Charter PartnerAid Switzerland
Aid organisation for development cooperation and emergency aid
The association PartnerAid Switzerland was founded in 1988 and is an independent aid organisation for international development cooperation and emergency aid.
The vision of PartnerAid is a world in which every human being has access to resources that enable him to live without poverty.
PartnerAid is a non-profit making organisation and politically and denominationally neutral. The work of PartnerAid takes into account the whole person. It supports and encourages men and women equally. We act according to the motto: “Through mutual help, love of others becomes visible”.
In collaboration with local partners, we want to improve the quality of life in the following areas:
a) education and income
b) health and nutrition
c) emergency assistance
Our employees strive for long-term commitment and identification with the local culture. Roles and responsibilities in the areas of (a) and (b) are transferred to local hands as soon as possible so that projects have a future in an independent manner without external assistance.
The transfer of knowledge through training, teaching, awareness, coaching and support
of the local population. We also provide adequate material resources that enable the needy to improve their livelihoods in a sustainable way thanks to the acquisition of competences. PartnerAid sees itself as a hinge between project work abroad and donors in Switzerland, and assumes public relations through the dissemination of information and calls for donations. The management and transfer of the collected funds are also a central task of our function.
- Experience in the monitoring and the development of projects in all phases
- A good network of expertise
- Long-term collaborators in various countries with a very good knowledge of language and culture
- Uncomplicated flexibility and support in crisis situations
- Modest administrative burdens
Our area of activity
It extends from Eastern Europe to Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
Partnership and cooperation
PartnerAid Switzerland cooperates with organizations pursuing the same objectives.
Consciousness of costs
PartnerAid is non-profit orientated. The economic use of available resources is documented in a transparent and controlled manner by an auditor. On average, more than 90 % of all donations are directly allocated to the purpose of the donations.