§ 2 Task and Purpose
The association provides support to people in need around the world to help them live a decent life through self-help. The association is selflessly active and pursues exclusively and directly non-profit and charitable purposes within the meaning of the section “tax-privileged purposes” of the tax regulations, it does not pursue primarily economic purposes.
Its tasks are in particular:
Promotion of economic and social self-help projects in the field of environmental protection, in particular the use of solar energy for cooking purposes.
This is achieved through technology transfer, where necessary also through direct financial and material support of corresponding projects. Recipients of grants pledge themselves to make an account of the use of the funds.
Improving environmental education and training by
- improving environmental education and training, through the worldwide dissemination of knowledge about the meaning, utility and feasibility of the use of solar energy
- the demonstration of economical, ecological and social importance for the individual and for humanity
- Support for the development of socio-economic skills
- the practical transfer of necessary technical skills in this field which are also suitable to improve or open up new opportunities for each individual.