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  • Floor for weather shelter

    The floor of the weather shelter for children and families in the project "Extension of the favorite forest" was completed. We are moving forward.

  • Help for the children’s home Neustadt

    As we currently have to pause our projects in Cambodia, we are concentrating our work on projects in our home country. A project that is very close to the heart is the children’s home in Neustadt am Rennsteig. Since Monday, the entire village of Neustadt am Rennsteig and thus also the children’s home has been […]

  • Sound wall for project favorite forest

    Yesterday we were able to complete the sound wall for the project “Extension Of Favorite Forest” with many parents and members of the association “Förderverein Hasenland”. Everyone was eager and energetic in finishing this little piece of jewellery for the children. In the future, it will be set up in the children’s favourite forest to […]

  • New Bollerwagen for the favorite forest project

    As part of our project “Extension favorite forest” of the kindergarten Frauenwald we were able to hand over the new wagon. In the future it will be possible to take even the smallest ones into the forest to spend one day a week in nature with them. Next, the sound wall will be created, which […]

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  • Floor for weather shelter

    The floor of the weather shelter for children and families in the project "Extension of the favorite forest" was completed. We are moving forward.

  • Help for the children’s home Neustadt

    As we currently have to pause our projects in Cambodia, we are concentrating our work on projects in our home country. A project that is very close to the heart is the children’s home in Neustadt am Rennsteig. Since Monday, the entire village of Neustadt am Rennsteig and thus also the children’s home has been […]

  • Sound wall for project favorite forest

    Yesterday we were able to complete the sound wall for the project “Extension Of Favorite Forest” with many parents and members of the association “Förderverein Hasenland”. Everyone was eager and energetic in finishing this little piece of jewellery for the children. In the future, it will be set up in the children’s favourite forest to […]

  • New Bollerwagen for the favorite forest project

    As part of our project “Extension favorite forest” of the kindergarten Frauenwald we were able to hand over the new wagon. In the future it will be possible to take even the smallest ones into the forest to spend one day a week in nature with them. Next, the sound wall will be created, which […]

  • LYCHA continues to be supported by us

    Lycha was handed over to the Cambodian Handicraft Association (CHA) in a bad condition because his mother could no longer take care of him. As part of our emergency relief program, we have already supported CHA for several months with financial resources for baby milk, clothing and medical care. Today we handed over the money […]

  • 6th surgery mission

    Sixth Children’s Mission Completed

    A total of 5-08. June 2019 in Mondulkiri/ Cambodia 109 consultations and 24 operations. Including 8 plastic recovery, 9 orthopedic and 7 general medical operations. 6 of these operations lasted 2.5 to 5 hours each – for this reason, the total number of operations is lower than in previous years. In total we were 27 […]

  • Organic food from organic waste

    Planning and realization of a school garden with aquaponics (fish farming and vegetable cultivation), chicken farming and nature garden at the NGO “Together for Cambodia – TFC.” There is a school and a children’s centre on the grounds of TFC, where 40 children can currently grow up safely. In order to minimize the cost of […]

  • TinyToones School, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Support for TinyToones School

    After hours of power outage, the classrooms had been empty, but learning is simply continued outdoors. We are proud to support the Tiny Toones School in Phnom Penh again with a donation of $1,200. Keep it up!

  • Emergency aid for baby

    Welcome to the GECKO family dear CHA. As part of our emergency assistance program, we support this lovely dwarf after it has been delivered by his mother. He now lives in the organization Cha (Cambodia Handicraft Association).

  • Club meeting 2019

    Dear members of the association, The Executive Board cordially invites you to this year’s General Assembly. Date: Fri, 29.03.2019 Time: 10:00 Location: Erfurt-exact location follows after evaluation of participant messages Agenda: TOP 1: Board accountability report TOP 2:2018 financial report TOP 3: Relief board for 2018 TOP 4: Projects 2019/2020 TOP 5: Travel allowance-adoption of […]

  • TinyToones Schule in Phnom Penh, Kambodscha

    Attended a dance lesson at TinyToones School

    Today we watched a dance lesson at the Tiny Toones school. Unbelievable with what joy and zeal the kids are with. And while dancing, they learn English, math and social competence at the same time. A great project which we are happy to support further! More information about this project can be found here: https://gecko-kinderhilfe.org/bildung/ […]

  • Fifth child surgery mission ended

    We have reason to celebrate. Our fifth Children’s Operations mission is successfully completed. So we were able to change 236 lives in five years through surgery! Day 1: Arrival 8 hours by bus. Everything is built up, the first consultations have taken place and the first 7 operations are set for tomorrow. Day 2: After […]

  • Dentists at school for deaf and blind

    For two days as a Rotarian, we accompany one-2-one’s dentist mission, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Phnom Penh, at the Krousar Thmey School for Deaf and Blind in Battambang, Cambodia. Today 7.5 hours journey with two minivans, setting up a mobile practice in a classroom and initial training of the local staff. We are […]

  • Polio girl

    Emergency aid for birth by caesarean section

    Sorn Lieng is a woman with polio. She can only move through roles or by using her hips instead of his legs. She and her husband expect your first child in the next few days. According to doctors, it can only see the light of the world by caesarean section. Since there is no possibility […]

  • New project with the daycare "hares"

    The kindergarten "hares" in women's forest offers a nature-related concept in which the children spend a minimum of 2 days/week in nature. Thus, an own "favourite forest" has already been rented and learning stations on the theme of nature have been set up. These can also be used by all hikers and their children. We […]

  • Food hospital

    Food for Kantha Bopha Hospital

    As part of our emergency aid programme, we have a double success today. First, the handover of 50 meals and water to the waiting children and families in front of the Katha Bopha Hospital in Phnom Penh. Many thanks to Phil and his team of pickled parrot for preparing food and organizing. Furthermore, we were […]

  • Food Seniors

    Food for seniors in the countryside

    Today we travelled together with ChinChinBay to the countryside and distributed food packages to needy seniors. A great project! Keep it up! We will be happy to be back with you!

  • Tiny Toones

    Visit of Tiny Toones school

    We have just visited the school “tiny Toones Cambodia”, which we have supported. Here, 100 students are taught in breakdance, English, Khmer, math, art, graffiti and computers. What an experience. We will be happy to continue to support this project. More information can be found here: https://gecko-kinderhilfe.org/bildung/ If you also want to support this project, […]

  • Medical Equipment

    Handover of medical equipment

    Today we were able to hand over the medical material to the national pediatric hospital rather than planned. Thanks to all the donors. We still need medical supplies. Especially in the photos described. If you know someone who knows someone then send it to us gladly. Of course we are also happy about your donation […]

  • Surgery Mission

    Gecko in the Thüringer Allgemeine

    Operation missions under the sign of the gecko Erfurt Association is committed to helping needy children in Cambodia and expands its volunteer surgery trips to the province. Erfurt. Under the sign of the gecko, the Erfurt association “Gecko Children’s help Southeast Asia” has been operating for several years. It finances, among other things, operations missions […]

  • New Education Project

    From August we will support the tiny Toones Cambodia project, which, with the help of breakdance and the culture of hip-hop, inspires young people from impoverished parts of Cambodia, educates and teaches. Educational components include Khmer, English, computer, breakdance and hip hop. The vision of tiny Toones is to live a healthy life free of […]

  • Frauenwald

    We also help in Germany

    Gecko is also active away from Southeast Asia! Last weekend we supported the Kindergarten-Promotion Association of the Kindergarten "hares" in Frauenwald. We brought some little things from Cambodia that the club could sell for the anniversary celebration of the place. With the proceeds of more than 570 euros, a few small children's dreams can be […]

  • Patient kitchen

    New Patient kitchen for hospital

    It's done! The new patient kitchen for the surgical department of the National Children's Hospital in Phnom Penh is finished and completely furnished. This will allow many patients and relatives to stay in the hospital, which might not be possible without self-catering. Thank you to the G.U.T. group for the generous donation to the financing […]

  • Pulsoximeter

    Handover of Pulse Oximeters

    Today we were able to hand over 10 pulse oximeter as well as medical material to the National Pediatric Hospital in Phnom Penh. Many thanks to Sarah Spieker for the medical material and to Steffi bENTER for bringing her to Cambodia!

  • Surgery Mission

    Surgery Mission completed

    We made it-our operations mission from 7.0-10. June 2018 is finished! What a wonderful result! Medical consultations: 178 Team members: 28 Total operations: 54-of which: Plastic Surgeries: 13 Orthopedic Surgeries: 11 General Child surgeries: 30   The money comes right where it's needed! Every operation changes a child's life! Thanks to all supporters and donors!

  • Emergency aid

    We were asked if we could provide immediate assistance. This young woman was in the 4th Months pregnant and had severe bleeding. In the hospital it was found that the child has died and must be removed. The cost took over gecko, because the small family had no chance to find the cost somehow. In […]

  • Toilet House completed

    For a large family in Kampoch Chnang without access to sanitary facilities, we were able to build a complete Tpiletten/Badhäuschen in cooperation with ChinChinBay (help against poverty in Cambodia)!

  • Research Trip

    This week we are together with Prof. Dr. Vuthy travels across Cambodia to see hospitals and Centers for the Clubfoot program. Furthermore, we will look at the hospital for the children's operations mission and clarify all the details of required material, equipment and personnel. PHNOM Penh-Battambang town. -Banteay Meanchey province-Siem Reap We visited several centers […]

  • Medical material handed over

    We handed over the Laryngoscope and other surgical material to the team of Professor Dr. Vuthy at the National Pediatric Hospital in Phnom Penh. They were overjoyed to ensure future operations in the next few years. Thank you again to all donors and supporters!   Background: Today we received an emergency call from the chief […]

  • General Meeting 2018

    Dear members and donors, The Board of Directors hereby invites the members to the General Assembly for the year 2018. Date: 03.03.2018, from 12:00 am to approx. 15:00 pm Location: Restaurant potato culture, Leipziger Str. 75b, 99085 Erfurt The agenda items provided are: Top 1: Accountability Report Board for 2017 Top 2: Financial report 2017 […]

  • Donation receipts 2017 shipped!

    The donation receipts for 2017 were created and shipped today, mostly electronically. If you do not receive one by the end of the week, but still need it, please write us at info@gecko-kinderhilfe.org. Bear in mind that up to a donation amount of €200,- no separate certificate is necessary. It is sufficient to submit your […]

  • Donations instead of fireworks!

    About 130 million euro the Germans burn literally on New Year’s Eve with fireworks and rockets. How would it be to use at least a part of this sum sustainably instead of blowing it up? Just buy a few firecrackers and rockets less and donate the saved euros, quite simple by PayPal or bank transfer. […]

  • Frohe Weihnachten

    Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2018!

    We thank all our donors, volunteers, supporters, partners and friends for the successful last year in which we were able to help countless children again! To a new one!

  • Christmas 2017

    Thank you, Schäper Sportgerätebau

    We would like to thank Schäper Sportgerätebau from Münster/ Germany and it´s employees for the extraordinary commitment of the company. As in recent years, a large number of employees have renounced Christmas gifts and support our project “Christmas celebrations in schools in Cambodia”. We were able to organize 2 Christmas parties in the schools of […]

  • SCAO 3 school

    The S.C.A.O. III is almost finished!

    The third School (ECC) of the Save poor Children in Asia Organization (S.C.A.O.) is almost finished and looks great! The previous contribution of GECKO Kinderhilfe in the financing of the school is $18.700. We are proud of this great project! If you also want to support our work, help us with your donation!

  • Donation from Jan and Anja

    Wedding garter for Gecko auctioned

    Dear Anja, Dear Jan, a thousand thanks for the incredible surprise to donate the proceeds of the auction of the wedding garter in the amount of incredible 1,600 euros during your wedding party to Gecko Kinderhilfe. We hope to meet you during the operations mission in June 2018 in Cambodia so you can see how […]

  • Donation Jan and Valeria

    Major donation received

    Today we received another major donation of € 1,100. Our Treasurer, Jan Cihar and his wife, Valeria Cihar, had called for money instead of gifts as part of their wedding ceremony and donated half of the total amount for the further development of the education and community centre in Prey Ponror (SCAO III/ ECC). Thank […]

  • Children surgeries in Cambodia

    Operations mission completed!

    We did it! 4 days, of which 2 were operations days – 27 team members – 210 patient consultations – 61 surgeries! An incredible success. All pictures can be found on our Facebook page.