Statute of Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V. (The most relevant excerpts of the statute from the recent version of 02.07.2017)

The purpose of the association is:

A) the promotion of youth welfare,
B) the promotion of international sentiment, tolerance in all areas of culture and the concept of international understanding,
C) the promotion of development cooperation

The aims of the statutes will be realised specifically through:

A) Specifically targeted aid to the Poor and Needy. „Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V.“ shall be non-profit, oriented in the Christian Faith, aimed to carry out charitable and humanitarian aid and shall support projects, which instruct the local population in self-help.
B) „Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V.“ will further the delegation as well as the partial support of unpaid volunteer aid workers, be they honorary social workers or missionaries, part time or fulltime, who, in the interest of the association are partaking in projects who are furthered by the association.
C) The association will further the production and dissemination of literature, the contents of which is of practical, moral and educational value, according to the Christian faith.
D) „Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V.“ wants to assist people in spiritual, emotional and physical need with humanitarian aid, as well as with counsel, spiritual care and personal assistance, and thus create an environment of human dignity for children, families and individuals. The Christian foundation of the work of the association is of special importance.
E) „Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V.“ endeavours to assist people in need, regardless of their nationality, religion or social status. The association seeks co-operation with organisations and people of all cultural religious or ethnic origin, to enable it to bring relief and hope to the suffering. The association welcomes the collaboration and support of like-minded people or bodies, be they private individuals, businessmen, companies or organisations.

Charitable status:

A) operates unselfish and does not aim at self-serving economical goals.
B) The means of the association are solely to be used for statutory goals. The members receive no benefits from the funds of the association.
C) No person may be favored by expenses that are foreign to the purpose of the association or by disproportionately high remuneration.
D) In case of dissolution or cancellation of the association or the abolition of tax-privileged purposes, the assets of the association shall be assigned to a legal entity of public law or another tax-privileged entity, for use in promoting international sentiment, tolerance in all areas of culture, and international understanding.

Recognition of charitable status:

„Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V.“ is, - due to promoting the following charitable and non-profit purposes: youth welfare, development cooperation, and promoting an attitude of international tolerance and understanding in all aspects of culture, - in accordance with the latest received notice on tax exemption by the tax office of Steinfurt, tax district 006, tax number 311 / 5844 / 1658, of 09.08.2019 according § 5 Abs. 1 no. 9 of the Corporate Tax Law, exempt from paying corportate tax and according § 3 no. 6 of the Trade Tax Law, exempt from paying trade tax.

See the full version (in German) of the statute of “Aktive Direkt Hilfe e. V.” on this website.

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