Children’s Home Bolle, Berlin

In Germany, more than 2.5 million children live in poverty. A good education often seems to be the only way out of this one-way street. To increase the chances of these kids to lead a self-determined life, the association Straßenkinder e.V. founded the Kinder- und Jugendhaus Bolle (children’s home) in April 2010. At Bolle, kids […]

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The FONMEH Project

Haiti is the poorest country within the western hemisphere. More than 50.000 children live in orphanages and many others live on the street. With 65 % of the population living below the absolute poverty line, many families cannot afford the school fees for their children. The Haitian Mondi Benoit, who has been actively involved in […]

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Asociación José Dammert Bellido – Bambamarca, Peru

The association Förderkreis Cajamarca  supports a lot of different projects in Peru, especially in the district Bambamarca. Peru’s environment is strongly affected by climate change with storms, frosts or droughts and also because of illegal logging. In Bambamarca trees are continuously cut down and natural resources are stolen. In an effort to help the environment […]

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Children Promotion Society

Children Promotion Society ist ein gemeinnütziger Verein der Kindern in Nepal hilft. Zurzeit wird in Lalitpur 22 Kindern im Alter zwischen 6 und 15 Jahren ein Dach über dem Kopf angeboten. Außerdem werden die Kinder mit einer warmen und liebevollen Umgebung und einer guten Schulbildung auf dem Weg zum Erwachsenwerden umsorgt und betreut. Der Verein […]

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Sozialtreff Erlangen

Sozialtreff Erlangen is an organization which aims to help people in need and to raise awareness of social problems in Erlangen, Germany. People from different backgrounds can meet there to exchange information or to help each other. The organization offers free food and is always available for people with major concerns or needs. Every second […]

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Clearingstelle Franken for underage refugees

Clearingstelle Franken is an institution that takes on underage refugees. It is based in St. Johannis in Nuremberg and has three locations in total around Nuremberg, Germany, with about 7 groups and 80 young refugees that are between 13 and 18 years old. These young people have come to the country without their parents and have […]

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Rebuilding schools in Nepal

The private initiative “Nepalhilfe im kleinen Rahmen” (Help for Nepal) was founded in 1999 and we at Charity Cat have been supporting them since the devastating earthquake on 25th April 2015. The initiative aims to help the construction and development of the extremely poor mountain regions and their main focus is to help Nepalese children in need. […]

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Charity Cat – Aiding refugees in Germany and in our region

They flee persecution or war, and often risk their lives to escape the desperate situation in their home country – in 2015, many refugees and asylum seekers again made their way to Germany. In September, the numbers of arriving refugees reached a record high. According to some newspapers, more refugees came to the Bavarian region […]

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We care about Refugees in our region!

We care about the refugees who come to our region and try to help where we can, and thanks to the generous donations of colleagues, Charity Cat and PUMA were able to hit the road to Fürth with a fully loaded Sprinter, where they were welcomed by volunteer helpers from Caritas. The van was unloaded within […]

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Help us to help Nepal

Following the earthquake that hit central Nepal with a force of 7.9 on the Richter Scale last weekend and the aftershocks and debris avalanches still burying people alive, the news are speaking of thousands of dead, missing and injured, overcrowded hospitals, and difficulty to get clean water and food to victims. Helpers expect similar destruction […]

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Football Boots for Orphans in Tansania

“Good Hope Centre e.V.” is a booster club that runs homes for approximately 100 children in Arusha (Tansania), in collaboration with a partner from the Netherlands. The venture consists of a children’s home, which is connected to a Kindergarten, and another home that belongs to a local elementary school. The homes shelter orphans and neglected […]

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Be a Big Sister or a Big Brother for an unaccompanied minor refugee

The authority taking care of unaccompanied and underage refugees (“Inobhutnahmestelle”) in the Johannis area of Nuremberg is one of three such institutions in Nuremberg for refugees between the ages of 13 to 16. Charity Cat e.V. already supports it with product donations. The young people taken care of there have fled to Germany from their […]

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Clothes for children in Slovakia

In the year 2014, Charity Cat formed a new connection with a school in Breznica in the east of Slovakia. We heard about the school, which provides education primarily for children from socially disadvantaged families that would not be able to afford school for their children without the support from the Slovak government and Breznica […]

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Rebuilding after Taiphoon Hayan, Philippines

There’s no doubt that Taiphoon Hayan was one of the most destructive natural disasters to hit humankind in 2013, which cost the lives and livelihoods of many people in the Philippines. After the storm, Charity Cat asked PUMA employees worldwide for donations. Thanks to the fantastic support of the colleagues and PUMA management, 30.000 euros […]

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Project ELAN, Fuerth, Germany

The German Organisation ELAN, based in Fuerth, Germany, stands for Enter (“Einsteigen”), Learn (“Lernen”), Work (“Arbeiten”), Realign (“Neuorientieren”) and aims to give underpriviledged youths from the area equal access to education as well as support them with (re)entering gainful employment. Since 2013/2014, ELAN has also had the task of carrying out the vocational part of […]

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Street drop-in clinics in Nuremberg, Erlangen and Fuerth

The organisation Caritas for the Nuremberg area, Germany, provides street drop-in clinics in the cities of Nuremberg, Erlangen and Fuerth. These provide medical services for homeless persons as well as free help, childcare and recreation offers for other people in need in the area. The drop-ins include a day center, food counter and clothing store […]

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Against racism in school: Pupils support refugees

With their project “Education without racism – Education with courage” („Schule ohne Rassismus – Schule mit Courage“), pupils from the school Schloss Schwarzenberg have decided to support the refugees currently housed in Scheinfeld, Germany. During the time leading up to Christmas 2014, the children and young adults collected clothing and toys. Charity Cat was glad […]

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Children Promotion Society in Nepal

We’re excited to announce a new project that has made it into our portfolio of projects earlier this year, and this time in Nepal: the Children Promotion Society (CPS). Based in the outskirts of Kathamandu, the largest urban conglomerate in Nepal, this non-profit organization aims to provide a home to children that have been left […]

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Yearly Review and News

We bade farewell to yet another successful and exciting year 2013. We have continued supporting ongoing projects financially. Moreover, we have diligently collected contributions und subsequently donated products. In this review newsletter we would like to introduce only some of our major projects in 2013. We would like to express our sincere gratitude to each […]

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Christmas Activities 2013

In 2013, Charity Cat was again able to make children happy by donating clothes, bags and footballs to several organisations. Like in the last years we donated to women’s refuges in Nuremberg, Fürth and Erlangen. We also made Christmas wishes come true at the children’s house Bolle in Berlin that supports children by offering activities […]

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