Helvetas works to alleviate poverty and advance human rights in more than 30 countries.
At the Ukrainian-Moldovan border, Help Centers operated by Helvetas and our partners offer respite to refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.
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Where and how we work
Helvetas is an independent Swiss development organization that is building capacity 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, food and climate, education, jobs and private sector development, governance, gender and social equity. 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.
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