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Mozambique

Focused on improving people's living conditions and health conditions

Helvetas ensures people’s living conditions and health conditions through the participation of men and women in local governance processes.
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How Helvetas Supports People in Mozambique

Water is scarce in Mozambique. Learn how local communities in Mozambique build wells and latrines, and improve crop yields.

Publications

Annual reports, thematic publications and a lot more

Multimedia stories 

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An Exemplary Water and Sanitation Committee for Good Water Sources Management

The Natuco Water and Sanitation Committee was selected the best water and sanitation committee of Mecufi District in Cabo Delgado Province of Northern Mozambique.

Benin’s Urban Farmers

Find out how the cultivation of organic vegetables has changed the daily life of many small farmers in Benin for the better.

Daulima is Building her Future

One year after the earthquake in Nepal, Daulima is fighting for a new home.
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Where we work

Helvetas helps people in some thirty different countries to actively improve their living conditions. Find out more about our work in each of these countries.

Our Working Principles and Impact

We strive for a fairer world in which everyone can fulfill their basic needs. We support people in taking charge of improving their livelihoods sustainably.

Politics and Dialog

Sustainable development only works within the right policy framework. Helvetas advocates for dialog with political decision-makers.

Skills Development and Education

Lack of education perpetuates inequality because poor countries cannot compete economically without a skilled workforce.

Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Economic growth does not always benefit the poor and poverty is bad for growth. We need to make a proactive effort to break this vicious cycle.

Gender and Social Equity

Helvetas makes sure that our work actively and meaningfully includes and supports the most disadvantaged groups.
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Water

The most vulnerable communities of the world suffer from dirty water.. Every year, we support up to 500,000 people in getting access to clean drinking water and sanitary facilities.
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Governance and Peace

In many countries where we work, men and women are unable to claim their rights and participate actively in decision-making processes.

About us

Helvetas is an independent Swiss development organization that is building capacity in about thirty countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We bring about real change in the lives of over three million disadvantaged people every year. We implement development projects in the areas of water and sanitation, agriculture and nutrition, education, economic development, democracy and peace, and climate and the environment. Helvetas also provides emergency response after disasters. In Switzerland we promote solidarity in spirit and in action and take part in the ongoing developmental policy dialogue. With a Fairshop of our own, we are also committed to fair trade.

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Such as our efforts to ensure that families have access to clean drinking water, children can go to school and young people receive vocational training.

Helvetas - a partner for true change
Family Chakma experiences true change
Thanks to their tree nursery, a family in Bangladesh has left poverty and deprivation behind. Surjaa Rani Chakma, the eldest daughter, is going to college – something her grandmother and parents would never have dreamed of for themselves.