Facts and figures about medica mondiale

Portrait of Monika Hauser, founder of medica mondiale, in Cologne. Copyright: Ursula Meissner
  • Founding: 4 April 1993
  • Founder: Monika Hauser
  • Head office: Cologne/Germany
  • Staff in Cologne (2020): 55
    incl. part-time: 31
  • Interns from 1993 to 2020: 116
  • Volunteer workers: uncountable
  • Numerous prizes and awards given to medica mondiale and Monika Hauser, including the Right Livelihood Award 2008 and the State Prize of North Rhine-Westphalia 2012

Which countries is medica mondiale working in 2020?

Afghanistan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burundi, Croatia, DR Congo, Germany, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Kosovo, Liberia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Uganda

Medica Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina: founded 1993, independent since 2003 (www.medicazenica.org)
Medica Tirana
, Albania: founded 1999, independent since 2004, supported by medica mondiale until the end of 2017.
Medica Kosova, Kosovo: founded 1999, independent since 2003, supported by medica mondiale until the end of 2012 (Medica Kosova on facebook)
Medica Gjakova, Kosovo: founded independently in 2011 (www.medicagjakova.org)
Medica Afghanistan – Women Support Organisation: founded 2001, independent since 2010 (www.medicaafghanistan.org)
Medica Liberia: founded 2006 as medica mondiale Liberia, independent since 2014.


Group photo of members of medica mondiale partnerorganisations.

Since our foundation, the project fund has supported more than 340 projects in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Europe.

medica mondiale works with partner organisations in 14 countries on three continents.

For more information, see the overview of the partner organisations of medica mondiale worldwide.

Income from donations, charitable allocation of fines and inheritances 1993 to 2019: 60,6 million euros

Eine kleine grüne Pflanze wird von zwei Händen gehalten.

Income from donations, charitable allocation of fines and inheritances in 2019:
4,6 million euros

In 2012 medica mondiale joined the Initiative "Transparente Zivilgesellschaft" (Initiative for a Transparent Civil Society).

Third-party funding (grants and benefits) in 2019: about 4,8 million euros
Third-party funding (grants and benefits) from 1993 to 2019: about 39,8 million euros

Financing of medica mondiale

How much funding has medica mondiale made available for project work worldwide?

In 2020: 5,6 million euros

From 1993 to 2020: about 76,4 million euros

Supporters of medica mondiale in 2020

More than 14,726 women and men have supported our work through donations in 2020. 322 supporters campaigned for women and girls with solidarity and fundraising actions.

(Data refer to 12/2020)


Related Topics

Annual Report 2020