NETZ Annual Report

Annual Report 2019 – Reporting Year 2018

In our annual report, we present the work of NETZ in Bangladesh, India and Germany and disclose our financial and organizational structure. The German Central Institute for Social Issues (DZI) has awarded us the DZI Seal-of-Approval for the 18th time in a row in 2019 and confirms that we provide objective, true and comprehensive information about our work.


Our financial structure

NETZ's total revenue in 2018 amounted to 3.479 million euros. NETZ financed its work mainly from donations and membership fees (510,911 euros), state subsidies (2,430,865 euros), and grants from church (226,830 euros) and private (298.375 euros) institutions.

NETZ supported the planning and implementation of development and human rights projects in Bangladesh and India with 2.708 million euros in 2018. 109,847 euros were invested in the political dialogue to strengthen Bangladeshi civil society. Expenditure on events and publications on global learning and international understanding in Germany and Europe amounted to 165.052 euros.

Our fields of work

NETZ is a development NGO working together with partners in Bangladesh and India to support self-determination for food, education and human rights. In Germany, our education and public relations work and political dialogue contributes to a more nuanced understanding of development cooperation, global challenges and the strengthening of Bangladeshi civil society.

"NETZ promotes disaster coping capacities and provides sustainable support to the people in floodprone areas."

The German Central Institute for Social Issues (“Deutsches Zentralinstitut für soziale Fragen”, DZI) reawarded its Seal of Approval to NETZ which testifies the responsible use of donations received.