Below is a list of our recent projects and investments:

UG Name Launch Description Sectors
Active Investment/ Incubation
Theatre 2011 Seniors in retirement meet at least weekly to rehearse and tour on mobile stage. Since inception 30+ plays performed for 1,000+ children Education, health, community development
Completed/ Exited
Safari 2013 Excursions to Washington Zoo for education purposes Environment, education, health
Story of Your Life 2013 7-9 graders interview senior citizens and with guidance of professional editor compile short stories/ biographies Education, health
Grandmalicious 2012 Seniors teach juniors in cooking classes how to pick the right ingredients and prepare nutritious meals Nutrition, health, community development
Silver Gamer 2012 Juniors visit nursing homes to perform video games with seniors that require some physical activity Technology, health
Journey II 2010 Successful launch of Journey I in Gera inspired another team in Southern Bavaria to run a similar initiative Health, environment, community development
Reading II 2010 Successful launch of Reading I at Chiemsee triggered another organization to launch a similar initiative in Dusseldorf Education, health, community development
Summer Cup II 2010 Successful execution of Summer Cup I inspired another launch Health, community development
Journey I 2010 Nursing home residents tour over several days to explore nature, and with organized help of school classes, do activities (e.g. kayaking) that they wouldn’t think possible Health, environment, community development
Reading I 2010 Successful launch of Reading I at Chiemsee triggered another organization to launch a similar initiative in Dusseldorf Education, health, community development
Summer Cup I 2009 Flagship sports initiative where seniors and juniors team up in intergenerational teams and perform various tasks. Team with most points wins the Summer Cup Health, community development
Young Angels 2009 5-6 graders visit nursing homes to play with residents or perform e.g. ballets, singing Community development
Silver Surfer 2009 Students use computer facilities at universities in off-peak hours and invite/ train senior citizens how to use a computer, and e.g. find information on the internet Technology, education
Career Coach 2008 Retired citizens who had successful careers get paired with students and over several weeks help them identify their career goals, find employment opportunities, practice interviews, provide financial support for job search related expenses Education, microfinance