Transparent and responsible action is one of the principles of our work. Our employees are committed to guidelines and standards to ensure that the funds entrusted to us are handled conscientiously. In this way, we want to offer partners and supporters the highest degree of transparency and live up to their trust in us and our work.

As a member of the Transparent Civil Society Initiative, Fairventures Worldwide is committed to communicating information about the organization publicly and transparently. This includes, among other things, the articles of association, the use and origin of funds, and information about our personnel structure.

1. Name, Registered Office, Address and Year of Foundation

Fairventures Worldwide (FVW) – gGmbH

Hasenbergstraße 31, 70178 Stuttgart, Deutschland

Founded in 2005 as „Swiss Contact Germany gGmbH,“ renamed and shares transferred in 2013.

2. Company Charter and Information on the Organizational Goals

Company Charter (German)

About Us

3. Information on Tax Benefits

Name of the responsible tax office: Finanzkasse Stuttgart IV

Date of the notice: 27.04.2021

Type of notice: Notice of exemption (German)

Tax number: 99124/02571

4. Name and Function of Key Decision Makers

Wolfgang Baum

Executive Director

Ulrike Guse

Finance and Administration Director

Megan King

Executive Director

Patience Naamara

Country Director Uganda

Johannes Schwegler

Executive Director


Country Director Indonesia

6. Personell Structure



Full-time employees: 8

Part-time employees: 5

Minijobs: 4

Working Students: 7

Consultant: 1


Full-time employees: 29

Intern: 1


Full-time employees: 16

Consultants: 13


(October 2021)

7. & 8. Financial Overview: Information on Funding and Resource Allocation

9. Ties with Third Parties

Fairventures Worldwide is an independent non-profit organization and has no corporate affiliation with third parties.

10. Names of persons whose annual payments represent more than 10% of the total annual budget

Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation and Nuclear Safety

Brot für die Welt Evangelisches Werk für Diakonie und Entwicklung e.V.


External Auditing

An independent auditor checks that the funds of Fairventures Worldwide are used in accordance with the company charter.


Code of Conduct

In our Code of Conduct, we describe the values and standards of our actions, both internally and in dealing with partners.

Code of Conduct


As a member of VENRO (Association of German Development and Humanitarian Aid Non-Governmental Organisations), the guidelines and standards of the VENRO Codes apply to our business:

VENRO Code of Conduct Transparency, organisational management and monitoring

VENRO Code of Conduct for Development-Related Public Relations

Guiding Principles of Good Practice for Foundations

Since Fairventures was formerly the subsidiary of a foundation, we have been a member of the Association of German Foundations since our foundation. We are committed to complying with the ethical framework of the association:

Guiding Principles of Good Practice for Foundations

Our Web Map

On our web map you can see the progress of our projects, including the number and growth of trees planted.

Web Map

Data Policy

Your private data is safe with us. The collection and processing of data is for internal purposes only.

Data Policy


Will I receive a donation receipt? How many seedlings have already been distributed? You can find answers to your questions in our FAQ.