Suyana - a world without poverty

We support people affected by poverty and empower them to live a self-determined, sustainable and healthy life. In Bolivia and Peru, we achieve our mission thanks to our own programme which was developed in cooperation with rural communities. In Switzerland, we support targeted projects. In different parts of the world, we cooperate with partners for specific activities.

Our focus

To bring change in a complex world, we have to understand and address poverty in all its dimensions. We therefore aim to work in a holistic and integrated way, linking different approaches. To structure our work, we focus on the following three pillars:

Health

Education

Livelihood

Based on the three pillars, we implement our own Programme Healthy Municipality in Bolivia and Peru.

Our principles

We are a politically and denominationally independent non-profit organisation. We promote equality and engage with people regardless of age, race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, economic or other status.

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rural communities supported in Bolivia and Peru

News

Assessment of improved housing

In October, representatives of nine municipalities, health facilities and local authorities evaluated the improvement of the homes of 306 families. They have spent the year working on the infrastructure of their homes to finally improve their quality of life.

Suyana Christmas exhibitions 2021

Christmas is coming soon! Visit our stand at the Metalli in Zug between 9 am and 7 pm and make yourself and people in South America happy for Christmas!

Promoting oral health of young people

At the beginning of October, our experts in the field of dentistry provided 25 dental treatments for young people from difficult social backgrounds living in the public

Our Projects

Our projects are the best proof of our work. They are our contribution to a world without poverty. We empower individuals, families and communities to improve their lives.

Keep up to date with our exciting activities