The KAEFER FOUNDATION- where doing good sparks change

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Fasten your seatbelts and take a quick trip back to 2010.

Picture this: Haiti and Chile are dealing with the aftermath of devastating earthquakes, Apple launches the iPad, sparking a digital revolution, and Iceland’s Eyjafjallajökull volcano throws European air travel into chaos. The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) was in its infancy, the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were still on the drawing board, and the term ESG (environmental, social and governance) had yet to enter our lexicon.

In this whirlwind of change and challenge, KAEFER made a fundamental decision to make a difference. Seeing the impact of the AIDS crisis on our workforce in South Africa, we launched the KAEFER AIDS Relief Programme (KARP) a few years earlier. But our ambitions didn’t stop there. We recognised the need for broader action, a way to respond more quickly and to set a benchmark for our charitable efforts. And so, the KAEFER FOUNDATION was born.

Since its launch in 2010, it has become an important player in the KAEFER Group, focusing on critical human needs such as health, education, environmental protection and youth empowerment. At its core, the foundation is driven by a mission of sustainability and forward thinking, addressing today’s challenges while preparing for tomorrow’s hurdles.

Our journey has been significant, with many initiatives under our belt. But the drive to do more, to go further, is ever present. And that’s where you come in, and why we’re using the K-WERT stories today to tell you a little more about our work:

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100% donation policy:
Every cent you donate goes directly to our projects or partner organisations. No cuts, no deductions. Pure impact.


Magnified impact:
Not only does your donation go directly to the cause, but it’s also often matched by additional support from the KAEFER Group, so your contribution goes even further.


Transparent giving:
Our bylaws clearly state who we support, ensuring that your donation is in the right hands.


Support where it is needed:
In accordance with our constitution, we are free to decide which initiatives we support and can respond quickly and efficiently.

At KAEFER, we believe in the power of teamwork and the values that the KAEFER FOUNDATION represents. We may not be able to change the world alone, but together we can make a difference. This is what drives our passion for the work of the KAEFER FOUNDATION.

In essence, the KAEFER FOUNDATION is a testament to the power of collective action. Our ethos is based on engagement and participation, inviting individuals and organisations to contribute in whatever way they can. Whether through donations or raising awareness, every effort counts in creating positive global change.

Dirk Brand-Saßen and Francisca Gorgodian, Managing Directors of the KAEFER FOUNDATION

You can donate via Paypal or bank transfer.

KAEFER Foundation gGmbH
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What KAEFER employees have to say about projects supported by the KAEFER FOUNDATION:

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