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Helvetas 2010 - at a glance

Helvetas 2010 - at a glance



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    • Presenter: Markus Ischer Country Programme Director HET Tunis, 11.10.2010 HELVETAS Helvetas at a glance
      • Founded 1955
      • First private Swiss organisation for development cooperation
      • Non-partisan, politically and denominationally independent
      • Supported by 85’000 members and private donors
      • Working in 18 partner countries
      Who is Helvetas ?
    • Vision Our vision is a just and peaceful world in which all human beings live in a self-determined way in dignity and safety and take care of the environment . Mission We support impoverished and disadvantaged people and communities in developing and transitional nations who want to actively improve their living conditions. Vision and Mission
    • Partner Countries
      • Objectives
      • Access to clean drinking water
      • Access roads
      • Access to sanitation & hygiene
      • Success
      • Access to drinking water for 1 mio. persons in 5 years
      • Construction of 3000 trail bridges in Nepal, which shorten the journey to work, to hospitals and markets for about 500‘000 persons a day.
      Working Area: Infrastructure in Rural Areas
      • Objectives
      • Food security
      • Generation of income trough market access
      • Conservation of natural resources and climate
      • Success
      • Organic cotton projects in Africa and Central Asia
      • Fostering producer cooperatives
      • Independence of credits
      • Enhanced health of producers
      • Additional incomes
      Sustainable Management of Natural Resources
      • Objectives
      • Basic education, professional training
      • Income generation
      • Promotion of intercultural dialogue
      • Success
      • 12’000 people undergo professional training every year and alphabetization of 15‘000 persons per year
      • In Kyrgyzstan 625 farmers completed professional training in agriculture
      Education and Culture
      • Objectives
      • Participation/collaboration with the civil society
      • Decentralisation
      • Civil peace building
      • Success
      • Fostering of 4000 municipalities and development plans per year
      • Support to decentralisation plans for rural infrastructure
      • Promotion of transparency, efficiency and effectiveness of municipal administration
      Civil Society and State
    • Application of resources 2009
    • Origin of resources 2009
      • For more information please consult the following websites:
      • www.helvetas.org
      • www.helvetasnepal.org.ne
      • www.helvetasethiopia.org
      Thank you for you attendance