Helvetas Bangladesh

About: Helvetas Improves the socio-economic status of disadvantaged ethnic persons in Chittagong Hill Tracts through agri-business.

Vision: Our vision is of 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.

Mission: We support poor and disadvantaged women, men and communities in developing and transition countries in their efforts to improve their living conditions.
Through development cooperation, we support women and men in improving their livelihoods themselves in a sustainable manner.
We promote equitable access to the resources and services necessary for life and thus contribute to overcoming the root causes of poverty.
We uphold the protection and promotion of social, economic, political, environmental and cultural rights and responsibilities, and seek to ensure their practical implementation.
We support our partners in engaging in development policy issues.
We advocate for a coherent Swiss foreign and economic policy, responsive to the needs of men and women in developing and transition countries.
We accompany and support our partners on a long-term basis.

Reach: Helvetas works in Chittagong.

Learn more at helvetas.org

Sustainable Development Goals:

Goal 1: No Poverty
Goal 2: Zero Hunger
Goal 3: Good Health and Well-Being
Goal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
Goal 8: Decent Work and Economic Growth
Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities
Goal 15: Life On Land