Think tank

HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation

HELVETAS

Lima, Peru

Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation is an independent development organization based in Switzerland with affiliated organizations in Germany and the United States. Helvetas supports poor and disadvantaged women, men and communities in 29 countries in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. Helvetas is committed to a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable manner Helvetas follows a multi-stakeholder approach by linking civil society actors, governments, and private sector. Aims to tackle global challenges at various levels: on the ground, with expert advice and by advocating for conducive framework conditions

Contact details

Website:
https://www.helvetas.org

Address:
N/A

Country:
Peru

Sub-region:
South America

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
29 Program Offices in Latin America (Haiti, Guatemala, Honduras, Peru, Bolivia); Africa (Mali, Niger, Burkina Faso, Benin, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Mozambique, Madagascar); Asia (Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam); Eastern Europe (Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, North Macedonia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan)
Operating languages
English , French , German

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Year founded
1955
Age (years)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
66 
Peru average
 33
Global average
 30
Founded by
Founders: Rodolfo Olgiati and Regina Kägi-Fuchsmann
Founder gender: Both male and female founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2020): Melchior Lengsfeld
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2019): Melchior Lengsfeld
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2017): Binolia Pórcel (Director)
Leader gender: Female
Staff size
2019
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 136
Peru average
 114
Global average
 121
% Female staff
2019
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 50%
Peru average
 51%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 15
Peru average
 40
Global average
 6,710
Financials
2018
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 $125,000,000
Peru average
 $26,733,910
Global average
 $61,483,954

Social

Likes (2021)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 1,500
Peru average
 40,270
Global average
 31,343
Likes (2019)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 992
Likes (2017)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 237
Twitter
Followers (2021)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 5,629
Peru average
 11,278
Global average
 18,358
Followers (2019)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 2,876
Followers (2017)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 1,962
Subscribers (2021)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 837
Peru average
 1,805
Global average
 5,251
Subscribers (2019)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 478
Subscribers (2017)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 228

Data notes

Last updated: 21/05/2020
Boundary organization (find out more): Yes
Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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