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IBAN: CH15 0663 3740 2230 4455 9

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Founding Story


GANYDAR stands for ‘ganar’ (to earn) and ‘dar’ (to give). Our mission is to create opportunities for 20 million 15-24 year-old Latin Americans that can neither study nor work.


Our programmes help vulnerable youngsters learn a craft, find a decent job and become a positive force in their communities.


GANYDAR creates opportunities so that young, vulnerable Latin Americans can grow, earn a living and create their own future


Apprentices helps renovate historic monuments, humble neighborhoods, as well as fix and improve public infrastructure. They also collaborate in an important way in the preservation of the national historical heritage, making it more attractive for the inhabitants of the cities and for the tourism.


GANYDAR contributes to the training of these vulnerable young people, in their training and in the sustainable development that allows them to forge a decent and prosperous way of living.

Education Employment Entrepreneurship

"Since 1995, more than 1.500 youngsters have learnt a craft with our programmes"

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Address: 31 Dorfstrasse, Feusisberg, SZ, 8835, Switzerland

Phone: +41 (0)44 586 1441

Email: info@ganydar.org



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    TOOLS FOR WORKSHOPS – Training apprentices and 
preserving our heritage

    Purchase CHF 150’000 worth of manual and power tools to train vulnerable youngsters in a pragmatic and valuable craft.

    TOOLS FOR GRADUATES – Enabling apprentices to work after graduation

    Purchase CHF 150’000 worth of manual and power tools to train vulnerable youngsters in a pragmatic and valuable craft.


    Our Team


    Lucien Vouillamoz: Co-Founder & Chairman.

    Inventor and serial entrepreneur. Launched GANYDAR inspired by the mothers of Guasmo, Ecuador.

    Email: l.vouillamoz@ganydar.org

    Christoph Schaer: Co-founder & Council Member.

    Lawyer and entrepreneur. Passionate about sustainable farming, he runs a Merino sheep ranch in Patagonia.

    Email: c.schaer@ganydar.org

    Gregor Schmid: Co-founder & Council Member.

    Lawyer and succession planning advisor. Member of the Swiss-Uruguayan Chamber of Commerce.

    Email: g.schmid@ganydar.org

    Prof. Dr. Pierre-Alain Raeber: Co-founder & Council Member.

    Doctor and specialist in tropical medicine, where he practiced in Africa. Teaches Public Health at University.

    Email: p.raeber@ganydar.org

    Daniel Rincón Hanna: Managing Director.

    Systems engineer. Has worked in Spain, Colombia and Cuba. Fired by the desire to empower a new generation of young Latin Americans.

    Email: d.rincon@ganydar.org

    Carlos Montero: Research Director and Devil's Advocate.

    Editor in chief - Journalist. Creates new development models and ensures analytic rigour.

    Email: c.montero@ganydar.org

    Alberto Lasa Saracíbar: Marketing Director.

    Online marketing specialist and entrepreneur. "I think technology can change the world".

    Email: a.lasa@ganydar.org


    Our finances



    Partnerships


    Execution partners

    AECID

    Grant-giving partners

    Green Leaves Educational Foundation

    Primesteps

    Reparalia