CADUS is a charitable and independent aid organisation. We initiate innovative and sustainable projects focussing on need-based capacity building to help people help themselves. Our team develops projects based on their variegated professional experiences and competences within different lines of work. The interdisciplinary and European wide cooperation with several partners and the consideration of social, sustainable and ecological aspects is understood as a matter of course.
Effective teamwork, interdisciplinary and critical reflection of established NGO-practice, as well as the early involvement of the local communities are central values for CADUS.
After one year of emergency response medical aid in Iraq, we currently work in the Kurdish governed parts of North Syria again. Help is virtually non-existent although inhabitants suffer under the consequences of the continuing war. A team of technicians, doctors, nurses and project managers are providing technical and medical aid - first aid after accidents and bombardements as well as Primary Health Care for civilians who often haven't seen a doctor for years.
Our past engagement has been potrayed in this reportage on Deutsche Welle TV (originally aired on ARD, 2017). Stay up to date about our current and next missions by suscribing to our monthly Newsletter!
We help the people suffering from the attacks of Turkey and its allied militias. We also had to withdraw our international employees, but we support, in close cooperation with our partner organization Heyva Sor, with five ambulances and food packages for refugee families. Thanks to our local employees, our projects, the field hospital in the refugee camp al-Hol and the primary health clinic in Raqqa, are also open to patients.
For an overview about our projects click here!