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Quality Seal of Donations: Spendengütesiegel

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is a non-profit organization in Austrian law. We are audited annually in order to qualify for Spendengütesiegel , the Austrian Quality Seal of Donations. Please find information on the Spendengütesiegel here in German.

Anti-Corruption & Transparency

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD uses every single Euro efficiently and to the greatest possible effect. In order to ensure transparency, integrity, and prevent corruption we have introduced an internal control system. Our Anti-Corruption Policy includes measures such as: 

  • a code of conduct
  • anti-corruption clauses in our partner contracts
  • awareness-raising and training of our staff in our own and partner organizations
  • a whistle-blowing hotline
  • a biannual anti-corruption report

In addition, LIGHT FOR THE WORLD International and all its members, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom  have their accounts audited by independent external auditors.

LIGHT FOR THE WORLD is a non-profit organization, contributions to which are tax-deductible in Austria. Donations in Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic, The Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom are tax-deductible. To ensure that your online donation is deductible, please make sure to donate via your national website.

Activity report

Impact Report 2021

pdf – 2 MB

Wirkungsbericht 2020

pdf – 3 MB

Erika Tschofönig

Data protection & transparency

+43 1 810 13 00 – 14