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Funding & Corporate Partners

Medair thanks its institutional funding partners for their generous support of our humanitarian work. All humanitarian projects also depend heavily on the additional support of private donors for funding needs not met by institutional donors. 

 

MULTI-DONOR PARTNERS

Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF)

The Common Humanitarian Fund (CHF) for Sudan is a pooled funding mechanism for humanitarian activities in Sudan; first established in 2005 as a pilot project and fully implemented and operational since 2006. Only humanitarian projects included in the UN and Partners Work Plan for Sudan (the Work Plan) are eligible for CHF funding. More Information

Multi-Donor Trust Funds (MDTFs)

The Sudan Multi-Donor Trust Funds (MDTFs) are a means for donors to coordinate the reconstruction and development needs of both Northern and Southern Sudan. They intend to improve, and accelerate progress toward, development outcomes, including reduction of poverty, increase in income and improved human development and governance.  The trust funds are administered by the World Bank, working together with UN partners, donors, civil society, and the respective governments. More information.

 

UNITED NATIONS & INTERGOVERNMENTAL PARTNERS

E.C. Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection (ECHO)

The European Union is one of the world’s largest providers of financing for humanitarian aid operations. Since 1992, the Commission has provided billions of euros for humanitarian projects in more than 140 countries, easing the suffering of millions of disaster victims in crisis zones outside the E.U. More Information

EuropeAid (European Union)

EuropeAid is the Directorate-General of the European Commission that is responsible for implementing external aid programmes and projects across the world. It works closely with EU neighbouring countries, Russia, the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) regions, Latin America and Asia. EuropeAid aims to deliver development aid in an efficient and effective way. The focus is on maximising the value and impact of aid funding by making sure support is provided in a speedy and accountable fashion. More information.

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is mandated to lead and co-ordinate international action to protect refugees and resolve refugee problems worldwide. Its primary purpose is to safeguard the rights and well-being of refugees. It strives to ensure that everyone can exercise the right to seek asylum and find safe refuge in another State, with the option to return home voluntarily, integrate locally or to resettle in a third country. More information.

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP

UNDP partners with people at all levels of society to help build nations that can withstand crisis, and drive and sustain the kind of growth that improves the quality of life for everyone. On the ground in 177 countries and territories, they offer global perspective and local insight to help empower lives and build resilient nations. UNDP helps developing countries attract and use aid effectively. In all their activities, they encourage the protection of human rights, capacity development and the empowerment of women. More information.

United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

UNICEF has five focus areas: Young child survival and development, basic education and gender equity, HIV/AIDS and children, child protection and policy advocacy and partnerships for children's rights. More information.

World Food Programme (WFP)

The World Food Programme is the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. In emergencies, they supply where it is needed, saving the lives of victims of war, civil conflict and natural disasters. After the cause of an emergency has passed, WFP use food to help communities rebuild their lives. More information.

 

GOVERNMENT PARTNERS

United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

USAID provides assistance in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and the Near East, Latin America and the Caribbean, and Europe and Eurasia. The agency works in 100 developing countries and in close partnership with private voluntary organisations such as Medair, indigenous groups, universities, American businesses, international organisations, other governments, trade and professional associations, faith-based organisations, and other U.S. government agencies. More information.

The Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA)

OFDA is the office within USAID responsible for providing non-food humanitarian assistance in response to international crises and disasters. The USAID Administrator is designated as the President's Special Coordinator for International Disaster Assistance and USAID/OFDA assists in the coordination of this assistance. USAID/OFDA is organized into three divisions: the disaster response and mitigation division, the operations division and the program support division. More information.

Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)

Sida's Swedish development cooperation is part of a global cooperation in which Sweden is one of many international participants. In order to carry out its work Sida cooperates with Swedish government agencies, organisations such as Medair, and associations and international bodies like the UN, the EU and the World Bank. More information.

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)

The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is Switzerland’s international cooperation agency within the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA). In operating with other federal offices concerned, SDC is responsible for the overall coordination of development activities and cooperation with Eastern Europe, as well as for the humanitarian aid delivered by the Swiss Confederation. More information

 

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNERS

Swiss Solidarity

The Swiss Solidarity Foundation is Switzerland's humanitarian solidarity and fund-raising platform. Swiss Solidarity is led by the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation SRG SSR idée suisse and also works closely with the private and print media. More information.

Mennonite Central Committee

Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) is a ministry of Anabaptist churches that demonstrates God's love to people in the midst of conflict, oppression, poverty and disasters. More information.

EO-Metterdaad

EO-Metterdaad is a Dutch fundraising foundation, connected with the Christian broadcasting company, Evangelische Omroep. EO-Metterdaad makes use of radio and television to raise funds for Christian development aid and missionary work all over the world. More information.

Woord en Daad

Woord en Daad connects people around the world in their struggle against poverty, from a biblical perspective. They work with partner organizations in Africa, Asia and Central and South America, social institutions, governments and businesses, and other sectors. With these partners Woord en Daad contributes to sustainable change worldwide. More information.

Help A Child

Help A Child (‘Stichting Red een Kind’ in Dutch) strive to help children who have little or no chance of a dignified existence. As a Christian organization it is their conviction that the Biblical view of love is the guiding principle in relationships between people. Help A Child’s support focuses on children in developing countries who face poverty, discrimination, disease, etc., and on children who are victims of natural disasters. More information.

 

PRIVATE SECTOR PARTNERS

Demaurex et Cie, Marchés Aligro

Aligro bulk grocery stores are a family enterprise that in the last 30 years have become the number-one bulk food company in French-speaking Switzerland. More information.

Pierre Demaurex Foundation, Switzerland

Oak Foundation (CH)

Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. More information.

Mission to the World (US)

Mission to the World (MTW) is a Christian faith based organisation involved in a wide variety of word and deed ministries according to their set of core beliefs and values. Their Disaster Response Ministry (DRM) responds rapidly to calls around the world to bring medical care, crisis counselling support and engineering/construction assistance after a disaster strikes. More information.

Procter & Gamble (UK/US)

P&G is widely recognized as the industry’s global innovation leader. Live, Learn and Thrive is P&G’s corporate cause, focusing on helping children in need around the world. The programs enable children to get off to a healthy start, receive access to education and build skills for life. Since 2007, P&G has improved the lives of over 315 million children. More information.

Maclellan Foundation (US)

The Maclellan Foundation, Inc. is focused on supporting Christian causes at home and around the world. With a heart to invest in evangelical faith-based solutions throughout the world and to encourage wise giving among Kingdom Investors, the Maclellan Foundation, Inc. partners with many ministries worldwide. More information.

Reed Foundation (UK)

The Reed Foundation is a charitable foundation set up by Sir Alec Reed. The Foundation owns an 18% share of the REED group of companies. Funds go towards supporting charitable projects and one-off donations. More information.

National Christian Foundation (US)

National Christian Foundation (NCF) is the largest Christian grant-making foundation in the world. Since 1982, NCF have received over $5 billion in contributions and made over $3.5 billion in grants to thousands of churches, ministries, and non-profits. More information.

Gereformeerde Kerk vrijgemaakt Leiden (NL)

A Liberated Reformed church based in Leiden in The Netherlands. The Liberated Reformed Churches in the Netherlands are formed by some 270 congregations. More information.

Fondation du Protestantisme (FR)

Fondation du protestantisme aims to:

  • Allow and develop anything that might benefit philanthropic, educational, social, humanitarian or cultural action as supported by French protestant institutions (churches, organisations or movements);
  • Provide emotional and physical support to French protestant institutions;
  • Initiate projects of common interest to French protestant institutions. 

More information.

Comtexto

comtexto was established in 1978 and has since become one of the leading providers of PREMIUM language services on the Swiss market. We focus on sectors with high linguistic requirements. Our customers are amongst the top players in their business areas. Many of them operate throughout Switzerland and communicate with all its language regions. Our team of language experts is guaranteed to produce texts of the highest quality. We provide “everything under one roof”, a wide range of services in five languages. More information.

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