Fastenaktion's vision is a world without hunger. A world in which the right to food is realized and a life in dignity is ensured for all people on this earth.

Fastenaktion is a Swiss organization, active in international cooperation, working for solidarity and justice worldwide. Fastenaktion strengthens people and communities. Fastenaktion identifies the causes of poverty and tackles them. Fastenaktion focuses on change in lifestyles, economics, and politics in all its areas, with the goal of access for all people to secure livelihoods.

Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)

No Poverty
Zero Hunger
Gender Equality
Reduced Inequalities
Responsible Consumption and Production
Climate Action
Life on Land
Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
Partnerships to achieve the Goals

How we work

We do this with:
Long-term strategy
Developed together
Partnerships according to defined criteria
"Light" support structures
Targeted budget allocation

... and why

Together we are stronger.
Fastenaktion works with local partner organizations, village groups, church and non-church groups in each country.

Career opportunities

Seeking candidates mainly in

Diversity Management
Umwelt und Katastrophenmanagement
Menschenrechte, Recht und Governance
Informations- und Kommunikationstechnologie
Medien und Kommunikation
Monitoring und Evaluation
Politische Angelegenheiten und Friedenssicherung
Soziale Entwicklung

People empower people. Join us!
Daring change - promoting global justice.
We advocate for disadvantaged people - for a fairer world and the overcoming of hunger and poverty.
We promote social, cultural, economic and also individual changes towards a sustainable way of life. To this end, we work with partner organizations in 14 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and with organizations in Switzerland.

Opportunities offered

Internships for students no
Traineeships/Talent programs for graduates no
Positions/programs for young professionals no
Staff positions for professionals no
Senior or management positions yes
Consultancy opportunities no
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Type of organisation


Field(s) of activity



Luzern, Switzerland

Region(s) of operation

Lateinamerika und Karibik
Südostasien und Pazifik

Number of employees

In Switzerland:
Zwischen 50 und 200

Outside Switzerland:

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