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.
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.
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.