Constitution of Favour Förderverein e.V.
§ 1 (Name and Registered Office)
The association carries the name "Favour Förderverein e.V."
Registered with the Stuttgart District Court- VR 723931
The registered office of the association is in Bad Friedrichshall.
§ 2 (Financial year)
The financial year matches the calendar year.
§ 3 (Purpose of the association)
The association pursues exclusively and directly non-profit-making charitable purposes in the sense of the section "Tax-privileged purposes" of the tax code.
The purpose of the association is to support people in need of help in Kenya. We help with house building, produce drinking water supplies, promote self-sufficiency through agricultural projects, help with the development of our own trade, take care of direct medical care, operations, educational projects, sponsoring, accompanied travel, introduction to aid projects.
The purpose of the association is achieved in particular by enabling the school attendance of children in need of help in Kenya. For example, the foundation helps with necessary school fees, school uniform, school needs, etc.
For members, it is also possible to take over the sponsorship for a child and support it accordingly.
We help with house building, provide drinking water, promote self-sufficiency through agricultural projects, take care of direct medical care, educational projects and introduction to aid projects.
The purpose of the articles of association is realized in particular by measures directly on site. In the case of longer-term projects, we also cooperate with local aid organisations.
§ 4 (Selfless Activity)
The association is selflessly active; it does not primarily pursue its own economic purposes.
§ 5 (Use of funds)
The funds of the association may only be used for the statutory purposes. The members do not receive any contributions from the Association's funds.
§ 6 (Prohibition of benefits)
No person may be favoured by expenses that are not in keeping with the purpose of the corporation or by disproportionately high remunerations.
§ 7 (Acquisition of membership)
Association members can be natural persons. The application for admission must be submitted in an appropriate form. The board decides on the application for admission.
The applicant is entitled to appeal against the refusal, which does not require any justification, to the General Assembly of Members, which then makes a final decision.
§ 8 (Termination of membership)
Membership ends by resignation, expulsion, death. Withdrawal is effected by a written declaration to an authorized member of the board. The written notice of resignation must be given to the Executive Board with one month's notice at the end of each financial year. An exclusion can only take place for important reasons. Important reasons are in particular a conduct that damages the association's goals, the violation of statutory obligations or arrears of contributions of at least one year. The board decides on the exclusion. The member is entitled to appeal against the expulsion to the General Assembly of Members, which is to be addressed to the Board of Directors in writing within one month.
The General Assembly of Members makes a final decision within the framework of the Association. The member reserves the right to review the measure by taking it to the ordinary courts. Referral to a court of law shall have suspensory effect until the judicial decision has become final.
§ 9 (Contributions)
Contributions are collected from members. The amount of the contributions and their maturity determines the general meeting.
Anyone can transfer donations to the association that must be used for the purposes of the association. Contributions and donation payments are received through the association account. Donation payments can also be made in cash.
§ 10 (Organs of the Association)
Organs of the association are the general meeting and the executive committee.
§ 11 (General meeting)
The general meeting is the highest organ of the association. Their duties include in particular the election and removal of the executive board, discharge of the executive board, acceptance of the reports of the executive board, election of the cash auditors, determination of fees and their due date, resolution on the amendment of the statutes, resolution on the dissolution of the association, decision on admission and expulsion of members in the case of appeals as well as other tasks, insofar as these result from the statutes or according to the law.
An ordinary general meeting of members is held once a year.
The executive committee is obliged to convene an extraordinary general meeting if at least one third of the members demand this in writing, stating reasons.
The General Assembly shall be convened by the Board of Management in writing, quoting the agenda, subject to a period of one month. The deadline begins with the day following the sending of the invitation letter. The invitation letter is considered to have been sent to the members if it was addressed to the last address announced to the association. The invitation can also be made by e-mail if an e-mail address is known to the member.
The agenda must be supplemented if a member requests this in writing no later than one week before the scheduled date. The supplement must be announced at the beginning of the meeting.
Requests for the deselection of the Board of Management, on the amendment of the Articles of Association and on the dissolution of the association, which have not already been sent to the members with the invitation to the general meeting, can only be decided at the next general meeting.
The General Assembly is not responsible for the number of arrivals.
§ 11a (Remuneration for association activities)
1. The managing board is authorized to commission activities for the association against payment of an appropriate remuneration or expense allowance. The budget situation of the association is decisive.
2. In addition, the members and employees of the association have a claim for reimbursement of expenses according to § 670 BGB (German Civil Code) for such expenses that they have incurred as a result of their work for the association, including in particular travel expenses, travel expenses, telephone, postage, office rent, consumables, etc.
§ 12 (Board of directors)
The Executive Board within the meaning of § 26 of the Civil Code consists of the 1st and 2nd Chairman and the Cashier/. They represent the association in court and out of court. Two members of the Board of Management represent together.
The Board of Directors is elected by the General Assembly. Board members can only become members of the association. Re-election is permitted.
The Board of Directors will remain in office until a new Board is elected. When the membership of the association is terminated, the office as a board will also end.
§ 13 (Cash audit)
The general meeting elects an auditor for a period of one year. This person may not be a member of the Executive Board. Re-election is permitted.
§ 14 (Dissolution of the Association)
In the event of dissolution of the association or the elimination of tax-advantaged purposes, the assets of the association shall be transferred to a public corporation or a tax-advantaged corporation for use in the promotion of charitable purposes.