Conflicts and crisis situations are often linked to lack of information, rumours and propaganda. Thus in conflicts and crises, independent information is vital to restore hope and trust. It allows populations that are victim to take key decisions and form their own opinions.
In the wake of conflict, people need not only to rebuild their infrastructure but also to rebuild together the social fabric of their societies.
Each day, Fondation Hirondelle enables people suffering from the consequences of war and poverty to know what is going on in their country. Fondation Hirondelle gives them a voice, offers them the possibility to make choices in their daily lives. Some thirty million people currently benefit from independent information thanks to Fondation Hirondelle, helping to rekindle their hopes of a better future.
Since 1995, we have managed or supported numerous projects in Kosovo, East Timor, Central African Republic, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania. We invite you to find out more about them.