Director general visits Mozambique

The Director General of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, Melchior Lengsfeld, visited, between 12 and 17 September 2016, Mozambique in order to become informed about the activities that are being developed by HELVETAS program in this country.
Director general visits Mozambique
Melchior Lengsfeld, visited, between 12 and 17 September 2016, Mozambique


Lengsfeld was pleased with the work being done, and urged for the continuity of work to improve the living conditions of communities.

The visit began in the capital, Maputo, where he met some partners, such as Budget Monitoring Forum (FMO) and the Farmers National Union (UNAC). Later, he visited the province of Nampula, where, in addition to the courtesy meeting with the Governor of the Province, held a meeting with the Provincial Director of Public Works, Housing and Water Resources. He met members of Civil Society Organizations too.

Also, Lengsfeld accompanied the results of work undertaken by HELVETAS in Mozambique, through the Governance, Water and Sanitation Programme (PROGOAS), and not only.

The mission in Mozambique ended in the province of Cabo Delgado. At this point of the country, the Director General of HELVETAS visited the program's activities linked to rural economy, and water and sanitation infrastructure, and he interacted with the community.

In Cabo Delgado province, an event with partners that included the presence of the provincial governor, Melchior Lengsfeld talked about crucial role of HELVETAS in the development of Mozambique, and said the intention of the organization is to continue to promote social economic development to the benefit of all Mozambicans. On the occasion, the Governor of Cabo Delgado, Celmira Silva, exalts the contribution of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation in reducing poverty in Mozambique.

It is noteworthy that this is the first time that Melchior Lengsfeld visits Mozambique as Director General of HELVETAS.