Project list

Riverbed Farming for the landless in Nepal

The number of landless and land-poor people in Nepal is high and increasing. The main objective of this project is to raise the income of these households. They are supported to engage in horticulture cultivation on the common lands ...
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How latrines became a status symbol in Nepal

The inhabitants of Ghanteshwor in western Nepal are proud of their village, for it has as many toilets as houses. For the villagers this means they can live in dignity and good health; for the latrine-builders, it means a secure ...
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Saving water through drip irrigation in Kyrgizstan

It isn’t just a drop in the ocean. In Kyrgyzstan, HELVETAS has been broadening people’s knowledge about agriculture and helping farmers to introduce water-saving irrigation techniques, increasing productivity and farmers’ income at ...
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Using sunlight to purify water in Vietnam

Many infants in Vietnam die of diarrhoeal diseases, while older children and adults also suffer from them. The main cause is contaminated drinking water. And yet there is a very simple method for ridding water of germs – and it uses ...
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Civil Society support in Laos

The Laos Civil Society Support project aims to support and strengthen civil society at national and regional level through partnerships and capacity development as well as strengthening networks and alliances around specific topics.
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