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Region: Western Europe
Foundation Hirondelle is a Swiss non-profit organization which provides information to populations faced with crisis, empowering them in their daily lives and as citizens. Founded in 1995 and based in Lausanne, Fondation Hirondelle is currently active in 8 countries on 3 continents.
Through their projects and teams in the field, Foundation Hirondelle produces and broadcasts information and dialogue programs using media best suited to the audiences we want to reach. Foundation Hirondelle supports and strengthens media and partners through training and editorial, managerial, and structural support to enable them to function more sustainably. They evaluate the impact of our programs and contribute to research on information and media. Through their work, millions of people in war-affected countries, post-conflict areas, humanitarian crises, and societies in democratic transition have access to media that speak to them and give them a voice.