Vivamos Mejor was founded by a doctor in 1981 and is a private Swiss foundation based in Bern and with an office in Zurich. The organization is politically and denominationally neutral and as a ZEWO-certified organization recognized as a non-profit and tax-exempt. The organization mainly works in long-term development cooperation, and also work in humanitarian aid in the event of catastrophic events in project regions.
Vivamos Mejor is committed to ensuring that socially marginalized population groups in Latin America have fair opportunities for social participation, education and income and can thus overcome poverty on their own.
As a grassroots aid organization, Vivamos Mejor strengthens socially disadvantaged population groups so that they can actively exercise their rights and obligations as members of society and can promote the sustainable development of their living spaces.See more