August 9, 2016

Over 80 people killed, 231 wounded, some of them seriously. Shelter Now wants to help the survivors.

As a result of this terror attack, many children have lost their fathers.

The brutal bloodbath launched by the IS terrorists not only left many dead but also many wounded...

January 26, 2016

The provincial capital of Herat gets a training clinic for dental medicine. Dental service for schools planned.

After a lengthy preparation phase, the aid organization “Shelter Now International” was able to open a new dental clinic on 6th January 2016 in the Afghan cit...

January 20, 2016

One people group in Afghanistan, that has experienced a lot of discrimination and hardly any help, receives winter relief aid from Shelter Now.

They’re called the “Chalou”. Even the name of this people group is often spoken with contempt. They are mostly unable to get w...

September 15, 2015

For more than 30 years, Shelter Now has been helping refugees – when they flee their homes and when they return home.

Food being distributed to Kurdish refugee families.

The huge willingness to welcome and help refugees that we have witnessed in Germany in recent weeks i...

June 11, 2015

Udo Stolte visits our gardening project in an Afghan prison for women

The child of one of the women tucks into the freshly harvested radishes.

"I wouldn’t have thought that as a man I would even be allowed into the women’s prison. But I was! Our co-worker Gudrun Göttler...

April 23, 2015

Udo Stolte visited Kurdistan to get a picture of the situation of the refugees.

“Our mother is dead and our father is with the Peshmerga, fighting against the terrorists,” replied the young girl when I enquired about her family. Her sister added that only two of their b...

March 4, 2015

Boys celebrate as they successfully finish their apprenticeship as tailors

"This is my first ever certificate!"

That was the gleeful cry of Abdul Maroof as he clutched his certificate, proving he had successfully completed his training as a tailor. Abdul Maroof grew up i...

January 27, 2015

Shelter Now is appealing for donations for a Christian aid project in Iraqi Kurdistan

Shelter Now is supporting a project designed to provide blankets and oil-powered heaters for 500 families – that’s around 2500 people – to enable them to survive the coming winter. The...

December 12, 2014

A dream of our two colleagues in Faizabad finally seems to have come true: We are now able to provide vocational training for some orphans.

We have been supporting orphans in Faizabad - mainly with fresh loaves of bread on a daily basis and occasionally with new clothes...

October 14, 2014

After years of struggling with destructive winds in western Afghanistan, building work has now begun on a wall to serve as a wind break for the women’s garden.

The village of Saodat is situated on a desert-like plane. The Afghan government has relocated various people t...