Preparados ante los desastres
27 Jan 2022

Disaster preparedness

The Central American region is extremely vulnerable to climate change-related problems such as droughts and floods. The countries that make up the region are also adversely affected by the impact of the current climate crisis and are disproportionately affected by extreme weather events.

Ayudamos aquí y ahora: 100 años de ayuda exterior de ASB
04 Nov 2021

We help here and now: 100 years of ASB foreign aid

ASB foreign aid celebrates its 100th anniversary today, November 4. Exactly a century ago, the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund's first foreign mission began: ASB was involved in delivering emergency supplies and sending paramedics to Russia, where famine was spreading in 1921 and diseases such as cholera were on the rise.

Agua segura para Haití
26 Aug 2021

Safe water for Haiti

The southern province of Haiti has been massively affected by the earthquake. In particular, in the municipality of Saint Louis du Sud, where ASB has been working with its partner organization CAPSL (Coopérative Agricole de Saint Louis du Sud) since 2016

¿Quiénes son los Chortís?
09 Aug 2021

Who are the Chortís?

The Chortí culture is an indigenous group that inhabits the territory of what today belongs to Honduras and Guatemala. They are considered descendants of the Maya, more closely related to the Maya of Yucatan, Belize and northern Guatemala.  And relatives of the Choles who inhabit Chiapas, Mexico.

Ventanas abajo, mangas arriba
17 May 2021

Windows down, sleeves up

The ASB office in Hildesheim/Hameln-Pyrmont, the Helios Clinic Hildesheim and the DLRG Bezirk Hildesheim made it possible for around 1100 people over the age of 70 from the Hildesheim district to receive the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccination at the Drive In Vaccination in the parking lot of the Helios Clinic over the weekend (April 24/25, 2021).

Pequeños pasos, grandes cambios
05 May 2021

Small steps, big changes

Jackner's smile is now permanent, he is always happy with a playful and mischievous smile like all children, he is no longer looking at the other children from the hallway of the house, now he goes out and joins in, plays and talks with the other children his age, he introduces them to his car (so he calls the walker) and always wears a whistle around his neck that he blows to call the other children to play when it is 3:00 pm.