The People behind «Children Help Network»

Frère Othmar Würth (†)

Frère Othmar Würth, 1934, (Brothers of the Christian Schools, also known as the De La Salle Brothers, or in French, Frères des Écoles Chrétiennes - FEC) is the founder and former director of the «Centre Intiganda», a centre for street children in Rwanda. He lived and worked in Butare, Rwanda, from February 1987 until the end of 1999.

andreas Huber

Andreas Huber (1960) managed various development projects in Kenya for 21 years on behalf of the Missionaries of Immensee. – Andreas is a consultant for church media and vice president of the association. He worked for many years as a youth worker and member of a school board.

Andreas Grünholz

Andreas Grünholz (1960) worked in development aid in Kenya for three years as an instructor in the field of skilled manual training. He was a member of the board of management of Interteam Luzern. – Andreas Grünholz is president of our association and responsible for our project with street children in Rwanda.


Josef Bachmann (1958) is in charge of our accounting. He gained experience in several larger companies as a controller, as a financial manager of crèches and various associations. – Josef is a member of the finance committee of a catholic parish and auditor of a local gymnastics club.

Meret Conrad

Meret Conrad (1991) experienced a three-year development mission in Rwanda with her parents. Private contacts and research stays give her a direct connection to Rwanda. She is an ethnologist and is also studying social work. – Meret is responsible for the «Social House Kamonyi» project.