Multimedia Stories from our Projects

Discover exciting multimedia stories from our projects and immerse yourself in the world of development cooperation.

"Drinking water without fear" - Alima Mussa

The feeling expressed above is shared by several members of the communities that have benefited, for the first time, from water points in the administrative posts of Ancuabe Sede, Meza and i

Charity:water and HELVETAS strengthen programmatic partnership

From May 28th to June 3rd, 2022, Charity:water carried out a programmatic visit to HELVETAS Mozambique, in order to, among other strategic objectives, understand the activities developed and

SANTOLIC: communities vigilant on harmful sanitation practices to achieve LIFECA status

The IDP Wash project (Improved Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Services for IDPs and their host families) in Cabo Delgado province, triggered by HELVETAS Mozambique is positively contributing

Communities sensitized to Good Menstrual Hygiene Management

On May 28th 2022, HELVETAS Mozambique held a Campaign for Social and Behavioral Change for the adoption of Good Management Practices for Menstrual Hygiene, with the objective of combating th

Youth and Training Providers trained in Entrepreneurship and Business Management

At least 100 young people (of which 50 are women) and 20 service providers (artisan) from Nampula and Niassa provinces were trained last April in entrepreneurship and small business manageme

45 years later, Catarina is empowered to speak up on menstruation

Catarina Luis, 45 years old, has been a resident of the community of Noele/Namapa for 31 years. She lives with her husband and has seven children, three boys and four girls.

AMCANE - tackling pests and diseases to ensure food security

The year 2021 was marked by the beginning of the commercial production process of the EM2/Biospray is currently the great alternative to the shortage of biological products for the treatment

Overcoming Menstruation Stigma in Cabo Delgado Province, Mozambique

In many places around the world, conversations on the topic are forbidden - between a husband and a wife and even between a mother and a daughter.
© Helvetas / Jonathan Widmer

Welcome Home

Hospitality has a long tradition for the Red Dao in the northern highlands of Vietnam. Thanks to sustainable tourism, it should now also give rural communities an income.

The Water Man

With his own hands, Teófilo Garcia Caraballo ensured that water now comes out of a tap for his family in Villa Serrano in Bolivia.
© Helvetas

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.

A Farmer’s Daughter Goes to College

Read how the Chakma family, with the support of Helvetas, has set up a tree nursery and thus freed themselves from poverty.
© Patrick Rohr / Helvetas

Stateless – the Fate of the Rohingya

In the refugee camp in Bangladesh, Rabeya Begum and Mohamad try everything to enable their little son Mohamad Rizwan to live in dignity.

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.

Yezina Overcomes Every Hurdle

Yezina won't let her handicap stop her. She wants to become a successful seamstress who decides her own life.

Hoping for a Better Life

Day after day over 1500 mostly young people leave Nepal. One of them is Suraj Ghalan, who wants to work in Saudi Arabia.

Women Inspiring Change in Guatemala

Young Guatemalan Women are Breaking With Traditional Gender Roles.

Where Tea Grows on Trees

In the mountainous hinterland of Laos, tea leaves are picked at high altitudes.

The Rise of the Shahi Family

The history of the Sahi family shows that real change is possible. Not overnight, but from generation to generation.

Where the Sun Pumps the Water

How the construction of a solar pump has made life easier for the people of a small village in Mali.

Changing Perspectives

Exercising his profession for a week in another country and getting to know the everyday life of his colleagues: this dream came true for four young plumbers from Switzerland and Nepal.

Protecting fish stocks in Myanmar

The people in the Gulf of Mottama live from fishing. Read how they try to regulate stocks with the help of Helvetas.

Daulima is Building her Future

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