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Our story

Hand in Hand Switzerland was founded in 2013 as an expert entity to
support the activities of Hand in Hand India, Cambodia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka. 


Alleviating poverty by creating jobs and developing communities.


Working toward economic and social responsibility by creating
sustainable communities


Our Goal

Creating 10 million jobs by 2025 in India, Cambodia, Myanmar and Sri Lanka

Our Founding Organization

Registered in 2004, Hand in Hand India, our founding organization, started its operations on a humble scale with a vision to eradicate child labour in Kancheepuram, a district in Tamil Nadu in South India known for its 500-year-old silk weaving industry.  Over the years, the organization has expanded geographically – from one small district to 16 large States of India and 7 countries globally – and thematically – from preventing child labour to addressing root causes of poverty through its 5 Pillar Programme

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