Oppressed ethnic group in Afghanistan receives winter aid

Oppressed ethnic group in Afghanistan receives winter aid

  The ethnic group of the "Chalou", also called "Jat", leads a shadowy existence in Afghanistan. Chalous are often considered "morally unclean," or generally dirty or unclean. They have a hard time finding a decent job. Children and women can be seen begging on...

UN World Food Program WFP receives Nobel Peace Prize

UN World Food Program WFP receives Nobel Peace Prize

This year's Nobel Peace Prize goes to the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). This was announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee last Friday in Oslo. After the number of people suffering from hunger has decreased significantly since 2000, it has increased...

Shelter Now honorary member Norbert Blüm is dead

Shelter Now honorary member Norbert Blüm is dead

The German Shelter Now team grieves. International Director Taubmann: "Norbert Blüm visited Afghanistan with us. A few hours ago, Shelter Now heard of the death of its honorary member, former Federal Minister of Labor Dr. Norbert Blüm. "The news of his death shocked...

How do we respond to the corona pandemic?

How do we respond to the corona pandemic?

Our educational institutions are closed, other projects continue. The costs as well. We are preparing for a potential crisis in Afghanistan. The Corona Virus has Afghanistan and Kurdistan as well as our country under control. How do we respond? Our elementary school...

Rehabilitation center for former IS slaves

Rehabilitation center for former IS slaves

For several months we have been planning to establish a trauma therapy center for liberated IS slaves. How far has this progressed in the meantime? We have found and rented a very suitable, newly built house. This must now be prepared for the new purpose. Some...

Time and time again there are amazing stories, …

Time and time again there are amazing stories, …

...that our project beneficiaries tell. One of them is that of eight-year-old Sara: When the IS terrorists invaded Mosul (Nineveh) in 2014, Sara was just three years old. The attackers surrounded a large group of Christian women and children. First they chose the most...

Impressions from a journey

Impressions from a journey

Udo and Sigi Stolte have visited Kurdistan in Northern Iraq. They experienced beautiful, but also shocking things. First the beauty: Despite the bad weather with flooding for months, the Esidic refugees in "our" camps were in good spirits. They had reason to do so: We...