Transparency is very important to us. That is why we are signatories to the list of "Transparent Civil Society Initiative". We undertake to make the following information available to the public online and to keep it up to date.

According to the last notice of exemption we received from the Marburg-Biedenkopf tax office (tax number 31/250/56899) dated 8 June 2022 (assessment period 2017 to 2019), our work is exempt from corporation tax in accordance with Section 5 (1) No. 9 of the German Corporation Tax Act (Körperschaftsteuergesetz) and from trade tax in accordance with Section 3 No. 6 of the German Trade Tax Act (Gewerbesteuergesetz).

Zinduka e.V. was registered as a non-profit organisation in Marburg an der Lahn, Germany, in 2016. The non-profit status exists according to §§51 Ff. AO. The non-profit organisation has the number 5323 in the register of associations in Marburg and the tax number is: 3125056899.

Name of the organisation: Zinduka e.V.
Seat of the association: Auf dem Willem 5, 35094 Lahntal
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Founding year: 2016

Our goals and statutes

Here is our Articles of Association

Our goal:
Zinduka e.V. campaigns against female genital mutilation ("FGM") in Kenya. All our programmes contribute to the abolition of FGM. We follow the UN (United Nations) agenda and are therefore determined that FGM can be ended by 2030.

Through various educational programmes, we aim to achieve a sustainable improvement in the living environment of all people, with a focus on girls and women.

We pursue a holistic approach, some of our topics and training areas are

  • Unbiased and non-coercive FGM education
  • Training on the legal situation of FGM, children, women and human rights in Kenya
  • Training on sexual and reproductive health and rights in cooperation with THE RAIN WORKERS 
  • Positive parenting training for parents
  • Importance of education
  • Career paths and opportunities
  • Interaction between people and nature with a focus on a sustainable and conscious lifestyle
  • and many more... 

For further specific projects, please see "Use of funds".

Zinduka's decision-makers and personnel structure
Please see our team
Please here click. 

Activity reports
Here you will find our activity reports for the last three years:

Source of funds
Here you can find our sources of funds from the last three years:

Here you can download the Annual report 2022 download (page 13). Our donations come mainly from private organisations and individuals.

In 2022, there was no donation from an individual that accounted for more than 10 % of the total annual budget.

We check very closely on site how the funds are used. We know the prices and pay attention to every euro.

Utilisation of funds
You can find all our projects here.

Our partners
We carefully select our partner organisations according to our own criteria and implement joint projects. We believe in the power of partnerships (SDG 17) to create maximum and sustainable solutions by combining forces and diverse expertise.

Our current partners are:
The Rain Workers | Tukutane e.V. | Men End FGM | Nala e.V. | Amina | Humans and Animals Foundation | I-Rep Foundation | Zinduka Kenya | Tatort e.V. 

We also co-operate with:
Anti FGM Board Kenya | Migori County Government | The European Union in KenyaFGM DE round table 

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