ADRA Switzerland supports development cooperation projects and provides humanitarian help in disaster areas. ADRA Switzerland is a non-governmental, independent humanitarian agency of the Seventh-day Adventist church.

Mission Statement

REFLECT the christian values through humanitarian and developmental activities.

ACTIVELY SUPPORT communities in need through a portfolio of development activities which are planned and implemented cooperatively.

PROVIDE assistance in situations of crisis or chronic distress, and work toward the development of long-term solutions with those affected.

WORK through equitable partnerships with those in need to achieve positive and sustainable change in communities.

BUILD networks that develop indigenous capacity, appropriate technology, and skills at all levels.

DEVELOP and maintain relationships with our partners, which provide effective channels for mutual growth and action.

PROMOTE and expand the equitable and participatory involvement of women in the development process.

ADVOCATE for and assist in the increased use of communities capacities to care for and responsibly manage the natural resources of their environment.FACILITATE the right and ability of all children to attain their full potential, and to assist in assuring the child’s survival to achieve that potential.


Food Security

Economic Development

Primary Health

Disaster Preparedness and Response

Basic Education