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  • 1. Presenter: Markus Ischer Country Programme Director HET Tunis, 11.10.2010 HELVETAS Helvetas at a glance
  • 2.
    • 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 ?
  • 3. 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
  • 4. Partner Countries
  • 5.
    • 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
  • 6.
    • 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
  • 7.
    • 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
  • 8.
    • 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
  • 9. Application of resources 2009
  • 10. Origin of resources 2009
  • 11.
    • For more information please consult the following websites:
    • www.helvetas.org
    • www.helvetasnepal.org.ne
    • www.helvetasethiopia.org
    Thank you for you attendance