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Our Partner Organisations

Learn more about the initiatives we support around the globe.

Wealth Inequality

BALLOON
Chile, Project support 2021–2023
Grant amount CHF 100,000

Reducing wealth inequality in rural Chile through training in sustainable entrepreneurialism, business development, generation of commercial networks, and social gatherings that build bonds of trust between privileged and less privileged individuals.
Factsheet

The ‘Cultivate’ Initiative
South Africa, Project support 2017–2021
Grant amount CHF 130,000 p.a.

Fostering the equitable redistribution of resources and expertise within the wine industry to increase the number of black wine producers and vineyard owners.
Factsheet

CHRISTEL House
South Africa, Project support 2020-2022
Grant amount: CHF 100,000

Enabling children in the most marginalised communities of Cape Town with free scholarships, a tailored education and access to the more privileged strata of South African society.
Factsheet

CODESPA
Phillipines, Project support 2021 - 2022
Grant Amount CHF 90 000

Advancing economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable aquaculture through entrepreneurial collaborations between seaweed harvesters and processing companies in Hinatuan, Mindanao, Philippines.
Factsheet

FA.VELA
Brazil, Project support 2021 - 2023
Grant Amount CHF 130 000

Bringing the privileged and underprivileged together to develop entrepreneurial culture, skills, and resources for modeling and managing resilient businesses and ensuring fairer, more inclusive local and digital economies.
Factsheet

FUNDES
Colombia, Project support 2020–2022
Grant amount CHF 175,000

Integrating the waste pickers of Cartagena, Colombia economically and socially by establishing a collaborative ecosystem with all the actors of the city’s informal recycling supply chain.
Factsheet

FICA
Brazil, Project support 2020-2023
Grant Amount CHF 100,000

Establishing alternative ownership models to acquire and transform exploitatively priced real estate in central São Paulo into affordable quality housing for low income tenants.
Factsheet

Namarula, Namibia
Project support 2021 – 2023
Grant Amount CHF 60,000
Fostering gender equality, food security, and environmental and economic sustainability among Namibia’s women farmers through organic harvesting and education centres and fair-trade agreements that connect local producers to international markets.
Factsheet

International Inequality Institute, London School of Economics (LSE)
United Kingdom, Project support 2019–2021
Grant amount CHF 110,000

Leading research in the field of inequalities and evaluating the effectiveness of wealth-building strategies in selected cities with the goal of providing scalable models.
Factsheet

Partners for Possibility
South Africa, Project support 2018–2020
Grant amount CHF 50,000

Addressing the problem of poorly equipped public-school principals by supporting them through co-action and co-learning partnerships with local business leaders, who bring in knowledge and skills.
Factsheet

Sistema B
Chile, Project support 2018 – 2020
Grant amount CHF 130,000

Sistema B is combatting wealth inequality in Chile by linking rural entrepreneurs from vulnerable communities with local people and enterprises in order to enable bonding, networking and learning.
Factsheet

TAWAH – Tanzania Women Architects for Humanity, Tanzania
Project support 2021 – 2023
Grant Amount CHF 100,000
Promoting employment and income generation through sustainable building materials production and home construction among women and girls in Tanzania.
Factsheet

Women for Women International
Rwanda, Project support 2021–2023
Grant amount CHF 100,000

Developing skills and resources to improve personal and economic well-being among Rwandan women micro-entrepreneurs, through comprehensive training and socioeconomically diverse collaborations that create access to supportive networks and potential start-up capital.
Factsheet

Solutions Replacing Plastics

AAKAR
India, Project support 2020- 2022
Grant Amount CHF 70,000

Enabling Indian women to produce and sell affordable, fully compostable, high-quality sanitary napkins within their communities while simultaneously raising awareness towards menstrual hygiene.
Factsheet

A Plastic Planet
United Kingdom, Project support 2021–2023
Grant amount CHF 150,000

Building a comprehensive digital information hub and materials library, PlasticFree.com, that empowers innovators, manufacturers, designers, advertisers, retailers, and consumers to champion the development and use of commercially viable, zero-waste, nature-friendly alternatives to plastics.
Factsheet

Cooperaxion
Liberia, Project support 2018–2020
Grant amount CHF 70,000

Contributing to environmental development by supporting
effective, sustainable waste management in Monrovia, Liberia,
in cooperation with the local population.
Factsheet

ECOALF
France, Project support 2020-2022
Grant Amount CHF 200,000

Mobilising and equipping the fishing industry of Spain and France with new technologies to clean the oceans of marine plastic waste and recycling it into a yarn for the clothing industry.
Factsheet

Junior Achievement Europe-Russia, Russia
Project support 2021 – 2023
Grant Amount CHF 120,000
Equipping Russian youth with the knowledge, skills, and mindset to devise pro-active, green entrepreneurial solutions to the plastics crisis that target product design and use, life-cycle, and research into alternative materials.
Factsheet

The Ocean Cleanup — The Valorisation Project
Pacific Ocean, Project support 2019–2021
Grant amount CHF 200,000

Developing market strategies to ‘valorise’ plastic debris from the ocean by upcycling it into new, useful products. The aim is to make The Ocean Cleanup largely financially self-sustaining.
Factsheet

University of Technology Sydney
Australia, Project support 2021-2023
Grant Amount CHF 200 000

Developing commercially viable, sustainably sourced, seaweed-based bioplastics at UTS’s internationally renowned Climate Change Cluster (C3) institute that provide an alternative to petrochemical products and address the biggest environmental and societal issues facing us in a changing climate:  food and energy security, ecological resilience, and global health.
Factsheet

Vocational Training

IECD
Morocco, Project support 2019–2021
Grant amount CHF 100,000

Enhancing youth employability by advancing vocational trainings and curricula in order to meet the needs of companies in the solar technology sector.
Factsheet

JOBLINGE
Germany, Project support 2019–2021
Grant amount CHF 90,000

Guiding and supporting disadvantaged young people and young refugees in entering the job market by acquiring necessary skills through vocational training.
Factsheet

Opportunity
Ghana, Project support 2018–2020
Grant amount CHF 60,000

Vocational training providing disadvantaged young adults with a state-approved qualification in tailoring, hairdressing, catering, welding, carpentry, auto mechanics or electrics.
Factsheet

Solafrica
Ethiopia, Project support 2018–2022
Grant amount CHF 300,000

Developing a demand-driven vocational programme in solar technology and entrepreneurship following a 2017 feasibility study which evaluated the need for solar technicians.
Factsheet

Womanity Foundation
Afghanistan, Project support 2017–2019
Grant amount CHF 70,000

Offering vocational training to young women as IT and data-management specialists, enabling them to connect to the digital world and build an independent career.
Factsheet

ZEITZ foundation 
Kenya, Project support 2019–2021
Grant amount CHF 120,000

Setting up the first all-women anti-poaching and conservation ranger unit in East Africa, recruited from marginalised women in Segera’s neighbouring communities.
Factsheet