50 years since the first project in Latin America

On the 2nd of April 2024, the Limmat Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary since its very first project in Latin America. Together with the local partner “Promotora de Obras Sociales y de Instrucción Popular” (PROSIP), a program was developed in 1974 to introduce medical assistance in the province of Cañete in Peru. The project involved […]

International Women’s Day

On the 8th of March, the world celebrates the International Women’s Day. On this occasion, you will learn more about the project “FAMA” of the Limmat Foundation with its local partner Fundación Carvajal in Buenaventura/Colombia. What is this project about?FAMA is a project that aims to strengthen capacities and the development of entrepreneurial skills of […]

Mother and child program in Armenia

Since 2005 the (sub-)foundation Saat supports a mother and child program of a hospital school in Armenia. The project is attached to the Arabkir Children’s Hospital in Eriwan, which has a cooperation with the University Children Hospital in Zurich since 2007. Today, the Arabkir Children’s Hospital is the pediatric reference centre for the whole of […]

Job training for young mothers

In Venezuela, young mothers are in a situation of vulnerability due to extreme poverty. They often belong to poor as well as broken families. Besides, they don’t have access to medical care and lack the resources to buy medicines as well as food. The project of Salud y Familia seeks to offer them job training […]

Merry Christmas

      With the Christmas time, this year is coming to an end. The whole team of the Limmat Foundation wishes you a Merry Christmas and all the best for the new year 2024! Thank you very much for your support of our work to improve the living conditions of people in need worldwide. […]

Education projects in West Africa

In October 2023, the Executive Director of the Limmat Foundation, François Geinoz, was in Abidjan / Ivory Coast, together with two members of the sub-foundation committee CPAM. They met female students who are supported by the sub-foundation and attend German courses. The aim is that some of them receive scholarships for university studies in a […]

Exciting journey to Guatemala and Colombia

In September, the Limmat Foundation’s project director, Ignasi Fainé, travelled to Guatemala and Colombia. This time, the object of his trip was not only to visit the projects, for example “Saberes“, and to talk to the different local partners like Fundación Carvajal, but also to provide training. Offering education to the local network is part […]

Finale 2023 of the Esmeralda Charity Cup

The Esmeralda Charity Golf Tournament Series, which the Limmat Foundation has been running for 28 years, has produced two winning teams in 2023. On the 7th of September 2023, Tanja Portmann and Selwyn von Grünigen (HCP 19.1 and 2.3) won the first prize net with 40 points. The game was played in Four Ball Better […]

Inspiring visit to Africa: Empowering Communities through Social Projects

The Limmat Foundation is happy to share the fantastic experience that Ana von Bock, Limmat’s Programs & Partnerships Manager, recently had on her trip to Africa. With a deep passion for social impact initiatives, Ana embarked on this journey to gain first-hand knowledge of the challenges and successes faced by organizations striving to make a […]

Annual Report 2022

In 2022, the Limmat Foundation celebrated its 50th anniversary. The team is very grateful for the proven traditions, but also for the many new paths which have been taken since the foundation in 1972. On the occasion of the jubilee, three anniversary projects were selected in Kenya, Bolivia and Lebanon to also let people in […]