Bremen Overseas Research & Development Association (BORDA e.V.) supports people in poverty, including their social structures. The focus is on establishing sustainable basic need in the areas of drinking water, wastewater, waste and energy. In close cooperation with donors such as the Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the Free Hanseaticcity of Bremen, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, UNICEF and others, projects in urban areas in Asia, Africa, and Latin America will be implemented. BORDA runs programs in over five regional offices with over 27 qualified partner organisations. The total volume of already realized projects is approximately nine million Euros.