Peace can prevail in Colombia if there is greater fairness in the distribution of land and water. Therefore, SWISSAID supports whole communities in defending the access they have secured to the valuable water supply.
Colombia: Water for everyone
India has been gripped by three years of drought in the villages where SWISSAID’s partner organisations achieve pioneering women’s projects. In particular, this affects single women and their children. Day workers cannot find work, farmers are faced with empty stores, cattle perish – and many people are desperate. The suicide rate rose dramatically last year.
Organic farming helps poor farmers find a way out of poverty and hunger. This video lists the most convincing points.