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Here and there

Terre des Hommes Suisse is an independent non-governmental organisation, recognised as being of public utility, with headquarters in Geneva.

For 60 years, it has been committed to children and to sustainable development based on solidarity, in 9 countries of Latin America, West Africa, the Caribbean and Asia, as well as in Switzerland.

In close collaboration with local organisations, we work for a fairer and more humane world in which children and young people are the actors of change for a better future.

Our impact in a few key figures


children and young people around the world benefit directly from our help


adults receive help from Terre des Hommes Suisse and our partners


countries of operation worldwide: India, Haiti, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Peru and Switzerland


partners in our countries of action to ensure respect for children’s and young people’s rights

Figures from our 2022 annual report (to be published shortly)

the mission of terre des hommes switzerland
is based on three fundamental rights

Right to education,
adapted, free and of quality

Right to Protection
against all forms of violence and exploitation

Right to Participation
of children and young people in decisions affecting them

Featured video

The situation of children's rights in Colombia (Spanish with French subtitles)

Interview with Nathaly Roa Pabón, project coordinator for the CECUCOL association in Colombia, during her advocacy tour of Europe. She gives us an insight into the challenges and day-to-day work of her association to protect children and young people.

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