Emergency Relief for Earthquake and Tsunami Victims, Japan

After the March 11 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, many people lost their lives or were injured, and many more were left without their homes, food, and other basics. As Japan began the mammoth task of cleaning up the wreckage and rebuilding homes, Charity Cat started a massive charity activation. Charity Cat, the charity organization […]

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SMYLe, South Africa

SMYLe stands for Soweto Marimba Youth League. It is a musical outreach programme for under-privileged children living in the townships of Soweto, which Charity Cat has been supporting  since 2009, helping to fund the activities of the band and to purchase musical instruments. The SMYLe project aims to encourage the youth of the Dobsonville area […]

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Essential Nutrition Program, Philippinen

Since May 2010, Charity Cat has been supporting a feeding program by the Springboard Foundation in the Philippines. Malnutrition is responsible for more than half the deaths in children under age five born in developing countries. 12 million out of 17 million Filipino children aged 2 to 10 are malnourished, according to the Department of […]

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Gawad Kalinga

Gawad Kalinga (“to give care”) is the project of a Christian aid organization called Couples for Christ (CFC) which was founded in 1981 in the Philippines.  This organization cooperates closely with various governments, individuals and organizations both in the Philippines and abroad. Goals of Gawad Kalinga: Elimination of slums by building or renovating houses and […]

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Afghanistan 2009 – school tents and school material

Charity Cat donated € 1500 to support the reconstruction in Afghanistan. On-site with the help of a PUMA employee they bought 2 school tents and school material for the Said Abdullah Rahman School in the province of Taloqan. The school was built in 1975 and currently there are 5800 boys and 200 girls visiting this […]

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God Child Xin Xu

Our second God child is Xin Xu, a three and half year old girl, who lives with her parents and six year old brother in central northern China, in the province of Liu Shu. Her parents are farmers and they live together in a clay/brick house which has electricity. Xin’s mother uses charcoal to cook. […]

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SOS-Orphanages Pakistan

The prize of €10,000 which PUMA AG received from “The German Network for Ecomonic Ethics”  in 2002, for their motivation in the area of company ethics, was donated to the SOS orphanage Sialkot in Pakistan. A complete new house was financed with this donation. In March 2006 the first children moved into the PUMA house. […]

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Godchild Lucia-Victoria

Lucia is six years old living in Cacahutal, Guatemala. She is very shy and likes best to play with her doll. Her mother told us that Lucia does not know yet what she wants to be when she grows up. But in this part of the world children have to help their families in the […]

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Tsunami Catastrophe

Thanks to the huge donation from PUMA employees and manufacturers we were also able to help the flood catastrophe victims. After a long search to find an appropriate project we decided to help the fishermen from the region Tiruvottiyur (Southern India), to rebuild their livelihood. Through the DON BOSCO MISSION we were able to buy […]

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Physiotherapeutic Centre Riberalta

Riberalta is a small town in northern Bolivia in the Amazon valley. Physically retarded children and teenagers are brought daily to the Centro de Nuevo Horizonte. A group of young people from Germany are supporting and caring for the children in order to bring them to the point where they can learn to do such normal […]

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Earthquake Pakistan Winter 2005/2006

Based on our relationship with a Sport 2000 buying agent and the help of his Pakistani friends, Charity Cat had the chance to help people suffering from the earthquake in a fast and non-bureaucratic way. Politicians, the army, the head of Pakistan Airlines, and many other people offered their help in unexpected ways. This gave […]

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Womans Refuge Christmas Action 2004

In order to carry out some region help activity we decided to choose the Women’s Refuge in Nürnberg as a Christmas action in 2004. The women and children living here have very little clothes as mainly they fled to the refuge in an emergency situation. In cooperation with Schwan Stabilo we were able to deliver […]

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Benedikt-Menni Workshop

In August 2004, as part of the Puma Jamaica Party, we organized a kicker tournament together with the “Barmherzigen Brothers”, a Benedictine workshop for retarded people. 30 teams of Puma employees and Olympic athletes kicked here for this worthy cause.  The money earned duringthe tournament plus a donation from the PUMA AG was given to […]

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Godchild Imran

We ventured on a further possibility to help by organising a “Godchild” scheme.  We started the first “Godchild“ scheme in July 2004 organised by Plan International. We decided to take on Imran, a boy from Pakistan. Imran was born on the 1st January 1995 and lives with his parents and three siblings in a small […]

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Tschernobyl Children

“One should carry the others burden” this was the call for help from a very motivated elderly man, who pleaded for the donation of sport and leisure shoes for Tschernobyl children. As a result of his huge photo collection and his list of donation requirements, he convinced us also to help here. As his donation […]

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Orphanage Centrul de Plasament

Firstly we choose the Romanian orphanage  “Centrul de Plasement“, where mainly mentally and physically retarded children and teenagers are growing up under difficult conditions. Approximately 220 children and teenagers between the ages of 12 and 24 years (40% girls and 60% boys) live here. We invested in new furniture, cupboards, chairs and tables. The rooms […]

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