Project list

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 ...

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 ...

Improving livelihood strategies in Pakistan

The Livelihood Programme supports rural households in improving their livelihood strategies based on their potentials. Furthermore it aims to reduce their vulnerabilities caused by various factors such as natural disasters.