Generationsbrücke Deutschland

Horst Krumbach
Ashoka Fellow (2013).

Through regular meetings between children and residents of homes for the elderly, the programme creates a solid basis for intergenerational understanding, empathy and mutual support.

Impact indicators
  • It has already worked with more than 1,400 participants.
  • 96% of the elderly people said that the programme had significantly improved their quality of life, while 87% were convinced of the need to extend the intervention to other institutions.
  • 80% of the families of residents expressed favourable opinions on the impact, and 88% of parents of children reported positive effects in their lives.