Young vegetables save lives

Now plant a pepper and other vegetables

Here you can find out why we plant vegetables in Namibia and how you can support the social projects of the steps for children foundation with this vegetable cultivation.

With your donation ...
...from 11 € you support the cultivation of 1 square meter of farmland in Ongombombonde, near Okakarara, Namibia.
Paprika
tomatoes
"Your" plants are sown beforehand and grown in a small hydroponic greenhouse. Then they are planted in the ground.
Melons grow here too
chard
Carrots for the soup kitchen
Your plants...
...are harvested after a few months.
Children in Ongombombonde and Okakarara already receive fresh vegetables from the vegetable farm every day.
And the soup kitchens at other steps locations can sometimes also enjoy fresh vegetables from their own, organic cultivation.
The fresh vegetables are packed for transport in the garden in Ongombombonde by our garden team.
Your donation ...
... partially covers the water tank, sales and the salary of our on-site employee.
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Donate yourself 11 € and please share this project with at least 2 people, from whom you know that with a contribution of 11 € they take responsibility for 1 sqm of vegetable patch take over and at the same time the children in the steps Support projects in Namibia. 
In the Income-generating sub-projects vegetable growing is important in Ongombombone. Adults from the community are employed here to grow vegetables for their own use and for sale. In addition, the fresh vegetables are processed in the soup kitchens of kindergartens and preschools. It benefits the 150 children of the two projects in Okakarara and Ongombombonde, who thus receive a vitamin-rich supplement to their warm meal. In 2021, the field was originally planted only with peppers. In order to use the field in the cooler seasons and to continue to produce income for social measures and healthy vegetables for the soup kitchens, the already well-functioning pepper field has now become a mixed crop field. And rest assured: we'll keep planting peppers when it's back in season!
With your contribution you specifically ensure that children in the two steps for children projects in Okakarara and Ongombombonde in Namibia are nourished healthily. That alone is a good deed. In addition, the Surplus of vegetables sold and the proceeds to pay for the Gardeners, Employees and Teachers used. This secures the foundations for education in the long term.
The aim is to cultivate more fields and to provide vegetables and fruit on a permanent basis. DThis is how we are committed to healthy eating, work and education in the long term. Once the foundations have been laid, it should work Financing the project by yourself in the future and thus in the long term and sustainably Benefit the community and the steps children on site. To lay that foundation you need we your support! 
Green paprika

Sow the future with € 11

The steps for children foundation from Hamburg has developed a sustainable model, um long-term from donations independent to become.

Next to ours social projects like Kindergartens, preschools or soup kitchens, we also run income-generating measures like Sewing room, guest houses, rental apartments and a chicken coop. Your vegetable donation in this project absorbs CO2 from the atmosphere and on the other hand has a direct impact on the educational situation of children and young people in southern Africa.

Grow vegetables for €11 and

Be there for € 11 and share it with two friends!

The more people learn about this, the faster the vegetable field will grow.
Steps for children foundation
Bramfelder Str. 77
22305 Hamburg
Phone: + 49 (0) 40 389 027-88
Fax: +49 (0) 40 389 042 - 86
E-mail: info@stepsforchildren.de
Hamburger Sparkasse:
IBAN: DE44 2005 0550 1238 1497 26
BIC: HASPDEHHXXX
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