Haltern am See, 17th February 2019. In the year 2018 the Elena Bless Foundation spent a total of € 14895.50 (in the previous year € 14107.10) for the promotion of work placements abroad for pupils as well as for student exchange projects. Thereby € 10908 (in the previous year € 11047) fell upon work placements abroad. 29 pupils (in the previous year 24) completed a professional practical training abroad with scholarships of the Elena Bless Foundation.