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Pro Victimis Foundation (PVF)

https://provictimis.org/

Overview

  • Organization TypeFoundation
  • HeadquartersSwitzerland
  • Founded1988
The Pro Victimis Foundation (PVF) provides grants for projects that advance its mission “to bringing about lasting changes in the lives of the most vulnerable communities in developing countries, by supporting primarily the victims of forgotten or unrecognized disasters (extreme forms of exploitation, chronic consequences of armed conflict, natural or industrial disasters, etc.) who receive little or no attention. Today, its activities include those population groups which are most exposed to the consequences of conflict, exploitation, discrimination and injustice, they endeavors to help them regain their rights and dignity, obtain compensation and recover their autonomy”. General approach The Foundation favors the following projects: -Who places vulnerable people at the center of its activities and makes them actors in their change -That strengthen the autonomy, capacities and know-how of the most vulnerable communities and people -Focusing on forgotten or neglected causes -Who favor and support local actors -Who think outside the box and promote innovation -Who promote holistic approaches -Which contribute to having a systemic effect, that is to say, likely to modify the causes of the problems addressed and not only their damage -That helps to make a lasting impact

Company Offices

  • Switzerland (headquarters)
  • Geneve
  • Rue Saint-Ours 5