Through the exchange of personnel and the support for projects, DM is committed to agroecology, education and theology with the Protestant Churches in Switzerland and in the world.
DM supports its partners:
- To the transition of food systems towards sustainability through the promotion and implementation of agroecological agriculture
- quality education and the integral development of each child
- To help their Churches to take responsibility in the face of current global challenges and its efforts to develop quality theological formation open to dialogue
The exchange of personnel is a privileged means of action for the achievement of these objectives.
Focusing on the following sustainable development goals (SDGs)
How we work
INTEGRAL MISSION - DM embodies the Church's ethical values of justice and fairness in its actions
UNIVERSAL CHURCH - DM participates in the open, pluralistic and supportive ecumenical movement
SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT - DM takes into account all dimensions of human existence in its responses to today's major challenges
DIVERSITY AND DIALOGUE - DM promotes exchanges as a source of creativity and social and spiritual development
RECIPROCITY - DM builds partnerships of equals
... and why
DM is committed to a world where peace, justice and respect for the land prevail. We believe in a humanity with a united destiny and in exchanges, sharing, collaborations and enrichments beyond geographical and cultural barriers.
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In addition to the technical and financial support of DM, the action of the personnel sent is essential in our commitment to our partners. With professional experience or not, alone, with family or in a group, you can commit yourself according to different methods and various durations for:
- Sharing your skills
- Acquiring work experience
- Living an intercultural exchange
It is possible to get engaged with DM's partners in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, the Indian Ocean and Switzerland, within the framework of civil service, a professional internship, a first experience or continuing education.
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"Today, despite the fact that we are still only at the beginning of our work, we see the first leaves growing and we are convinced that in the years to come we will see flowers budding and bearing fruit."
Mathilde & Jil ASSAD
Sent to Mexico for a long term
"Of course, there was the initial shock, the cultural differences or the homesickness, but I can still say today that I enjoyed my first stay abroad with DM 10 out of 10 and that I would do it again (like now) without hesitation!"
Sent to Cuba and to Togo for a cultural exchange