Over half of Malian children do not complete their primary education. Girls in particular often stop going to school after a few years. By offering bridging arrangements for basic schooling and vocational training, HELVETAS gives ...Continue
Community bakeries conserve scarce ground vegetation
The deforestation of hillsides in central Afghanistan is destroying the very basis of local livelihoods. Large quantities of wood are required if every family bakes its own bread. The community bakeries introduced by Helvetas Swiss ...
Madagascar’s socio-economical situation has been deteriorating gradually over the last decades. Facilitating sustainable and equitable local economic development needs sound local governance and involvement of the private sector to ...Continue
In Western Mali, HELVETAS promotes democratic local governance by working on the prevention and management of conflicts, which arise from access to, and control over, agricultural-woodland-pastoral spaces.Continue
Kosovo is a very young republic where citizens still lack full confidence in their authorities. HELVETAS supports 9 municipalities to strengthen their management capacities while promoting equal opportunities for both Albanian and ...Continue
In Albania, HELVETAS introduces democratic processes in eight municipalities and strengthens their management skills to build democratic and effective institutions. It also finances small infrastructure projects like street lightening ...Continue
In Northern Mozambique, where poor communities have very little access to public services, such as water and sanitation, health and education, HELVETAS empowers communities for increased political participation and facilitates public ...Continue