Transparency is important to us. That is why we have joined the Transparent Civil Society Initiative (ITZ). We aim to make the following ten pieces of information available to the public and keep them up to date.

1. Name, registered office, address and year of foundation 



Headquarters of the association:


Founding year:

Club register:

Contact person:

Surya Kiran - a ray of sunshine for children e.V.


Arnika Strasse 39/1, 73733 Esslingen


VR 722001 - District Court of Stuttgart

Gaby Krüger, Arnikastr. 39/1, 73733 Esslingen, email:, phone: 0711 93323835

2. Complete charter and information about the objectives of our organization


Our vision, our mission, our values, our goals and their implementation are defined in our children's hostel concept and the statutes of the association.

3. Information on tax benefits


Our work is due to the promotion of public and vocational education, including student assistance, in accordance with the last notice of exemption we received from the Esslingen tax office (tax number 59338/17460), dated August 14th, 2020 (assessment period 2017 to 2019) in accordance with Section 5 Paragraph 1 No. 9 of the Corporate Income Tax Act exempt from corporate income tax and according to Section 3 No. 6 of the Trade Tax Act from trade tax.

4. Name and function of the key decision-makers


First Chair:



Gaby Krüger

Karin Schmid-Arnoldt

Detlef Krüger


5. Activity Report


to the annual report 2022

6. Personnel structure

Board Members:

Advisory Boards:

cash auditor:

3 persons

3 persons

2 persons

All participants listed here work on a voluntary basis. The work for the association is carried out all year round and requires approx. 400 hours per board, approx. 50 hours per advisory board, approx. 10 hours per cash auditor and year.

7. Source of funds


to the annual report 2022 (page 12 ff.) 

8. Use of Funds


to the annual report 2022 (page 14 ff.)

9. Corporate Affiliates with Third Parties


There is no corporate affiliation with third parties.

10. Names of individuals whose annual donations exceed 10% of the total annual budget


to the annual report 2022 (page 13)

STELP e.V., Stuttgart (25.000 €)

One World Oberkirch e.V., Oberkirch (8.800 €)