Menschen für Menschen is made up of independent national organizations with the legal status of foundations or associations. The Menschen für Menschen association in Austria was founded by Karlheinz Böhm in 1983, and has been collecting donations for its development projects in Ethiopia ever since.
Contact details Menschen für Menschen Association
Capistrangasse 8/10, 1060 Vienna
Tel.: +43 (0)1/58 66 950-0
Raiffeisen Bank Institute
IBAN: AT28 3200 0000 0022 2000
The annual general assembly is the highest decision-making body. Members of the association, who work on a strictly voluntary basis, decide on all matters not transferred to the board. The general assembly elects the association’s supervisory board for a term of three years.
The board is made up of members acting on a voluntary basis. They are supervising the activities of the managing board and ensure activities of the managing board are corresponding to statute and general assembly decisions. The supervisory board elects the managing board for a term of three years.
The managing board represents the association externally. They shall be responsible for the management of the association. They are bound to the association’s statute and general assembly decisions. The managing board and the staff team of Menschen für Menschen Austria are responsible for the implementation of the decisions. The Managing Board is obliged to ensure the association’s funds are only used for statutory purposes.
The project coordination office and logistics center in Addis Ababa
From here all project areas of Menschen für Menschen are managed and controlled. This is the workstation of 60 employees as well as the logistic reloading point for all materials needed in the project regions. The office and logistics center is vital to our work in Ethiopia. The employees are in constant contact with the organizations in Austria and Germany. For this reason the office in Addis Ababa is the link between donations in Europe and the approved purpose of these funds at the individual families in our project areas.
Menschen für Menschen Austria
Produce professionally competent and responsible professionals /technologists in a bid to promote agricultural development and industrialization in the country.
Establish institutional networking via linking ATTC with local and international institutions for the purpose of integrating high quality training, technological innovations and dissemination and services /extension.
Fully implement and permanently institutionalize a practice oriented technological /agricultural education approach with the principal objective of producing technologists/professionals endowed with the relevant knowledge and necessary dexterity.
Contribute to the country’s technological advancement through conducting competence-based technological/agricultural training’s, addressing industrial/agricultural problems and providing services/extension.
Establish efficient and effective organizational and management system aimed at fully accomplishing its objectives.
Preparatory program complete students of Ethiopian secondary schools with pass mark for pursuing university study who have scored good marks in the entrance examination conducted by the college.
Development agents who are serving in the agricultural sector of the country and have the caliber and potential to successfully complete the agricultural applied degree program and are screened through valid entrance examination conducted by the college.
Summing up in short, young Ethiopians who are believed to be the future productive generation of the nation, drawn from all corners of the country, are the sole target groups and beneficiaries of ATTC.