Who We AreTerre des hommes
Terre des Hommes Italy (TdH It) is a non-profit organization, part of the Terre des Hommes International Federation with headquarters in Geneva and Brussels. Terre des Hommes International Federation is a network of ten national organizations working for the rights of children and for the promotion of equitable development without racial, religious, political, cultural or gender-based discrimination. Our organization carries out humanitarian relief and international development projects in the sectors of education, health, livelihoods, WASH and protection to benefit thousands of children, their families and communities. It currently operates in 20 countries around the world and is active in Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Northern Iraq and Jordan in the Middle East. Terre des Hommes Italy assists 100,000 children and 400,000 people with 70 projects with an annual budget of 18 Million Euros. The core expertise of TdH It is Child Protection providing a comprehensive approach to safeguard vulnerable minors.
TdH It has been working in Jordan since 2005. Most of the interventions in the country are concentrated in the governorate of Zarqa as its urban areas present one of the highest poverty and fertility rates at the national level.
Every day, TdH Italy is at the forefront in order to protect children from violence, abuse and exploitation. The core mission of TdH Italy lies in guaranteeing every child the right to attend school, enjoy non-formal education, and have access to medical treatments and food. We carry out humanitarian relief and international development projects in the sectors of education, health, livelihoods, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), protection, to the benefit of thousands of children, their families and communities. Additionally, in carrying out its projects Terre des Hommes Italy ensures financial rigour and transparency, it aims at the empowerment of local human and natural resources, and it is committed to achieve long-term sustainability of its projects.
Our VisionA world in which every child can grow up free from violence, exploitation, abuse and hunger while receiving appropriate medical care and education without being discriminated on the basis of religion, ethnicity or politics.
- Child rights at the core
- Concrete and direct aid
- Beneficiary involvement
- Partner excellence
- Impartiality, neutrality and independence
- Equal opportunities
- Sustainable development
- Honest communication
- Militancy and professionalism
- Attention to the origin of funding
- Civic Participation