WE HELP REFUGEES
The African People's Convention helps refugees wth information that will help them easilly integrate in Germany, accompany them to offices, helps to translate, intepret and also provide material assistance like fairly used clothes. You can also help by contributing to APC. Please call 017629276659
Federal Project: Integration of migrants in the German labour market-APC is a key player
The African Peoples’ Convention (APC ) e.V. is taking part in the pilot project by MOZAIK GmbH (www.mozaik.de), the VHS and Kassel city municipality whose main objective is to educate migrant community leaders on all issues concerning the present and future prospects in the German employment market with the sole purpose to ease migrants integration in the labour market. APC is the only African organization taking part in this prestigious project. The organization is represented by its president, Mr. Stephen Ekokobe Awung and Mr. Momodu Balogun, a devoted member and former president. APC uses this opportunity to call upon Africans who have questions on job acquisition in Germany to contact the organistion. APC, in collaboration with German labour experts might be able to help. This is a nation wide project financed by the federal government. Contact
Fachtagung in Bonn-Online Publication
Im Gedenken an Nelson Mandela in APC-Kassel
APC takes part in the celebration of kassel`s 1100 birthday-15.09.2013
APC will take part in the celebration of Kassel`s 1100 birthday. APC`s motto on this ocassion is "Zusammen sind wir Stark",literally meaning "United we stand". APC believes that Africans in Germany can only succeed collectively when they work to together rather than in fractions. APC supports regional African organisations and call upon them to cooperate with APC as an umbrela organisation of Africans to help improve the lives of Africans by encouraging integration not only in the labour market but in politics and social lives. We are working with the German authorities and other organisations to achieve these goals. This ocassion in Kassel will take place on Sunday the 15th of September 2013. APC will have a stage performance, a food stand where African disches will be sold to the general pubic and will also take part in the match pass ( Festzug). APC calls on all Africans in and around Kassel to join the organisation in this event to portray the rich culture and frienship of African people. Please call us if you wish to join us on this ocassion.You are all welcome, even non Africans can still join us,APC is open to the whole world.
Hilfe für Notleidende Kinder
Hauptanliegen der Vereinstätigkeit von African People Convention (APC) e.V. mit sitzt in Kassel ist die Förderung von Bildung und Gesundheit in notleidenden Gebieten in Afrika. Durch unsere Projekte möchten wir Kindern und Jugendlichen nachhaltig Perspektiven auf ein selbstbestimmtes und unabhängiges Leben bieten. Deshalb unterstützen wir durch die Akquise und Vermittlung von finanziellen Mitteln und Sachspenden den Neubau, die Ausstattung und den Betrieb von Schulen, Waisenhäusern sowie Gesundheitszentren. Weiter lesen!
Erzählcafe is a project organized by Arbeit and bidlung, Marburg and supported by APC Kassel. The coordinator Herr Steffen Rink did a nice job with his co-workers. It is to create awareness on the relationship between the foreigners who came to Germany seeking for jobs and the employment office / employers in Germany. This has been one of the activities of APC to help foreigners integrate in the labour market. It took place at Kunst Werkstatt Am Weinberg, Heckerstraße 30b, 34121 Kassel on the 3rd of Dec. 2013. Two out of the three speakers were volunteers from APC Kassel ( Mr Agoro Solomon and Mr Balogun Momodu ). Among the audience were representatives of Arbeitsamt (employment office) Kassel, members of Arbeit und bildung Marburg, members of APC Kassel, members of Turkish organization and individuals from general public.
There were cordial discussions on different experiences
of different individuals with different visa status in Germany. In
general, foreigners have difficulties in securing jobs in Germany both
directly with Arbeitsamt and employers alike.
Migration stories with African People`s Convention
The president of the African People`s Convention, Mr. Awung and his predecessor Mr. Momodu were invited by the Schlachthof cultural center in Kassel to educate youths from nine European countries about migration and integration. Read more !
Remittance of migrant workers to their families is a normal phenomenon globally but this survey will attempt to assess the role of African migrants in the socio-economic development of Africa and their families back home. Emphasis will be laid on the goals of remittance and how the senders assess its effectiveness. The result of the survey will be presented using power point in APC, publish online and also distributed to other African organizations and diplomatic units in Germany. Read more!
APC meets the Police in Kassel
of the meeting between APC and the police representative in Kassel
meeting between APC and the police took place on Monday the 10th
of December 2012 from 11 to 12 pm in APC office, Holländische Strasse
101, 34127 Kassel. APC was represented by the President and vice
president, Mr. Awung and Mrs. Westphal respectively. The police was
represented by Commissioner. Özcan Yilmaz, the migration officer of the
police in Kassel. He was the initiator of the meeting whose aim amongst
others were for facts finding and future cooperation.
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