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The AWO International office in Berlin has 15 employees, 8 of them part-time. The team is responsible for the coordination and implementation of projects in the field of development cooperation and humanitarian aid, carries out development education and public relations work and advises members on the implementation of their own projects abroad.


Ingrid Lebherz

Executive Director
E-mail: ingrid.lebherz@awointernational.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 772
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Eva Beuerlein

Assistant to the Management
E-mail: eva.beuerlein@awointernational.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 771
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Communication and educational work in Germany

Miriam Druba

Public Relations
E-mail: miriam.drubaprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de  
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 364
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Lara Röscheisen

Education and Awareness Programs
E-mail: lara.roescheisenprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 364
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Clara Faust

Association Work, Fair Trade and Fundraising
E-mail: clara.faust@awointernational.de 
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 364   
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571  

Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action

Kerstin Grimm

Head of Development Cooperation
E-mail: kerstin.grimmprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 232
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Marius Zynga

Project Coordinator Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Action: Central America, East Africa
E-mail: marius.zyngaprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 765
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Sabita Neuhaus

Project Manager Development Cooperation: South Asia & East Africa
E-mail: sabita.neuhausprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25294 020
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Celia Krauthausen

Project Manager Development Cooperation: Central- and Mesoamerica & Education and Awareness Programs
E-mail: celia.krauthausenprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 765
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Sylvia Vitense-Weichert

Project Manager Development Cooporation & Humanitarian Action: South East Asia
E-mail. sylvia.vitenseprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 765
Fax. +49 (0)30 25292 571

Felix Neuhaus

Head of Humanitarian Action
E-mail: felix.neuhausprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 232   
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

David Starke

Programme Coordinator Humanitarian Action/Ukraine
E-mail: david.starkeprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25293700
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Alina Kozitska

Project Manager Humanitarian Action: Ukraine
E-mail: alina.kozitskaprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25293 700
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Paola Petruccelli

Project Manager Humanitarian Action: Central America, East Africa and South Asia
E-mail: paola.petruccelliprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 765
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571

Anne Busch

Project Manager Humanitarian Action: Flood Germany, Middle East and South East Asia
E-mail: anne.buschprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de 
Tel: +49 (0)30 25292 364   
Fax: +49 (0)30 25292 571  

AWO International Regional Offices

The regional offices coordinate the programmes and projects of AWO International. They support the local partner organisations and ensure the quality of the work through regular project visits and monitoring.

Regional Office Central America and Mexico


Karin Eder

Director Central America & Mexico 
E-mail: karin.ederprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Phone: +502 2212 9908; +502 2434 6834

In Guatemala City, 8 colleagues coordinate our projects for Central America and Mexico. The focus is on safe migration and inclusive disaster risk reduction.


Regional Office South Asia


Surendra Gautam

Director Regional Office South Asia
E-mail: surendra.gautamprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de
Phone: +977-(0)1-5527058

The nine-member team of the AWO South Asia Regional Office coordinates our projects in Nepal, Bangladesh and India from Kathmandu.


Regional Office South East Asia


Stefan Bebler

Director Regional Office South East Asia
E-mail: stefan.beplerprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.com

Our Southeast Asia Regional Office is located in Manila, Philippines. The eight-member local team coordinates humanitarian and development projects in Indonesia and the Philippines.


Regional Office East Africa


Kathrin Zimmermann

Director Regional Office East Africa 
E-mail: kathrin.zimmermannprotect me ?!awointernationalprotect me ?!.de 

Six colleagues in Kampala coordinate humanitarian aid, disaster preparedness and development cooperation projects in Uganda.



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