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Found in the world’s largest graveyard of ancient ships

Over 70 ancient vessels have been discovered in the sunken port-city of Thonis-Heracleion, Egypt, by the European Institute for Underwater Archaeology (IEASM) of French Archeologist Franck Goddio. That makes it the largest graveyard of ancient ships worldwide.

HILTI FOUNDATION REPORT 18

In 2018 the Hilti Foundation established the course for its future endeavors. The REPORT 18 contains, among others, articles on the following projects: a courageous new forum which deploys innovative approaches to confront developmental work; a music academy which strives to achieve sustainable social change; the successful cooperation which makes it possible for millions of people around the world to have a decent and dignified home.

Browse or read through the stories here.

PARTNERSHIP WITH HABITAT FOR HUMANITY INTERNATIONAL

Since 2012, the Hilti Foundation has partnered with Habitat for Humanity International to help 1’370’296 people around the world to find a safe, decent and affordable place to call home.

Projects

Generous funding, sustainable support

Developing initiatives for under-privileged people which open a perspective for leading a self-determined life, is what we are looking for. Together with our partners, we create sustainability by making our successful projects replicable and, by handing over personal responsibility to the beneficiaries.

Please browse through some of our projects.

Education
Monaragala - a hotbed of talents
Craftsmanship for life thanks to a vocational school
to report
Social Development
Build a house for the future
An educational experience for some, a new start for others
to report
Social Development
Diploma for a better future
Improvements in the healthcare system of an entire region
to report
Science
Fascination underwater archaeology
Franck Goddio in search of sunken history
to report
Science
Medical assistance in extreme situations
Innovative infrastructure for any unforeseen emergency situations
to report
Education
El Sistema Venezuela
Music as an opportunity for life
to report
Social Development
Sinfonía por el Perú
Social change through music
to report
Education
Academia Iberoamericana
Musical education beyond boundaries
to report
Education
Superar
Social integration through music
to report
Social Development
Base builds - constructing with bamboo
A native growing resource leads to a better future
to report
Worldwide projects
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