Organisation

Liechtenstein Development Service
Organisation general information
Organisation name: 
Liechtenstein Development Service
Founding year: 
1965
Country: 
Liechtenstein
Total number of staff: 
16
Percentage of microfinance activities: 
Between 0 and 20%
Type of organisation: 
Non profit
 
Government agency
Organisation's contact person
Contact person: 
Cheikh Gueye
Address: 
Im Malarsch 14
9494
Schaan
Liechtenstein
Website:
Phone: 
+423 232 09 75
Organisation summary
Mission: 

The Liechtenstein Development Service (LED) …

  • provides official development aid on behalf of Liechtenstein's government.
  • works especially in rural regions in the fields of education, health and rural development.
  • gives priority to gender issues, social justice and the environment in all respects.

 The LED is committed to a world where …

  • women and men are able to take their fate into their own hands and where human rights apply to everybody.
  • all people are able to satisfy their basic needs: food, safety, education and health.
  • paying fair wages and prices is the rule.
  • the natural resources are shared with future generations.
  • conflicts are solved by peaceful means.
  • cultural diversity is seen as an asset and cultivated accordingly.

 The LED wants to …

  • give assistance and hope to disadvantaged people in countries with weak economies by financing specific projects.
  • cooperate with project partners from Europe and the target countries on a long-term basis and with a sense of commitment.
  • provide much needed know-how through experts.
  • foster the exchange between rich and poor countries and among poor countries.
Countries of intervention: 
Africa
Europe
South America
Areas of intervention: 
    Main competences: 

    The Liechtenstein Development Service (LED) financially supports various microfinance projects on the client, micro and meso level. LED attaches great importance to social performance management and gender.

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