Belarus-Kinder Maria Hetzer Lower Austria

Opening up a whole new world to children Social worker Maria Hetzer is helping Belarusian children affected by the non-design-basis accident in Chornobyl. She organises holidays for the children: they will spend three weeks far away from the affected areas with Austrian host families. In this interview, she talks about the reason she is working on this project and about her impressions of Belarus, which she visits up to five times per year.Read More →

Andi Wimmer and his friends have made it to Mongolia

Tschingis Koarl on the way to meet Genghis Khan Together with his friends, Lower Austrian social worker Andreas Wimmer drove all the way from his hometown of Leobersdorf near Vienna to Ulaanbaatar, the capital of Mongolia. They brought an old fire brigade car to Mongolia on the Mongolia Charity Rally. Part of his group Tschingis Koarl would have loved to turn back at the Russian border.Read More →