Swisscontact

A Non-profit

Organization Details

Swisscontact is a business-oriented independent foundation for international development cooperation. Represented in 36 countries with over 1,400 employees, Swisscontact promotes, social and environmental development, since 1959 economic.

Impact Story

Our mission is to promote economic, social, and environmental development by helping people integrate into local economic life. We thus make it possible for them to improve their living conditions through their own initiatives. Our Committment includes the following points.

  • We are recognised as the reference for private sector development in Switzerland and worldwide.
  • We believe that market mechanisms and a strong private sector create jobs and generate income, thereby reducing poverty.
  • We are personally dedicated to our cause and loyal to our organisation.
  • We strive for professionalism and quality in project implementation and adhere to ethical principles to carry out our mission.
  • We are a politically independent and non-denominational development organisation.

We are dedicated to equal rights and opportunities.

How we work:

  • We understand our role to be that of a facilitator in project implementation, fostering a sustainable environment for entrepreneurship, access to information, skills, and markets, while meeting the employment and income objectives.
  • We deliver practical, market-oriented solutions adapted to local realities to meet the challenges of economic development.
  • We strive for sustainability in all our activities, efforts, and resources.