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Lufthansa Group Balance 2014 EN

Ú ­Lufthansa Cargo works with Cargo Human Care to alleviate poverty in Kenya Cargo Human Care (CHC) is an aid organiza- tion comprising ­Lufthansa Cargo and German physicians. It provides speedy and non- bureaucratic aid for the needy and sick in Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi, and the areas surrounding it. This charitable association was established in 2007. During the reporting year it broadened its range of medical services, and once a month it offers medical consulta- tions specifically for cervical cancer. This disease has become a common affliction in developing countries in particular. It is curable if it is detected early and treated with the proper therapy. The consultations and medical examinations take place at CHC’s Medical Center, where the association is already offering vaccina- tions and prenatal care counseling. The Medi- cal Center devotes much of its resources to treating children living in the neighboring CHC orphanage, Mothers’ Mercy Home, along with people from outlying areas who otherwise lack access to medical care. A total of 40 German physicians with various specialisms work on a voluntary basis for CHC. Three times a month they fly to Kenya to spend three days treating impoverished patients. Since 2008 they have logged some 1,700 working days on such missions. Every month approximately 2,000 medical treat- ments are performed. ­Lufthansa Cargo pro- vides the flight tickets for the German physi- cians, in addition to which it has supported CHC since its inception by making cargo capacity available at no charge. Since 2011 CHC has also offered sponsor- ships for sick, handicapped, and neglected children living in proximity to the Mothers’ Mercy Home orphanage. These cover school fees, medical care, and aid to the parents to help with living costs and other necessities. Further information can be found at Cargo Social Care—Close cooperation with Werkstätten für Behinderte Rhein-Main e.V. For more than 30 years ­Lufthansa Cargo has maintained a close cooperative relationship with Werkstätten für Behinderte Rhein-Main e.V., thereby guaranteeing jobs for people with disabilities. Some 280 employees, for exam- ple, manufacture new restraining straps for securing air freight at a rate of more than 6,300 units per month. Roughly 11,000 straps are repaired per month at three locations. All of the products satisfy ­Lufthansa Cargo’s high quality standards, which follow ISO specifica- tions. Werkstätten für Behinderte Rhein- Main e.V. is a recognized workshop for per- sons with disabilities and is dedicated to bringing them into the workforce and allowing them to take part in working life. [Ú 07] [Ú 06] 06 / 07 Cargo Human Care provides speedy and non-bureaucratic aid for the needy and sick in Nairobi and ­outlying areas. 08 With its support for the Life Ball in Vienna, Austrian Airlines underscores its social commitment in a matter of worldwide relevance.  108 // Corporate Citizenship

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