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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
69 
Peru average
 35
Global average
 32
Founded by
Founders: Rodolfo Olgiati and Regina Kägi-Fuchsmann
Founder gender: Both male and female co-founders
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2021): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Staff size
2019
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 136
Peru average
 117
Global average
 124
% Female staff
2019
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 50%
Peru average
 51%
Global average
 43%

Organisational performance

Publications
2018
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 15
Peru average
 41
Global average
 6,812
Financials
2018
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 $125,000,000
Peru average
 $25,801,135
Global average
 $61,728,163

Social

Likes (2023)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 3,000
Peru average
 27,278
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 2,298
Likes (2021)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 1,500
Twitter
Followers (2022)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 9,697
Peru average
 15,062
Global average
 19,697
Followers (2021)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 5,629
Followers (2019)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 2,876
Subscribers (2023)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 1,180
Peru average
 2,370
Global average
 6,305
Subscribers (2022)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 1,080
Subscribers (2021)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 837
Followers (2022)
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation
 17,560
Peru average
 5,416
Global average
 16,662

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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