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Ready for a Better Future
Swisscontact creates opportunities. Swisscontact provides the poor with access to markets, information, financial services, and ways to earn a living. Improved vocational training and workforce development programs, targeted support for small and medium-sized enterprises, and value-adding environmental projects provide them with a chance to change their lives for themselves. The goal is to find employment or successfully start a small business.
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Swisscontact's four Areas of Focus
- Vocational Education and Training
Development of vocational training systems, education and job-oriented trainings, in oder to increase the chances for youths and adults in the job market or in working life.
- SME Promotion
Support in organizational management, product development and quality assurance: access to markets and information, in order to improve competitiveness, productivity and thereby increasing the income of small enterprises and creating jobs.
- Financial Services
Cooperation with providers of financial services, in order to develop marketable products for small savers and borrowers; promotion of yound start-up enterprises with regard to financial services like micro and small credits, saving and microinsurance, so that they can establish and manage a small enterprise successfully.
- Resource Efficiency
Economic solutions for efficient handling of natural resources; measures for air pollution control as well as waste management and recycling, in order to improve the living conditions of the population and sustainable increase the competitiveness of SMEs.
Swiss NPO-Code "Swisscontact orients its organization and management to the Corporate-Governance-Guidelines for Nonprofit Organizations in Switzerland (Swiss NPO-Code), published by the presidents of the major nonprofit organizations. An audit of this organization hast stated, that the guidelines of the Swiss NPO-Code are complied with."