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Lernen - Helfen - Leben e.V1

Lernen - Helfen - Leben e.V. (LHL) is politically and religiously independent. The association was founded in 1988 by returnees of the DED (Deutscher Entwicklungsdienst, i.e. German German Development Service), and it initially launched several small projects in Ghana.

These last years the range of activities and the number of countries in which LHL promotes projects, has increased. Themes are the support of schools, forest conservation, reforestation, organic farming, composting, drip irrigation, fuel wood saving stoves, solar energy (photovoltaics, training in the small-scale production of solar lamps, solar dryers), village development, building of toilets, low-cost housing using PET-bottles, awareness-raising projects in Germany (for students, teachers and evening universities).

Of particular significance is our CDM fuelwood saving stove project in Nigeria, the first of its kind world-wide, which is being realized in conjunction with the Developmental Association for Renewable Energies (DARE) and the German carbon offset company Atmosfair gGmbH. The project is registered by the United Nations Framework Convention for Climate Change (UNFCCC) under N° 2711 and also by the Gold Standard Organisation (a quality label for climate protection projects) under N° 415.

[This text was borrowed from on November 19, 2014.]

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Lernen-Helfen-Leben e.V.
Büro Düsseldorf
Postfach 260124
40094 Düsseldorf

Tel: +49 211 312608
Fax: +49 211 312608

Web: (English version)

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