First major projects initiated in developing countries (Nigeria, Philippines)
Establishment of the “Aurora” sub-foundation for educational projects in Italy
Co-financing of development projects in Peru and Kenya in cooperation with the Government of Belgium
Executive Director Antonio Zweifel, who was a member of Opus Dei, dies of leukemia at the age of 51.
Scholarship campaign for 700 girls in developing countries ran on the occasion of the 700th anniversary of the Swiss Confederation.
Establishment of the of the “Karl Lukas Honegger Patronage”
Establishment of the sub-foundation for street children and the “Jepa-Limmat” sub-foundation, among aothers, for research in developing countries.
Establishment of the “Esmeralda” sub-foundation for social projects in Greece and in developing countries
Establishment of the “Tamaro” sub-foundation for women and children in need
Organization of the Swiss benefit tour of the Bosconia Youth Orchestra, an orchestra made up of former street children from Colombia
First “Saberes” project initiated in Colombia (training of ‘day mothers’)
Elisabeth András elected President of the Foundation, to replace Dr. Hans Thomas.
François Geinoz (Managing Director of the Limmat Foundation) elected as President of proFonds (umbrella organization of charitable foundations in Switzerland)
Inauguration of Hospital Monkole in Kinshasa, Congo
Vocational training project established in war-torn Aleppo, Syria
Support of the “Kamalini” training centre in India
“Dime” project in Medellín: Training and coaching for female entrepreneurs
Support for a Christian primary school in Ukraine
Dual training project launched in Nairobi, Kenya
Support of the Don Bosco project for the reintegration of ex-child soldiers
25. Esmeralda Charity Cup: Since 1996, the generosity of countless golfers has raised over three Mio. Swiss francs for 50 (street) children projects.
Establishment of the “Scoluniv” sub-foundation for projects in Madagascar
Relaunch of the website and appearance of the Foundation in social media
Establishment of the “Nazaret Global Education sub-foundation
The Limmat Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary.