Helvetas is an organization specialized in development cooperation and humanitarian response, anchored in Switzerland with affiliated organizations in Germany and the US.
We are committed to a world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner. Helvetas supports poor and disadvantaged women, men and communities in about thirty developing and transition countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Helvetas is active in the following areas: water, food and climate, education, jobs and private sector development, governance, gender and social equity.
Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)
How we work
Together with its partners Helvetas tackles the global challenges at various levels: with projects on the ground, with expert advice and by advocating for conducive framework conditions benefiting the poor. This triple commitment is empowering people and transforming lives. Helvetas follows a multi-stakeholder approach by linking civil society actors, governments and private sector.
... and why
Our vision is of a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner.
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Our engagement is based on solidarity and partnership. We work towards achieving human rights and upholding the principle of self-determined development. We are committed to social equity and strive for equal opportunities for men and women regardless of age, origin, language, religion, culture or political convictions. Our collaboration with our partners is based on mutual respect for cultural values and principles.
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