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Siemens Stiftung Newsletter
Issue 05 | November 2013

    New Siemens Stiftung website: transparent, informative, interactive
The new site filters Siemens Stiftung international projects for the first time according to region, working area, and topic. With just a few klicks, users can access an interactive world map, a current media section, and transparent project pages to receive general information about the foundation and exciting insights into the project work. See for yourself!

new Siemens Stiftung website


News from the projects

    Presenting the “empowering people. Award” in Nairobi
An innovative approach for producing OneDollarGlasses from Germany, sustainably manufactured hygienic sanitary pads for Ugandan women and an electric kettle with surprising benefits from Great Britain... learn more about the top three winners as well as the 20 further laureates, the "Empowering People Workshop" organized together with the "Community Impact Development Group" and the other program highlights taking place in Nairobi on October 29th and 30th. Three short films about the winning solutions show how these can improve the lives of people in developing countries.

empowering people. Award

Community Impact Development Group
    Best Practice Sharing: Safe Water Enterprises
Siemens Stiftung presented the Safe Water Enterprises (SWE) at the 3rd International Water Assocation Development Congress from October 14 to 17 in Nairobi, Kenya. SWEs are self-sustainable ventures that provide decentralized access to drinking water and support modern technology, education, and entrepreneurship in the process. East Africa already has seven drinking water kiosks, and Siemens Stiftung is partnering with the SkyJuice Foundation to set up more. A short film explains the Safe Water Enterprise principle.

Project Safe Water Enterprises

    Experimento with new partners on three continents
A fourth Science Competence Center was established for Experimento in the town of Mthatha in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, and in Chile the renown Pontificia Universidad Católica (PUC) signed a letter of intent with Siemens Stiftung to continue their strategic cooperation with the science and technology educational program. German primary school teachers are trained in Experimento | 8+. Learn more about the developments in Experimento-countries on our website.

Project Experimento

  Performing arts academies in Latin America

Since 2010, Siemens Stiftung has been committed to strengthening cultural knowledge-sharing in Latin America through networking the performing arts. Together with international partners, the foundation helps establish working platforms aimed at promoting initiatives and strengthing collaboration on the continent. Following PANORAMA SUR in Argentina and MOVIMIENTO SUR in Chile comes EXPERIMENTA SUR with new interdisciplinary formats for cultural work in Columbia.





January 17, 2014


Mandela School opening
The Nelson Mandela School of Science and Technology will open in the town where Nelson Mandela was born.


November 18 - December 1, 2013


The international theater academy will take place for the second time in Valparaíso, Chile.


Further Details


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Basic Needs &
   Social Entrepreneurship



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