Henkel donation


The Henkel company is represented worldwide through its leading brands and technologies and operates in three business areas: detergents, cosmetics & hygiene, adhesives technologies.

Founded in 1876, Henkel occupies a prominent position in the world, both in consumer and industrial sectors producing such brands as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite.

Its headquarters are located in Duesseldorf, Germany. The number of its employees reaches 48,000 in different countries and Henkel is considered to be one of the main multinational companies working in the global market.

In April 2013, Henkel Ukraine donated over 500 kg of the company's brand products. The donation is set to be distributed by UNHCR and Implementing Partners to the persons of concern in Kyiv, Kharkiv, Odesa and Zakarpattya. 

This is the fourth donation of Henkel Ukraine meant to meet the needs of the vulnerable asylum seekers.

Cooperation between Henkel Ukraine and UNHCR was established in 2011. In October 2011, Henkel Ukraine company donated 1,100 kg of washing powder and detergents to UNHCR Regional Representation in Kyiv to be distributed among refugees and asylum-seekers. The donation's total value was up to 10,000 UAH (see press-release).

Since the time of their first donation, Henkel have been regularly donating detergents amounting to the total of 3,000 kg worth over 3,000 USD.

The most recent donation will also be shared with Temporary Accommodation Centers for refugees where the funding from the state budget does not allow buying sufficient quantities of hygiene items and washing materials.