NORMA Group, manufacturers of engineered joining technology including couplings, is helping to provide German courses for refugees at its headquarter city of Maintal. The company is also offering four-week career orientation internships for young migrants.
The first German course has already started at the Catholic parish in Maintal-Dörnigheim. Up to 25 pupils are being taught German in 45-minute courses held five days a week. The Working Group Asylum Maintal organized these courses that are supported by the Migrant Academy MYPEGASUS GmbH in Frankfurt. The German language course will run through January 2017. NORMA Group is covering the cost of the classes.
According to NORMA Group CEO, Werner Deggim: “As an international company with employees from over 40 nations, we view cultural diversity as a core value. Through our social commitment, we want to support the city of Maintal and promote interaction of its citizens. German courses and internships for refugees in our community will contribute to this.”