logo_2009/ was a German web search engine, developed by Nikolaus von Hesler and Hans Raffauf. The search engine started in 2007 and was offered in German and English. did not offer its own search engine, but used Yahoo as search technology. donated part of the revenue from advertising to the "Schools for Africa" project of UNICEF. In 2008, there were about 4000 page views per day. In 2010, was taken over by Viva Humanidad. The search engine was discontinued in 2011.

In addition to a web search, offers a picture, map, Wikipedia, dictionary, YouTube and book search. Whether these were only links to corresponding offers or whether there was an own search and result page is no longer comprehensible today.

Language English, German

Launched September 2007
Closed November 2011

Developer Hesler, Nikolaus von und Hans Raffauf

Country of Origin Germany

2007 - 2010
2010 - 2011 Viva Humanidad

Topic Universal

Region No Limitation

Technical functionalities
Search Interface / Search API
Charity or Green Search often called GOOD Search
Search Portal

Used SeEn Yahoo

Older Version Internet Archive / WebCite


Critical points

Features & Functionality

RESET: »Every search query and every Amazon book purchase supports the development of schools in Ethiopia.« Source


References & further Publications

Wikipedia (EN): n.a.
Wikipedia (Others): n.a.

Other Sources

Fuchs, S. B. (2008). Engagement: Klicken für Afrikas Schulen. ZEIT ONLINE. Retrieved from URL:
Viva Humanidad (2011): Rechenschaftsbericht 2010 URL:
Wie funktioniert URL:

Created: 2015-03-13