Projects Worldwide

Global Commitment

In over 250 projects, Helvetas advocates for a world in which people can live in dignity, safety and autonomy.

To this end, we focus our energies on issues of water, infrastructure, basic education and vocational training, sustainable economy, governance and peace as well as the environment and climate.

Here is a selection of our projects.

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Mali Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Dynamizing Agriculture for the Youth

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Laos Governance, Peace & Migration

Fostering Civic Engagement

© Helvetas / Patrick Rohr
Laos Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Good Tea Fetches Good Prices

© Helvetas / Simon B. Opladen
Nepal Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Riverbed Vegetables

© Helvetas
Ethiopia Governance, Peace & Migration

Taking Responsibility for Village Administration

© Helvetas
Tanzania Knowledge and Learning

Better-Trained Teachers for Better Schools

© Helvetas
Madagascar Environment and Climate Change

Boosting Income to Boost Rainforest Conservation

© Helvetas
Mozambique Skills Development and Education

Training for the Real Working World

© Helvetas
Honduras Knowledge and Learning

Vocational Training as a Way out of a Dead End

© Helvetas
Haiti Environment and Climate Change

Better Prepared for Storms

© Helvetas
Guatemala Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Entrepreneurship in the Guatemalan Highlands

© Helvetas / Flurina Rothenberger
Myanmar Knowledge and Learning

Well Equipped for the Working World

© Helvetas
Vietnam Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Fighting Poverty with Responsible Tourism

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Bhutan Skills Development and Education

Building Trades with a Future for Young Men and Women

© Helvetas / Christian Bobst
Kosovo Skills Development and Education

Jobs for Young People

© Helvetas
Benin Skills Development and Education

Making Up Lost Years of School

© Helvetas / Patrick Rohr
Ethiopia Skills Development and Education

Know-How and Skills for Young Tradespeople

© Helvetas
Ethiopia Environment and Climate Change

Herders Prepare for Climate Change Impacts

© Helvetas
Pakistan Governance, Peace & Migration

Economic Prospects for Peace and Stability

© Helvetas
Bangladesh Governance, Peace & Migration

Sound Local Policy for Real Change

© Helvetas / Simon B. Opladen
Bangladesh Environment and Climate Change

Clean Drinking Water from the Skies Above

Sri Lanka Governance, Peace & Migration

Making Labor Migration a Success

© Helvetas / Bruna Fossati
Sri Lanka Governance, Peace & Migration

Young People on Course for Reconciliation

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Bhutan Environment and Climate Change

Protecting and Sustainably Using Forests

© Helvetas / Patrick Rohr
Nepal Environment and Climate Change

Fresh Start after the Earthquake

Vietnam_Biotrade_Woman | © Helvetas
Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Ethical Trade in Botanicals

© Helvetas
Kyrgyzstan Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Creating Jobs to Escape Poverty

© Helvetas
Tajikistan Governance, Peace & Migration

Justice for All

© DLDP
Albania Governance, Peace & Migration

Building Confidence in Democracy

© Helvetas / Patrick Rohr
Bosnia-Herzegovina Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Making Markets and Jobs

© Helvetas / Armand Habazaj
Albania, Serbia Governance, Peace & Migration

Social Sciences for a Better Society

© Helvetas
Mali Environment and Climate Change

New Strategies to Adapt to Climate Change

© Helvetas
Macedonia Environment and Climate Change

Getting Biodiversity on the Agenda

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Bangladesh Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Joining Forces to Get Better Prices

© Helvetas / Markus Wild
Bhutan Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Market Access: A Way Out of Poverty for Farmers

© Helvetas / Simon B. Opladen
Bolivia Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Protecting the Primeval Forest with Cacao

© Helvetas
Benin Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Training and Inspiration for Young Farmers

© Helvetas
Tajikistan Governance, Peace & Migration

Water for Sustainable Development

© Helvetas
Tajikistan Rural Access

Organic to Markets

© Helvetas
Bhutan Governance, Peace & Migration

Partnership for Diverse Civil Society Actions

© Helvetas
Vietnam Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

BioTrade Initiative in Vietnam

Bangladesh_CSO-LA_5 | © Julia Thienhaus / Helvetas
Bangladesh Governance, Peace & Migration

Strengthening Capacities of the Disadvantaged

Mozambique Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Enhancing Livelihoods of Smallholder Farmers and Small Entrepreneurs

Albania Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Making Markets Work for the Youth

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Nepal Governance, Peace & Migration

Making Labor Migration an Informed Choice

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Nepal Skills Development and Education

Safer Houses, and Skills for Future Employment

© Helvetas
Kyrgyzstan Governance, Peace & Migration

Improving the Life Conditions in Rural Areas of Kyrgyzstan

© Helvetas
Kyrgyzstan Governance, Peace & Migration

Contributing to a More Cohesive Society in Kyrgyzstan

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Kyrgyzstan Skills Development and Education

Green Skills Training in Rural Areas Project

© S4RE
Kosovo Skills Development and Education

Matching Skills with Demand in the Labor Market

Macedonia Skills Development and Education

Market-Oriented Education for a Prosperous Society

© DEMOS
Kosovo Governance, Peace & Migration

Building a Democratic Kosovo

© Swiss Embassy in Albania
Albania Governance, Peace & Migration

Strengthening Local Governance for Empowered Citizens

© Helvetas
Kyrgyzstan Skills Development and Education

Providing the Local Industry With Professionals

Vietnam Partnership and Capacity Development

Value Chain Capacity Building Network

© Helvetas
Nepal Environment and Climate Change

Rehabilitating Facilities Destroyed in the Earthquake

© Helvetas
Vietnam Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Swiss Import Promotion Program

© Helvetas
Vietnam Knowledge and Learning

Beef Trade

© Water Sanitation Mozambique
Switzerland Water

Swiss Water Partnership

© Water for food
Global Governance, Peace & Migration

Tackling corruption in the water sector

© Helvetas
India Environment and Climate Change

Strengthening State Strategies for Climate Actions

© HelvetasBhutan
Bhutan Governance, Peace & Migration

Bringing decision-making to local communities

Global Sustainable and Inclusive Economies

Postharvest Management in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Guatemala Governance, Peace & Migration

Entrepreneurship in the Guatemalan Highlands

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Bhutan Skills Development and Education

Skilling the Bhutanese youth for the construction market