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1 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 1/38 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Berlin,

2 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 2/38 Justice for the Poor About us

3 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 3/38 A globally active development and relief agency of the Protestant Churches in Germany Projects in more than 90 countries all over the world Our Objectives: help poor and marginalised people to improve their living conditions assist people in acute need contribute to create the political and economical prerequisites for overcoming poverty support development related education and partnership projects of the Protestant churches in Germany In Germany and Europe: Raise awareness for the correlation between our way of living and hunger and poverty in the developing countries Neues Photo suchen! Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Who we are

4 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 4/38  Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service and Diakonia Germany form the Protestant Agency for Diakonia and Development.  Shared responsibility: campaign for the people suffering from poverty and injustice – in Germany and all over the world  Berlin Head Office -> proximity to parliament, government, ministries, associations and science institutions  Foundation of the new agency in 2012  Background: merger between the Social Service Agency of the Protestant Church in Germany and the Church Development Service Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Who we are

5 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 5/38 Until 2012 Since 2012 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Who we are

6 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 6/38 National DutiesInternational Duties Protestant Agency for Diakonia and Development Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Who we are

7 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 7/38 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Organigram

8 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 8/38 Bread for the World: launched in 1959 as a fund-raiser of the Protestant Regional and Free Churches Background: Hardship in many parts of the world as well as gratitude for the relief received in the aftermath of World War II Initially conceived as a one-off campaign, it quickly became a permanent fixture under the auspices of the EKD Social Service Agency Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Our Roots

9 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 9/38  Protestant Development Service: founded in 1999  Background: Fusion of several church relief agencies  Services Overseas (DÜ): founded in 1960  Protestant Central Agency for Development Aid (EZE): founded in 1962  Church Development Service (KED): founded in 1968  Ecumenical Missionary World Service of the Protestant Mission (EMW-ÖMW)  Committee for Development-Related Education and Journalism: founded in 1977  In 2003: Integration of the Ecumenical Study Institute (ÖSW): founded in 1972  Funding: largely with public and church funds Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Our Roots

10 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 10/38  Our work is rooted  in the faith that bears witness to the world as God’s creation  in the love that meets the Lord especially in our disenfranchised and poorest neighbour  in the hope that in anticipation of a just world acts according to God’s will  Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service considers itself part of the global Christian community  Cooperation with churches and church agencies worldwide  Participation in ecumenical networks Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Our Values

11 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 11/38 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service supports almost 1,400 projects in more than 90 countries all over the world. In Germany we fund about 500 development related educational projects. Facts and Figures Projects and Programmes

12 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 12/38 Personnel Services National Work Projects and Programmes Expert Assignment Volunteer Work Scholarship Programmes Political Dialogue Public Relations Development Education Support  Development of Funding Policy  Processing of Applications  Project Monitoring Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Our Work

13 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 13/38 Cooperation with local partner organisations Project partners are Churches Church-related organisations Non-governmental organisations Promotion according to the principle of helping people to help themselves Assistance independent from caste, creed, religion or sex Principles Projects and Programmes

14 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 14/38 Food security Education Health Water Human Rights and Peace Integrity of Creation Gender Justice Children and Young People Programme Priorities Projects and Programmes

15 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 15/38 Strengthen small-scale agriculture Promote environment-friendly and locally adapted cultivation methods Demand the right to food and a better trade justice Advocate an international regulation for the management of land and natural resources Food security Projects and Programmes

16 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 16/38 Education Promote education and training projects, especially in rural areas and slums Demand the right to education, in particular for ethnic minorities and other disadvantaged communities Support the partner organisations in their campaigns for educational reforms Projects and Programmes

17 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 17/38 Health Support health programmes, especially in rural areas Projects to promote and (re)integrate disabled people Promote HIV/AIDS awareness training in schools and health facilities Campaign for the access to drugs of people infected with HIV Projects and Programmes

18 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 18/38 Water Support projects to improve the drinking water supply, above all in rural areas Promote the development of systems adapted to a more economic and efficient use of water Commitment to a socially fair and sustainable water policy Projects and Programmes

19 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 19/38 Human Rights and Peace Assistance to people who fell victim to state violence and arbitrary government Support of organisations that document human rights violations and provide legal assistance Promote the inter-religious dialogue and reconciliation of hostile ethnic groups Strengthen democracy and participation of civil society Projects and Programmes

20 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 20/38 Integrity of Creation Support small farmers, landless and indigenous people in their struggle against the destruction of the environment and the overexploitation of nature Promote climate mitigation projects Advocate a sustainable way of life and economic activity Projects and Programmes

21 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 21/38 Gender Justice Support initiatives that promote women and capacitate women in demanding their rights Question traditional role models Promote projects that favour women and men equally Projects and Programmes

22 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 22/38 Children and Young People Promote projects that provide protection for and support (former) child labourers, street children and child soldiers Education and training programmes for children and young people Support food and health programmes that first and foremost favour children and young people Projects and Programmes

23 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 23/38 Step by Step towards Success Assessment Application Submit Project Authorisation Contract 1. Instalment Progress Report Audit 2. Instalment Progress Report Audit 3. Instalment Final ReportAudit Projects and Programmes

24 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 24/38 Consultancy Services Consultancy and training for partner organisations Objective: Improve quality of work Areas: Organisation development Enhance self-help capacities Diversification of financial resources Outcome and impact orientation Financial management Conduct: Cooperation with local experts or consultancy services Implementation of seminars and trainings Projects and Programmes

25 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 25/38 Assist partner organisations on demand Share their knowledge and experience Help strengthening civil society Demonstrate solidarity Duration: 3 years Prepare in courses and tutorials for their posts Experts Staff Programme

26 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 26/38 Volunteers Support partner organisations on demand Contribute to projects Gain valuable life experience Duration: 12 months Prepare in courses and seminars for their posts Countries: Costa Rica, Cameroon, Cambodia, China and Georgia Staff Programme

27 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 27/38 Scholarships Target groups: young professionals from developing countries (socially disadvantaged and staff members of partner organisations), theologians Vocational grant programme: funding professional and further education in the countries of the South Academic Grant Programme: scholarships for master courses or doctorates in Germany and overseas Protestant Academic Exchange: scholarships for theology studies in Germany and overseas Academic Programmes of the Regional Churches for students from Africa, Asia and Latin America Staff Programme

28 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 28/38 Objectives: Active involvement in shaping the political framework for a sustainable development Participation in political formation of will and influence on decision-making processes Giving the concerns of our partners a voice Development of statements and political strategies Provision of specialist information Dialogue with politicians in the national and international arena Cooperation in networks, alliances and committees Civil society pressure groups at international meetings Political Dialogue National Work

29 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 29/38 Production of information material Events Advertisement Fundraising Communication with multipliers in the regional associations, churches and parishes Educational work and ecumenical learning Media work Internet Public Relations National Work

30 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 30/38 Development Education Target groups: parishes, schools, one world shops, partnership projects, political initiatives Goals: Promote a societal paradigm shift Impart knowledge on global contexts and mutual dependencies Show options for future action Inspire willingness to assume responsibilities National Work

31 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 31/38 Partnership Project Fund Promotion of smaller development projects of church partnership groups Examples: Health projects Educational measures Acquirement of learning materials Income-generating measures Civil society activities Achievement of project goal in two years maximum National Work

32 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 32/38 Film Funding Funding of developmental relevant films from Germany, Europe and the developing countries Films should provide insights in local, regional and global context or depict ownership and power constellations Films should be suited for use in parishes, schools and adult education Responsible: Protestant Centre for Developmental Films (EZEF) National Work

33 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 33/38 1,3 % 3,6 % 22,2 % 20,6 % 49,5 % Source of Funds in 2012 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Public funds Church funds Other third-party funds Donations and collections Bequests, fines and other revenues Financial income 2,8 %

34 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 34/38 2,9 % 2,5 % 3,0 % 6,1 % 85,5 % Use of Funds in 2012 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service Project funding Project support Campaigns, educational work and advocacy Advertising and public relations Administration

35 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 35/38 55th Fundraising Campaign Inauguration of the 55 th Fundraising Campaign: 1 st Advent Sunday 2012 Motto: Land to Live – Reason for Hope Demands: Land must be equally distributed Land must feed people Land must be sustainably used Because land is a gift of God Land to Live – Reason for Hope

36 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 36/38 Angola Looking ahead 55th Fundraising Campaign

37 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 37/38 Co-operation and Network Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service

38 Bread for the World – Protestant Development Service About us Page 38/38 Thank you for your time and interest!


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