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Right recipe to mend my life


Armel Ndamage from Burundi already has several skills, but in Kukuma you have to acquire the skills you need. So he learned how to bake and found the right recipe for his life.


Skills Trainings Transforming Lives

Read about four success stories from the Uttoron project


Swiss President Alain Berset visits refugees in Kakuma


Yesterday the President of the Swiss Confederation, Alain Berset, visited the skills development project in the Kakuma refugee camp, which Swisscontact is implementing with funding from SDC. He was impressed by how the refugees were using the skills they had gained to earn an income.


Uttoron Launches a New Documentary on the Project


The new documentary showcases the unique trainee selection process of the project, the modality of providing skills trainings, and the transforming stories of the training graduates. The documentary is everything you need to know about Uttoron Project in a nutshell


“To them it is waste, but to us, it is a business and livelihood”


Emmanuel Lucas Malongo and his group was selected to participate in the pilot phase of the Swisscontact Taka ni Mali project in Tanzania. This substantially changed his business and livelihood.


PROMOST creates the opportunities that change lives


Read four success stories from Ruanda of the lives of Aloysie Muhawenimana, Claude Simbankabo, Suzane Ikrukwayo and Enock Niyitegeka.


Visualizing greater opportunities


Learn, Earn and Save - the U-LEARN project in Tanzania.

24-year-old Japhet Deus and 23-year-old Sandari Malima are both school dropouts living in Tanzania. Japhet completed primary school several years ago but did not qualify for further studies while Sandari’s parents did not have enough resources to allow him to proceed with his education.



Swisscontact Entrepreneurship & Finance Learning Lab, 17-22 June in Zürich

The Entrepreneurship & Finance Learning Lab took place between in June in Zurich. The event brought together around 40 colleagues from the global Swisscontact team.


Enjoying the Fruits of Mavuno


How Eunice Wangari Mwangi and Ruth Wangui improved their livelihood.

Read the beneficiary story on the impact of the Inclusive Finance Programme (IFP).

El Salvador

El Salvador: “Nuevas Oportunidades” – new opportunities for the future in the old homeland

Thousands of young people, their dream of finding a new homeland in the north destroyed, are returning to El Salvador from the USA. Therefore, in 2018, Swisscontact launched the “Nuevas Oportunidades” project, which focuses on reintegrating returning migrants. The work experience these people have accumulated abroad needs to be recognized and certified. This will help to improve their chances for social and economic reintegration.

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