Start Hope@Home - new perspectives for reintegration

  • What we offer

    StartHope@Home and its teams support refugees to establish a business in their country of origin. Participants will receive individual coachings accompanied by a social worker, in order to strengthen their enterpreneurial skills and to develop future paths.

  • Participation

    To take part in our program is free of charge. The program is aimed towards refugess who are considering to return to their country of origin. We are able to take in participants from the following countries: Afghanistan, Albania, Egypt, Gambia, Ghana, Iraq, Kosovo, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Senegal, Serbia and Tunisia

  • Where to find us

    Our teams are working in the following regions: Berlin, Hamburg, Leipzig, Cologne,Rhine-Main-Region, Stuttgart and Munich. On agreement, we are able to hold coachings outside the Social Impact Labs. To get in touch with one of our teams, see below. 

Content of the programme

  •  Start Hope @Home offers

    • a qualification to prepare for selfemployment and return to the job sector
    • acquisition of skills in different fields such as marketing, distribution, finance and presentation
    • an individual learning process
    • prospects of further training at home
    • participation without any special requirements
    • cooperation with return-counselors, experts in the field of enterpreneurship and social workers
    • workshops and coachings will take place around 6-8 weeks, however, individual shorter/longer sessions are also possible


Regional Contact Partners

Please contact us - via mail or call or just visit our office!


  • Berlin & Potsdam
    Muskauer Straße 24
    10997 Berlin
    Open Hours:
    Tuesday, 14:00 - 16:00
    Herr Mohamed Dahy Ahmed
    Tel:  0176/ 1611 3604
    Mail: ahmed(at)

  • Stuttgart
    Teckstr. 62
    70190 Stuttgart
    Daily, 9:00 - 17:00
    Herr Claudio Rathlef
    Tel: 0711/ 400 538 60
    Mail: rathlef(at) 

  • Cologne
    Forum Food&Nachhaltigkeit
    Oskar-Jäger-Straße 160
    50825 Köln-Ehrenfeld
    Frau Katharina Köll
    Tel: 0176/ 1611 3607
    Mail: koell(at)

  • Leipzig
    Weißenfelser Str. 65 H 
    04229 Leipzig
    Open Hours:
    Wednesday, 10:00 - 13:00
    Herr Marcus Bittner
    Tel: 0341/ 495 666 60
    Mail: bittner(at)

  • Rhein-Main-Region
    Falkstraße 5
    60487 Frankfurt
    Open Hours:
    Thursday, 15:00 - 17:00
    Frau Dorcas Spitzhorn
    Tel: 069/ 795 393 660
    Mail: spitzhorn(at)

  • Hamburg
    Pastorenstr. 16-18
    20459 Hamburg
    Monday - Thursday:
    10.00 - 15.30
    Frau Anna-Sahar Syawash
    Tel: 040/ 307 086 83
    Mail: syawash(at)

Participants reports