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School lessons for refugees: Audi helps pursuit seekers


• Lessons for immature adults in team-work with a city of Ingolstadt 
• Audi CEO Rupert Stadler: “Helping to confederate refugees into society” 
• Numerous additional support projects during a prolongation locations

Audi and a city of Ingolstadt are assisting refugees to obtain German propagandize preparation and to validate for vocational training. About 20 migrants aged 18 to 25 will be means to attend propagandize for a sum of 24 weeks starting in Jan 2016. Additional classes are already being designed for a entrance propagandize years. The car manufacturer is providing financial support for these lessons from a evident assist account for refugees. Since September, Audi employees during several of a company’s sites have instituted countless support projects.

“Audi is assisting to confederate refugees into a labor marketplace and so into society,” settled Rupert Stadler, Chairman of a Board of Management of AUDI AG. “We see this as an investment in a destiny of a association – and a country.” The propagandize devise in Ingolstadt aims privately during where there is a biggest need for non-state support; since a 18‑25-year‑old participants will substantially be authorised to stay in Germany, though there is a miss of places in suitable schools. This creates it really formidable for a migrants to obtain a compulsory preparation by a unchanging propagandize system. That is because Audi is personification a vital purpose in financing a 24‑week training for a immature refugees. As good as a normal lessons in an occupational college, a calendar focuses on German lessons and amicable work for a immature people, some of whom are traumatized. Lessons will be hold 5 days a week and 8 hours a day.

The association is auxiliary closely with a city of Ingolstadt, that has altogether shortcoming for a project. Students are comparison by a Adult Education College and a Department for Social Welfare; a lessons are hold during Vocational Training College we in Ingolstadt. “The devise shows that together with a city, Audi is presumption shortcoming for those issues that are of regard to a people here,” settled Mayor Dr. Christian Lösel. “Acquiring denunciation skills and an preparation are dual vital elements of successful integration.”

Audi is ancillary a city of Ingolstadt in this devise with financing from a immediate‑aid account that a association done accessible for interloper projects in September. At that time, a association authorized a sum volume of one million euros for a prolongation locations. Audi employees can request for financing from this account for projects that they afterwards exercise together with free organizations.

In a segment around Ingolstadt for example, employees are ancillary countless denunciation courses, also with “tun.starthilfe für flüchtlinge” in Eichstätt. Together with “Offene Türen e.V.” in Schrobenhausen, they devise to furnish a museum play with immature migrants. Employees in Neckarsulm are assisting to make donated bicycles roadworthy in team-work with a city of Bad Rappenau. And they are concerned in a formation of unparalleled underage refugees for a Caritas gift in Heilbronn. Audi employees are also providing assistance during a company’s site in Győr, Hungary: The internal Red Cross there has perceived from a association an additional ambulance car including equipment, and a interloper stay in Vámosszabadi is being done fit for a winter with a assist of Audi donations.