2017

In 2017, 60 projfects in 28 countries received funding amounting to over €2 million, benefiting some 36,000 people.

Expenditure by Region and Project Type

During the year under review, the organization provided most funding for the Americas for the first time in its history. This is mainly due to a large number of education projects in Mexico and Brazil - countries where Knorr-Bremse has manufacturing facilities.

Expenditure by region 2017

The biggest proportion of overall project expenditure - 59% - went on funding education projects. This includes, for example, vocational training projects, support for a day nursery, or business training. With its focus since 2015 on education and WASH, the organization is following the UN's Sustainable Development Goals numbers 4 and 6.

Expenditures by project type 2017

Beneficiaries by region 2017

Beneficiaries by Region and Project Type

As two major WASH projects were implemented in Asia (Indie and Myanmar), these two countries accounted for the highest number of beneficiaries. In Africa, too, where more than 10,000 people benefited from Knorr-Bremse Global Care's projects, the majority were in the field of WASH.

Beneficiaries by project type 2017

The largest number of people in 2017 benefited from WASH projects - mainly construction of sanitary facilities and provision of access to drinking water, but also hygiene training. In the aftermath of a disaster it is important to provide immediate emergency aid to ensure the survival of as many of the people affected as possible - which is why the second largest number of beneficiaries were in this category.

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Expenditure by region 2017 


Expenditures by project type 2017 


Beneficiaries by region 2017 


Beneficiaries by project type 2017