How to help

Chance auf Bildung e.V. sends a direct transfer to the Maura Clarke school for scholarships, at the beginning of each school year. The use of funds is strictly monitored and publicised transparently through our annual reports.

There are two ways in which you can support us.

Donate to us. Every cent of your money benefits Nicaraguan school children – no deductions are made at all. Our bank details are:

Name: Förderverein Chance auf Bildung e.V.
Bank: Volksbank Heilbronn eG
Country: Germany
Sort code: 620 90 100
Account number: 255 181 000
IBAN: DE79 6209 0100 0255 1810 00

Become a member. We ask for an annual membership fee of 20 Euros, which goes towards covering our overhead costs. This ensures all donations can go to Nicaragua without deductions. If you would like to become a member, please email us: info(a)

The German government offers tax rebates on money donated to German charities. If you are a German tax payer, we are happy to issue a receipt for your donations at the end of the calendar year which is valid for your tax return. Please contact us should you require this.