Konvekta-C.H.Schmitt-Stiftung

The Konvekta-Children's Home

The largest project of the Foundation is a children's home for tsunami orphans in Medan, Sumatra, which opened of 2005. As Christmas the tsunami devastated the coasts of Southeast Asia, the Aceh province in northern Sumatra was particularly affected.

After a viewfinder we found an initiative in Bremen, several women, including an Indonesian, who comes from Sumatra, who have endeavored to build an orphanage.

The Result:

  • an orphanage for fourteen children aged seven to fifteen years
  • care of children until the completion of vocational training
  • supervision by a home manager with deputies and two teachers

Most children who were initially managed by the Foundation, are in the meantime in a job and left the children home. To continue the Konvekta children's home, the Foundation has deaf agree little children taken from families expelled children and physically and / or mentally handicapped children.

The children were newly recorded partially exposed on the road - the youngest child was younger than a year old. In Indonesia, such children are considered worthless life. The children are lovingly cared for in our children's home, which is encouraged and recognized by the city government.

The children's home is now financed primarily by Konvekta. very simple but functional - - In addition to the current cost of care and school fees and is funded Establishment.

(Kopie 1)

How successful learning Children with an immigrant background, the German language when they are introduced at the tender kindergarten age in a playful way about it?

The Konvekta C.H. Schmitt Foundation has launched a pilot project with a kindergarten in Bad Hersfeld to life and has set a primary school teacher in part-time at the moment.

Perhaps other learning methods should be used for children with an immigrant background. Because to capture the classic subject matter of the first class from learning and reading the first few letters and words to the first writing exercises, these children are too far away because of their age and their lack of knowledge of German. However, common singing and speaking to far better results and progress lead in learning the German language.

  • Language support

    How successful learning Children with an immigrant background, the German language when they are introduced at the tender kindergarten age in a playful way about it?

    The Konvekta C.H. Schmitt Foundation has launched a pilot project with a kindergarten in Bad Hersfeld to life and has set a primary school teacher in part-time at the moment.

    Perhaps other learning methods should be used for children with an immigrant background. Because to capture the classic subject matter of the first class from learning and reading the first few letters and words to the first writing exercises, these children are too far away because of their age and their lack of knowledge of German. However, common singing and speaking to far better results and progress lead in learning the German language.