Income, nutrition, education

Sustainable improvement for the poorest 

Millions of people are affected by poverty because they have no, or insecure or low income. Their livelihood is threatened. Caritas Switzerland supports people in precarious situations to improve their income. Our projects create access to education and income and lift people out of extreme poverty. We take an integrated approach in promoting social, ecological and economically sound and sustainable practices. 

Selected projects Engagement for income, nutrition, education 

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Ensuring food security 

Education and income against poverty 

With its integrated approach, Caritas Switzerland helps people to escape poverty and strengthen their resilience. We are committed to providing access to education and dignified working conditions so people can support themselves. 

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in the Global South could increase their income




of them are women




have completed vocational training




of these have obtained an officially recognised qualification


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Header image: Fatima Tessougue, aged 40, carries a bag of manure on her head in order to fertilise the field. © John Kalapo