Who we are

HELVETAS is an international network of independent affiliate member organisations working in the field of development cooperation and emergency response. As a network, we promote the fundamental rights of individuals and groups and strengthen governments and other duty bearers in their service provision. The HELVETAS network builds upon six decades of development experience. With 1400 collaborators, it is engaged in more than 30 countries. The affiliated members share a common vision and mission and subscribe to common working principles and policies. The members implement joint development programmes and adhere to a common strategy including defined working approaches and thematic areas of intervention.

HELVETAS in Afghanistan

Watershed Workers in Saighan
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation has been active in Afghanistan since 2002. In partnership with local communities and authorities, we run projects in the north and east of the country and are helping about half a million people to improve their livelihoods.

HELVETAS worldwide

HELVETAS YEARLY REPORT 2011
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation envisions a world in which every woman, man and child lives a life in dignity and security, exercising self-determination, caring for the environment such that it meets the needs of the current generation as well as future ones.

Our partners in Afghanistan

Meeting of a Community Development Council
We work always in partnership with the communities mostly through their representatives (CDC/DDA) or groups organized around a common interest (EIG, farmer associations, etc.). We also collaborate with local micro-entrepreneurs and public services.

Jobs at HELVETAS Afghanistan

Job Opportunities with Helvetas Swiss Intercooperation
HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation works in Afghanistan with around 150 national and 4 international collaborators. We are frequently looking for competent, experienced and qualified persons to meet the demanding goals of projects.