Series: Meet the Staff


  • “I am happy when we manage to achieve the goals we set ourselves”

    “I am happy when we manage to achieve the goals we set ourselves”

    Tanzania is a vast country, more than 20 times the size of Switzerland. SWISSAID has an office in Mtwara so that it can be closer to its partners in the south of the country. Programme Officer Bruno Richard is based there and he travels around the region to monitor projects and provide support to our partners.
  • Sneha Giridhari campaigns against domestic violence

    Sneha Giridhari campaigns against domestic violence

    Sneha Giridhari is responsible for programmes against domestic violence in India’s Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh states. The 39-year-old’s fighting spirit has been further intensified by cases in her own personal environment.
  • Sai Lone:

    Sai Lone: "The cooperation is outstanding"

    Sai Lone, responsible for SWISSAID’s Myanmar project, campaigns for minorities in Kachin and Shan states. The 47-year-old father also belongs to the Shan minority.
  • Meet the Staff: Astrid Alvarez

    Meet the Staff: Astrid Alvarez

    Astrid Alvarez, a 48-year-old Colombian programme officer, lives with her niece in the capital Bogotá. However, she also enjoys life in the countryside; as a child, her favourite way to spend her holidays was on her grandparents' farm.