German Sparkassenstiftung implements projects across the entire range of banking activities. Its main focus, however, is on six thematic priority areas designed to foster financial inclusion.
Training and human resources development are integral components to all German Sparkassenstiftung's projects. In Central Asia, we have successfully introduced dual vocational training for bank specialists.
The most important desires in life are intangible, others involve money. Financial literacy is key to a responsible approach to money and a self-determined life. This is one of the main points of our current project in Central Asia.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are the bedrock of economic growth. They create most jobs. German Sparkassenstiftung supports financial institutions in improving their range of products and advisory services to meet the needs of MSMEs. This is also the case in our current project in Central Asia, which focuses on rural areas.
"Fair, caring, close by" - German Sparkassen combine their business success with a high level of social responsibility. German Sparkassenstiftung supports its partners worldwide in establishing regional financial institutions, associations and academies.
Due to harvest cycles and seasonal fluctuations, farmers have special requirements in terms of financial services. German Sparkassenstiftung supports its partners in developing financial and insurance solutions for the entire value chain.
In the context of Germany's energy transition, Sparkassen have developed innovative solutions for financing investments in renewable energies. German Sparkassenstiftung is glad to share this experience with its partners around the world.
The German Sparkassenstiftung for International Cooperation is the development-policy arm of the Sparkassen-Finanzgruppe. Its task is to disseminate the successful Sparkasse idea across borders and around the globe. The German Sparkassenstiftung strengthens financial institutions and promotes financial literacy for all segments of the population. This broadens access to financial services and helps to create jobs and generate income.