The German children’s Fund increased its commitment to children in Germany this year two million. The German children’s Fund increased its commitment to children in Germany this year two million. This is made possible due to an increased volume of donations and the support of many companies. While many children and youth initiatives carried supports as their own projects. In addition, financial assistance is granted through the children’s Emergency Fund of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk with children in difficult social conditions many families. The Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk is committed for 40 years for children in Germany. Through our work very many children and young people in Germany better living conditions than in the past. Given the high rate of child poverty in Germany is still a great piece of work ahead of us”the chairwoman of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk Dr. Heide-rose Bruckner explains. The German children’s Fund is in his work one even 40 years after its founding focus on creating equal opportunities for all children in Germany. We want our work to ensure that all children and young people in Germany can grow up healthy and fair education opportunities. The German children’s Fund supports projects and initiatives that have the theme of children’s rights on their agenda. Here in particular the issues of child poverty and participation are close to the heart. In Germany, every fifth child poverty is affected. Here, we want to help in particular in the field of education, by we awarded 5,000 bags worth 750,000 euros this year children from difficult social backgrounds. Also, we will pay particular attention to the playground situation in Germany. Also there is acute need for action”so Bruckner next. The Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk will support numerous activities and projects this year, of children promote the co-determination and participation opportunities. Through the funding of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk received financial support, the participation of children and young people have made to the principle of their work projects, institutions and initiatives. The children’s Emergency Fund of the Deutsches kinderhilfswerk will help families in many cases with children who are in a hopeless financial situation. Also, nutritional and movement projects, holiday activities and special projects for refugee children is financed through the children’s emergency relief fund. The German children’s Fund as a children’s rights organization is committed to improving the living conditions of children in Germany. “This year, the German children’s Fund celebrates friends need his 40th anniversary under the slogan of children”. This is carefully made with diverse actions on children’s rights and child support for their initiatives and projects. First highlight will be a great birthday party at the Berlin Friedrich city Palace with around 1,400 guests from politics and show business on March 11. Other highlights of the anniversary are the nationwide world play day in may, a SAP benefit concert in July in Mannheim and the Federal Centre of world child day Festival in Berlin in September of this year. A number of special events on children’s policy issues, a study on the involvement of children in the kindergarten age and a large children rights Convention are planned also in autumn in Stuttgart, devoted to the theme of participation rights of children and adolescents in Germany. Further information and contact: Uwe Kamp, spokesman for phone: 030-308693-11 mobile: 0160-6373155 fax: 030-2795634 E-mail: Internet: and dkhw.de which became the Deutsche Kinderhilfswerk children e.V., stakeholders for a child-friendly Germany, in Munich founded in 1972. The non-profit association committed as initiator and promoter for 40 years for children’s rights, participation and the overcoming of child poverty in Germany.