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Raul Krauthausen - activist


Raul Krauthausen born in Peru with a zest for action, Raúl Krauthausen grew up in Berlin. He studied Design Thinking, created a campaign for the Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel Prize) and hosted a call-in radio show for people in crisis situations. In reaction to this experience, the idea to create the SOZIALHELDEN with a group of friends was born. The organisation, which is a social enterprise consisting of a group of extraordinary changemakers and creative activists, has reaped many prizes for its highly successful projects. Examples of the SOZIALHELDEN’s sustainable and innovative projects are „Pfandtastisch helfen!“, which enables supermarket customers to donate bottle return receipts to social projects. At the moment Raúl and his team is focussing on the development of and its community, as well as on the expansion of This online platform and workshop series for journalists strives to bring about a more balanced and non-discriminatory portrayal of people with disabilities in the media. In April 2013 Raúl was awarded the Cross of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany by the German President.


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