At the end of 2015, the state of Baden-Württemberg built a shelter for the initial reception of migrants in the Hindenburg barracks in Ulm. The shelter can accommodate up to 500 refugees. The Beurer-Foundation is campaigning for the provision of childcare and medical first-aid support. The Refugee Council in Ulm is providing assistance in this area.