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Working Together to Achieve Impact

Looking for a partner to help you create meaningful change and amplify impact? Helvetas’ work in Africa, Asia and Latin America has a strong track record of creating measurable and lasting impact. We can help make your philanthropic vision a reality.
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Working closely together with your foundation, we’ll create a lasting impact by measurably improving the livelihoods of disadvantaged populations in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

We look forward to learning about your work and identifying a project area from our wide-ranging portfolio that contributes to fulfilling your mission. This may include projects on:

  • water quality and hygiene essential to improving health
  • farming methods and access to markets for better food security 
  • vocational training and self-employment for better incomes
  • bridges and roads that connect the rural last mile

We try to guarantee that the voices of all, in particular vulnerable groups, are respected and heard. All of our projects seek to give women and girls an equal share.

What we can offer:

  • Tailor-made project design and, if desired, joint project development
  • Maximize the impact of your financial support; efficient project implementation
  • Reliable, transparent reporting and financial accounting
  • Acknowledge your contribution in our annual report and additional publications

Our expertise:

  • Sixty years of experience and a proven track record in developing effective solutions that last together with our local partners
  • Excellent local and international networks: We keep an ear to the ground and carefully apply international innovative tools and approaches
  • Program offices in our 29 partner countries, who have worked in the country 20 years on average.
  • Impact assessments and evaluations
  • Professional knowledge management: Helvetas is a Learning Organization
  • Low overhead
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«I like working with wood. I want to be the first woman in Bahir Dar to run a cabinetmaker’s workshop»

Keralem Genetu (in the center), 19, a cabinetmaker in training

Your contact persons

We look forward to hearing from you. Please contact us via e-mail. 

Project partnerships
Head Project Partnerships
Franca Palmy
Project Partnerships
Christiane Voegeli
Project Partnerships
Dorothea Wawrinka
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Clean water and hygiene keep families healthy

Clean water from properly functioning wells not only quenches thirst. It means better health for people in northern Benin and more time for work and school.

Our Topics

Helvetas’ work impacts livelihoods: water, food and the environment. Thanks to trainings and capacity building people better determine their living conditions.

Impact Assessment

How we assess project impact


All our projects and project countries