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Karlheinz Böhm Prize 2018


Menschen für Menschen awards the “Opera Village Africa” with the Karlheinz Böhm Prize 2018. The sculpture in the form of an umbrella acacia was accepted by Aino Laberenz, the widow of the late theatre director Christoph Schlingensief, who as an initiator and visionary had the idea for the opera village in Burkina Faso.
Every two years, the Karlheinz Böhm Prize is awarded to an individual or project that has distinguished itself through exemplary and outstanding commitment in the social sector in Africa.


Water for the people of Borena


In our project area Borena, far too many people still suffer from water shortage. Menschen für Menschen has already built more than 100 wells there to ensure a safe water supply for the population, but several hundred water points are still needed to ensure a nationwide supply of clean drinking water.


Our helptorials – a directors cut


Everybody can help: Watch our #Helptorials where Ethiopians give you advice, tips and proposals to tackle everyday problems. You too can help.


Ambassador Sara Nuru in Ethiopia


Sara Nuru visited three women from three Generations in the project region Abune Ginde Beret in Ethiopia. During the conversation with grandmother Ayelu Nigussie, mother Biri Moto and the two nices Fanose and Deratu Nagassa it became clear that the lives of the women have been changing a lot during the last few centuries.

Sara Nuru has supported the Foundation Menschen for Menschen as an ambassador for many years. She is currently especially committed to the support of women.


Stories of Ethiopia


Get to know five people from rural Ethiopia and follow them some steps during their lives. You experience why we word in the areas of Sustainable Land Management, Water and Sanitation, Education, Health and Social Development and you see the impact of our projects.


35 years Menschen für Menschen


November 12th, 2016 was the day: We celebrated the foundation of Menschen für Menschen 35 years ago. Highlight was the primal award of the Karlheinz Böhm price to Horst Köhler, former Federal President. The laudatio was held by Dr Gerd Müller, federal minister for economic cooperation and development. Here, you also find the video message of Kofi Annan. Our ambassador Sara Nuru and journalist Joachim Umbach guided the audience through the programme.


Our Ambassadors


The Menschen für Menschen Foundation - Karlheinz Böhms Ethiopia Aid is a public foundation under civil law. It is registered with the Munich tax office under the tax number 143/235/72144 and was last exempted from corporation and trade tax by decision of 11th June 2018 for the promotion of tax-privileged purposes and thus recognised as a non-profit organisation.