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Swisscontact - Swiss Foundation for Technical Cooperation

We are a leading partner organisation for the implementation of international development projects.
We promote inclusive economic, social and ecological development to make an effective contribution towards sustainable and widespread prosperity in developing and emerging economies.

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Private Sector Promotion

Employment and income open up pathways out of poverty into a future with real opportunities.
Sustainable growth, driven by an innovative private sector, adding value to underdeveloped regions and
engaging disadvantaged populations as active market participants is the foundation of Swisscontact’s project
work, which focuses on four core areas such as skills, enterprise, finance and environment.

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Our Portfolio

In the last 50 years Swisscontact has acquired extensive experience in the development and implementation of skills development programmes around the world. They range from training for young people with no basic education to professional training of technical specialists. Swisscontact is committed to sustainably improve the effectiveness and demand orientation of skills development programmes.

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Bright Future Ahead - Skills Development in Ruanda

Bright Future Ahead - Skills Development in Ruanda

Joseline Mutuyimana is a 21 year old woman, who is currently enrolled in an apprenticeship program in Nyamirambo sector, Nyarugenge district, Rwanda. "Despite leather making being a traditionally male dominated field, I was very interested in pursuing it", she says.

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