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Coordinator Media Relations
Katrin Hafner
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Head Communications
Matthias Herfeldt
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Media relations / Spokesperson
Aude Marcovitch Iorgulescu

Press Releases

Marin Khola Trail Bridge  | © DEZA/SDC
09. November 2023

Bridges for Progress: Nepal Takes Charge

Today, November 9, Nepal inaugurated the country's 10,000th suspension bridge. They are the fruit of an initiative launched over 60 years ago by the development cooperation and humanitarian aid ...
© Keystone/AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha
06. November 2023

Helvetas Helps After the Earthquake in Nepal

This weekend Nepal was hit by a devastating earthquake. Helvetas has initiated relief operations in the affected region of Jajarkot. The Swiss development cooperation and humanitarian aid ...
Suma Dash (13) lebt in der Distrikt Sunamganj von Bangladesch | © GMB Akash
12. October 2023

The 2023 Global Hunger Index: The World Has Made Little Progress

On the World Food Day (October 16), the coalition of seven European NGOs "Alliance2015", including Helvetas, is sounding the alarm about the catastrophic situation in several countries. According to ...
© Helvetas / Iva Zímová
02. June 2023

Helvetas Supported More Than 5.1 Million People Last Year

From the climate crisis to wars and inflation: multiple crises are shaking the world. Poverty is on the rise again worldwide. Helvetas, the Swiss organization for development cooperation and ...
Reconstruction in the Ukraine | © Despro
Zurich 20. February 2023

Helvetas Begins Reconstruction in Ukraine

One year after the outbreak of war in Ukraine, Helvetas, the Swiss organization for development cooperation and humanitarian aid, is expanding its commitment in Ukraine. It has also begun ...
© Keystone/EPA/Mehmet Emin Menguarslan
07. February 2023

Helvetas Helps Earthquake Victims in Turkey and Syria via Alliance2015 Partners

Helvetas is actively helping those in need in Turkey and Syria through its Alliance2015 partners working on the ground.

Interesting Facts About Helvetas

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Where we work

Helvetas helps people in 30 different countries to actively improve their living conditions. Find out more about our work in each of these countries.

Stories from our work

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Helvetas - a partner for true change
Truly changing lives
Change takes place where people have decided to break new ground. Teófilo Caraballo, for example. He made it possible for his family to drink clean water from their own tap.