Deutsche Welle

Germany

Description

Deutsche Welle (DW) is Germany’s international broadcaster founded in 1953. Today around 3,000 employees and freelancers from 60 countries work in DW’s headquarters in Bonn and main studio in Berlin. DW conveys Germany as a nation rooted in European culture and as a liberal, democratic state based on the rule of law. DW is known for its in-depth, reliable news and information and promotes exchange and understanding between the world’s cultures and people. Deutsche Welle also provides access to the German language. DW has developed regional television line-ups in English, German, Spanish and Arabic, with radio and online content available in 30 different languages. DW reaches more than 100 million people weekly worldwide. DW’s television line-up offers news, features and documentaries covering everything from business, science and politics to arts, culture and sports.

Affiliated grantees

Funded projects

Risky Genes: Births Defects through Cousin Marriages in Pakistan

Intermarriages are still common tradition in rural Pakistan. According to a latest UK study, high levels of cousin marriages within Pakistani communities doubled the risk of birth defects.

The Impact Of Rising NCDs On Elderly And Dementia Care In India

The story explores the consequences of the rise of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), notably dementia, in India. The country massively lacks affordable health-care facilities for those patients.

Health In Times Of War

​In one of the most isolated places in Africa, the Nuba people have survived three decades of war. Using a multimedia approach the project will explore this conflict through the lens of a medical outpost.