Contact Café for Asylum-seekers

Contact Café for Asylum-seekers

The Nehemia Team has responded to the isolation and the needs of asylum-seekers by opening a café in rooms owned by the Lutheran Church in Hasenbuck, Nürnberg This began in December 2014 with a weekly meeting on Thursdays at 4.30pm. Asylum-seekers from the...
Five things I was taught by refugees

Five things I was taught by refugees

My husband and I have been working with a Contact Café by the nehemia team for 2,5 years now. We meet every Thursday at 4.30 pm to give Germans and refugees an opportunity to get to know each other, have tea, conversations, intercultural inputs or to go on a faith...

Course “Bridge Builder and Culture Connector“

Many refugees have arrived here in Germany, which to them is a foreign country. They have partly learned the language or attended an integration course. And, although they can  manage daily life, some still feel unaccepted, lonely and as if they’re not a part of the...
Innovation Prize for Voluntary Organizations

Innovation Prize for Voluntary Organizations

Initiated each year by the Bavarian Government, the contest in which voluntary organizations are invited, to enroll this time had the motto “Passionately Involved! Inspire and win volunteers”. It attracted over 400 applications and independent judges, including...
Refugees Visit Nehemiah JointVenture

Refugees Visit Nehemiah JointVenture

The nehemiah JointVenture event in the “Kofferfabrik”, a contemporary restaurant in Fuerth, last November hosted a visit of a group of refugees from the nehemiah “Contact Café”. Refugees from Ethiopia and Syria shared their experiences of their lives back in their...