Pan para el Mundo / Bread for the World
"Bread for the World" is a programme of help instigated by the protestant churches in Germany. It was set up in Berlin in 1959 and since then has been the responsibility of the “Diakonische Werk”, the Social Service Agency of the Protestant Church in Germany (EKD). "Bread for the World" works jointly with local churches and partner organisations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe on over 1,000 projects, all of which are aimed at helping people to help themselves. The motto behind our work is “justice for the poor”.
They want to help people to take control of their own destiny."This is why we . For they are best acquainted with their country, their people and their problems. They should be able to decide on what is best for their own lives and shape them accordingly. We regard ourselves as an advocate and mouthpiece for our local partners working amongst the disadvantaged".
Main areas of work: Food / Education and health / HIV/Aids / Violence and democracy.