Promoting, not demanding.

On this page, the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation offers a brief insight into its activities.


 

Funded Projects 2024


Earthquakes, disaster in Syria and Turkey

Earthquakes, disaster in Syria and Turkey

On 6 February, two strong earthquakes shook South-East Turkey and North Syria. The most serious earthquake in Turkey measured 7.8 on the Richter scale and was caused by a shift of the tectonic plates at a depth of some 17 km below the Earth’s surface. Many smaller...

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VILLA WOLLE, or how to do bioeconomy

VILLA WOLLE, or how to do bioeconomy

As a buzzword, bioeconomy is on everyone’s lips, but at VILLA WOLLE, it is put into practice by busy workers without any R&D support at all. Sometimes, all you need is to take a journey back in time and look at proven traditional methods in order to discover a...

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Activities 2021, a small excerpt

It is highly likely that 2021 will be remembered by one and all mainly for the negative effects of the Covid-19 pandemic under which it laboured. Personal contacts and physical events…? Recalling the positive is important, such as our many funding projects, which...

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Desperate straits – the Covid-19 pandemic in Nepal

Desperate straits – the Covid-19 pandemic in Nepal

Nepal, fringing the Himalayan mountain range like a buffer state between India in the south and Tibet (China) in the north, has been hit particularly hard by the pandemic. Fears crystallised into reality as many dangerous variants of COVID 19 were carried into Nepal...

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“Simunye, a childcare centre in South Africa …”

“Simunye, a childcare centre in South Africa …”

Nurseries and childcare centres do not receive any financial support from the South African government – for us it was a good reason … Nurseries and childcare centres do not receive any financial support from the South African government – for us it was a good reason...

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STJG: Supporting education – enabling online presence

STJG: Supporting education – enabling online presence

A major focus area of the MARGARETE MÜLLER-BULL FOUNDATION has taken on special importance due to the current situation with the Covid-19 crisis: access for all to education and knowledge. Traditionally, we use our resources to fund local and global projects aimed at...

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“The new residents come on all fours”

“The new residents come on all fours”

Esslingen’s love of animals has warmed noticeably since January 2019 with the opening of the new home for animals, which offers more than 1,000 square metres of living space for its “residents”. And you can take that quite literally, because these residents are all...

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“Sources of clean water and a good education…”

“Sources of clean water and a good education…”

Water is the source of life. For the people living in the Kakyelo mission district, which covers an area of around 17,000 square kilometres, access to clean drinking water and a good education are by no means givens to be taken for granted. The area in which the Order...

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Educational opportunities for children in Syria

Educational opportunities for children in Syria

The war in Syria has being going on now for eight years. A end to the strife is so far not in sight.In a country in which education formerly enjoyed a high status and around 70 per cent of children and young people attended secondary schooling, the future prospects of...

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Powering relief aid: solar plant for Ho Lu

Powering relief aid: solar plant for Ho Lu

The weather is unpredictable and very changeable, impacting on the lives of the inhabitants of Ho Lu, a small mountain village in North Vietnam. Far from civilisation at an altitude of 2,760 m, families live here in a village with 31 houses and a school ... and no...

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„La Hada Dentista“ – Peru’s good tooth fairy.

„La Hada Dentista“ – Peru’s good tooth fairy.

It is something that we are familiar in our own country: poverty goes hand in hand with malnutrition and poor hygiene conditions, thus compromising health and shortening life expectancy. Children growing up in these conditions are hardest hit. In the poverty-stricken...

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Funded by Marga Müller-Bull

Funded by Marga Müller-Bull

Since 1970 a sign with this inscription draws attention to our founder's then initiative at the children's playground of the SV 1845 e.V. sport club in Esslingen.Two, three and maybe even four generations enjoyed the fun of the playground during their childhood and...

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Devastating hurricane hits Haiti with brute force

On 4 October this year Hurricane Matthew hit the southwest of Haiti with a velocity of over 225 km/h. The people were helpless and almost completely unprepared in the face of this natural catastrophe. This poor country was only just recovering from the strong...

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Annual report of the ASB K-9 unit Esslingen

Annual report of the ASB K-9 unit Esslingen

On April 1, 2014 a canine unit was established under the roof of the Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (an organization similar to St. John’s Ambulance) in Esslingen near Stuttgart. It is now time to take stock and document the funding by the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation,...

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“Wash on Monday”

“Wash on Monday”

Nursery rhymes in Germany and other European countries often reflect the fact that water is an abundant resource in our region. In Syria, where thousands of refugees live in makeshift camps and water is a scarce natural resource, daily chores like washing clothes or...

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Immediate help for earthquake victims in Nepal

Immediate help for earthquake victims in Nepal

With immediate support for the charity pharmacy at Nepal’s largest hospital, the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation supports the dreadful situation of the people in the region affected by the earthquake. We lend financial support to enable the supply of medicines for...

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From the ‘Falcon Radio Tower’ in …

From the ‘Falcon Radio Tower’ in …

... right – we can’t announce the exact location of this tower, one of the last refuges of this extremely endangered species, due to the rigorous protection laws enjoyed by the peregrine falcon in this country. However we can tell you that the 900 peregrine falcon...

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Financial support for valuable medical research work

Financial support for valuable medical research work

One of the key concerns of Margarete Müller-Bull foundation is the promotion of research. By supporting the ‘project to investigate lipid metabolism in the liver following choline substitution in cystic fibrosis’, the foundation is making a key contribution to...

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Social-medical service reaches families safely

Social-medical service reaches families safely

"We are delighted that the foundation appreciates our work – this donation will make it easier for us to carry out important projects", emphasised Bernd Sieber, managing director of Esslingen Clinic, referring to the vehicle that the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation...

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Aid for cleft lip/palate children.

Aid for cleft lip/palate children.

Every three minutes a child is born into the world with a cleft lip or palate. It is the most common deformity in the world (also in this country) and it causes massive drinking, swallowing and speaking impairments. In addition, this type of malformation is a stigma...

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New ‘home’ comforts for the bird world

New ‘home’ comforts for the bird world

Since July 2014 volunteers of the Nymphaea animal park have been busy modernising the old ‘East aviaries’ at the far end of the park, made possible by the support of the Margarete-Müller-Bull Foundation. The antiquated aviaries, whose iron and wood construction was...

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Swift relief for Irak by airdrop.

Swift relief for Irak by airdrop.

Suffering under endless wars and the horror of death and starvation, people in Northern Irak have to survive in unimaginable conditions. The situation is exacerbated by the loss of their livelihoods, forced migration and persecution. As ever, the hardest hit of all...

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Emergency aid for typhoon victims

680,000 people were evacuated as a precaution before typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippine archipelago with winds of up to 379 km/h. Now that the storm has passed the terrible extent of the damage can be seen – the infrastructure has collapsed completely, towns have been...

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Summer holidays against earthquake trauma

Summer holidays against earthquake trauma

In May 2012 Mirandola, Ostfildern's twin town in Italy, was hit by severe earthquakes. Ostfildern is the home town of Elektor Airsystems GmbH, whose shares are held by the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation. This close connection prompted the Foundation to make a...

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Renovation and equipment of a food programme

Renovation and equipment of a food programme

The charity Peru Gruppe Heubach e.V. has a long-term commitment to the slum district Laderas in Lima (Peru). It aims to alleviate the misery found there and motivate the people to take action by helping them to help themselves. All donations and the money earned are...

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Providing medicine in Uganda and Nepal

Providing medicine in Uganda and Nepal

Medical care in hospitals is of little use without sufficient supplies of medicines and bandages. That's why the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation is sponsoring pharmacies associated with two hospitals in Africa and Asia. Two continents – one approach: effective aid!...

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Renovation of the kennels completed.

Renovation of the kennels completed.

An animal shelter should offer suitable animal accommodation. In 2010, the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation therefore offered considerable support during the initial stage of extensive renovation work which has taken place at the kennels of the Botnang animal shelter....

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Eagle owl enclosure at the Nymphaea zoo

Eagle owl enclosure at the Nymphaea zoo

The Nymphaea zoo in Esslingen is small yet refined. The park is run primarily by voluntary helpers and offers visitors of all ages a fascinating insight into the animal and plant world. A generous donation from the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation has now enabled old...

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Even small gifts can bring great joy!

Even small gifts can bring great joy!

The fact that small donations can achieve great things is demonstrated by two of the Margarete Müller-Bull Foundation’s projects: first, the foundation donated a mini trampoline to the Uhlbach primary school which was welcomed with great enthusiasm by the children....

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Dementia sufferers regain their confidence.

Dementia sufferers regain their confidence.

The Ostfildern old people’s association (Verein Altenhilfe Ostfildern) set itself a very ambitious goal: it wanted to support the construction of a sensory garden in the Scharnhauser Park neighbourhood with donations of 100,000 euros. The aim was for the garden to...

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Donation for Somalia.

More than 10 million people are being affected by a catastrophic drought in the Horn of Africa area. People are starving and thirsty. In some areas, 3 out of 10 children are severely malnourished. These people are dependent on outside aid as a matter of urgency. Here...

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Linking bridge demonstrates solidarity.

Linking bridge demonstrates solidarity.

At the start of July, a new cycle and pedestrian bridge was opened in Esslingen named the ‘Margarete Müller-Bull Bridge’. This bridge links the east and west town centre areas across the Rossneckar canal and has significantly upgraded both areas on either side of the...

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Emergency aid for typhoon victims

680,000 people were evacuated as a precaution before typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippine archipelago with winds of up to 379 km/h. Now that the storm has passed the terrible extent of the damage can be seen – the infrastructure has collapsed completely, towns have been...

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Ultra-modern home for homeless dogs.

Ultra-modern home for homeless dogs.

The situation was bleak at the kennels of the Botnang animal shelter in Stuttgart. Around half a million euros were needed to provide these 4-legged friends with a suitable place to live. This sum was largely generated through donations. The Margarete Müller-Bull...

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