Malteser International is the worldwide relief agency of the Sovereign Order of Malta for humanitarian aid. With more than 100 projects in 25 African, Asian and American countries we are involved in emergency and disaster relief and reconstruction projects and to promote sustainable development. For almost 60 years we have poverty, disease, conflict and disaster affected people - regardless of their religion, ethnicity or political persuasion - in order to enable them to live in health and dignity. Christian values and the humanitarian principles form the basis of our work.
Malteser International is a non-governmental organization with regional offices in Europe and America. Headquarters of the General Secretariat and the European Regional Association is Cologne (Germany). The Regional Association of America is located in Miami (USA). The international network of the Order of Malta makes an important contribution in order to quickly and efficiently provide targeted assistance to people in need. At present, 25 associations and priories of the Order of Malta are members of Malteser International. cooperation and participation are important pillars of our work: Through a close collaboration with local communities, national and international partners and our donors, we ensure sustainability and effectiveness.Transparency, accountability and compliance with international standards of humanitarian aid form the basis of the quality of our programs. Malteser International - For a life of health and dignity