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SONNE-International: Together for a better world

We are

an Austrian aid organization that operates internationally

We stand up

for education, professional training and a life of dignity

We make a contribution

to the alleviation of poverty, food security and health care

We care

for children, women, disadvantaged population groups and minorities

Our methods:

schools, professional training, income-generating projects, microcredits

Our project countries:

Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Myanmar

Bank name: BAWAG
IBAN: AT 79 6000 0005 1006 1977

Ethiopia – since 2005

We support the nomadic Afar ethnicity, especially women and children, with basic medical care and mobile education.

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India – since 2012

In Bihar the children of the Dalit (the “untouchables”) benefit from school projects and self-defence courses for girls.

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Bangladesh – since 2002

We operate educational and training projects for ethnic minorities in remote villages.

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Myanmar – since 2008

In our day care and training centres we look after vulnerable children and adolescents.

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You want to assume your social responsibility and you are looking for a reliable and trustworthy partner? Let us write a success story together.


Charitable foundations have helped us to implement a large number of projects and to provide efficient and enduring support to countless people.


With a large donation you can help us to make visions come true and to implement sustainable projects that change the lives of many people for the better .


Founded in:    2002

Legal status:   non-profit organisation

Offices:            Austria (Vienna), Bangladesh and Myanmar

Core areas:     education, skills training, health

Project countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, India, Myanmar

Employees in SONNE-International HQ Austria:    5

Find more Information in our current SONNE folder.

Volunteers:    30

Full-time employees in the project countries:    170

Co-operations with corporate enterprises:    20

Co-operations with foundations:      3

The quality seal for donations below proves that we are an approved and regularly controlled Austrian charity. In Austria, donations made to us are tax-deductible.

TV documentaries about SONNE-International’s projects

SONNE-International in MYANMAR

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SONNE-International in BANGLADESH


SONNE-International in ETHIOPIA


SONNE-International in INDIA