More about the Happel Foundation

The Happel Foundation is a charitable Swiss foundation based in Lucerne. It supports projects that offer people “Help to help themselves”. The Happel Foundation has two focal points of support. On the one hand it focuses on supporting people in Switzerland (mainly Central Switzerland) who are in social and/or economic distress through no fault of their own doing. On the other hand the foundation will put resources into fighting poverty in developing countries.

Current projects

Learning centers for math and English

Projects International

The Happel Foundation currently supports projects for small farmers in India and in Nepal, for small-scale fishermen in South Africa as well as for pupils in Zambia and Namibia.

Support and emburse when needed

Projects in Switzerland

TThe Happel Foundation currently supports institutions that, for example, improve the integration for migrant women and a magazine that provides information about education and child-raising.