Partners Germany


nbw | Nordberliner Werkgemeinschaft gGmbH

The Nordberliner Werkgemeinschaft (nbw) is a recognised workshop for handicapped people, and has sites in the north and east of Berlin. (German)

ASB | Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund Herne-Gelsenkirchen e.V. (Workers’ Samaritan Federation)

ASB Herne-Gelsenkirchen e.V. has over 3000 members, and is one of the largest social associations in the Ruhrgebiet in western Germany. In the two core cities of its central business district, Herne and Gelsenkirchen, this regional association engages in paramedic training, civil defence, and emergency services.

Masifunde Bildungsförderung e.V. (Masifunde Learner Development)

The Masifunde Association was founded in 2005 by students in Mainz, and promotes education for socially disadvantaged children and young people living in the Walmer Township in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Through extensive extracurricular education programmes, young South Africans are trained to become role models in society, who pass on their knowledge and are self-determined to take responsibility for the community. (German)

Stadt Köln (City of Cologne)

streets e.V.

Streets e.V. is a non-profit organisation which is engaged in South Africa’s development cooperation. When it was founded in 1999, its main focus was to support the country’s so-called „street children“ (hence the organisation’s name). Since then, the organisation’s mission has broadened a little, but child and youth welfare is still the main focus. Streets e.V. is currently involved in three projects in Kimberley, Cape Town, and Port Elizabeth. (German)

BMZ | Bundesministerium für wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung

The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) develops the guidelines and concepts of German development policy. It determines, and defines the rules of, long-term strategies for cooperation with its various stakeholders. From this groundwork, joint projects are set up with the partner countries of the German Development Cooperation, and with international development organisations.

weltwärts | The BMZ’s development volunteer service

With weltwärts, young people aged between 18—24 years can carry out voluntary work in developing countries for 12—24 months. They are trained intensively by their sending organisations, and are supported throughout their voluntary placements. The volunteers work in all areas of the current spectrum of development cooperation. (German)


This offers a three-month internship at SAGE Net South Africa, to carry out a project on a specific topic. It is aimed primarily at young professionals or students aged between 21—30 years. The ASA-Programme is part of Engagement Global gGmbH — Service for Development Initiatives.

South African Embassy to the Federal Republic of Germany (Berlin) & Consulate-General (Munich)

Synergie Soziale Bildung e.V.

This is a nationwide non-profit partner promoting the skills development of children, adolescents, and managers. (German)

transfer e.V.

transfer e.V. is a recognised provider of private child and youth services, and is mainly active in the field of consultancy and training. (German)

Nelson Mandela School

The Nelson Mandela School (NMS) in Berlin is a bilingual day school, attended by pupils aged between 6—18 years.

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