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Fact and figures

Here, you can find a summary of the most important facts. Our annual report in German and French contains more details. It can either be downloaded as a PDF file or ordered in print. Send us an email or call us at +41 (0) 44 299 30 70.

 

Income
around 2.3 million Swiss francs

 
Expenditure

Funds of Connexio are used as follows:
- 85% for projects in the different areas of activity

- 2% for PR/advertising and fundraising and 13% for administration


Employees

12 employees abroad, 
5 employees at our head office,
41 volunteers on the different working groups and the board as well as numerous volunteers who are active for Connexio in different congregations or the women’s network.

 
Projects
Connexio supports projects in: 

  • Switzerland-France
  • Central Europe-Balkans: Albania, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Czech Republic and Hungary
  • Africa: Algeria, Tunisia, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Latin America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Costa Rica
  • Asia: Cambodia

Partner churches: Connexio doesn’t carry out its own projects; instead, we support projects and programs of our partner churches, be it with funds, consulting or human resources 

 

Key Aspects of Connexio’s work

Supporting partner churches locally: Connexio supports various churches and communities by offering leadership coaching and advice, training for local leaders and financial help for salaries and infrastructure.

Outreach and church growth: Connexio financially supports church planting, church growth and evangelical outreach. Connexio also facilitates training and further education for church leaders and other lay church-members.

Practical help for everyday life: Connexio supports partner churches in projects such as:

  • giving kids and youth access to better opportunities
  • making health services accessible to everyone
  • supporting rural development
  • facilitating social integration of marginalised members of society.

Supporting migrants: Connexio helps communities, partner churches and charities supporting migrants. This encompasses emergency relief, facilitating church growth and encouraging integration in exile countries.

Emergency Relief: Thanks to an emergency relief fund, Connexio can help partner churches bring rapid aid direct to those in need. 

 

 

Formation
Connexio was founded in 2002 as a merger of the former committees for inner (KiM) and external mission (KäM) as well as Hilfe im Sprengel (relief program for former Eastern bloc countries) of the United Methodist Church Switzerland-France