Press Releases

Why is Maïmouna Tangara from Mali listening to the radio? | © Helvetas / fairepicture / Fatoumata Tioye Coulibaly
Zurich 10. June 2021

Helvetas Supported Over 5 Million People in Pandemic Year

The COVID-19 crisis is pushing millions of people back into poverty—making the commitment to a better future even more urgent. The Swiss development organization Helvetas saw record donations and ...
01. April 2021

Ethiopia: Statement on the Killing of Humanitarian Aid Workers

In light of two recent attacks on humanitarians in Ethiopia, the Humanitarian INGOs (HINGOs) call for the protection of all humanitarian aid workers and civilians to enable assistance to reach all ...
© Franca Roiatti / Helvetas
10. December 2020

International Research Reveals the Extent of the COVID-19 Impact on World’s Poorest Countries

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a widespread and severe impact on some of the world’s poorest people, according to international research which surveyed people in 25 countries.
30. September 2020

Let’s Build Economies Where All Can Prosper: An Ambitious Initiative Launches in Eastern Europe, South Caucasus and the Western Balkans

A new program has launched in 12 countries to enable women, youth and other vulnerable and marginalized groups to increase their income and take up decent jobs.
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