HEALTHY ANIMALS - HEALTHY PEOPLE - HEALTHY ENVIRONMENT

Vétérinaires sans Frontìeres Germany believes that healthy animals, healthy people and a healthy environment are essential for a prosperous future for all of us.

Vétérinaires sans Frontìeres Germany (VSFG) is the international name for the German non-profit organisation "Tierärzte ohne Grenzen e.V." who has been working in the Greater Horn of Africa since 1998. It has its headquaters in Berlin, Germany, and a regional office in Nairobi, Kenya. VSF Germany is present with country and field offices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan.

Our working areas

Voices from the projects

Four months ago, I received three female goats from VSF Germany. Only two months after I received them all three of them had twins: now I own nine goats that are providing milk to the entire family!"

Asma Hassan, pastoralist (South Kordofan State, Sudan)

As a result of the 2015 drought, I lost 45 goats, 12 camels, all 20 cattle I owned and was only left with 15 goats and 3 camels. Had it not been for the support of VSF Germany, the goats and camels that survived then would have eventually died, too." 

Abrahim Abanugus, pastoralist (Erebti District/Ethiopia)

Being the breadwinner in my house with no income, I was selected to benefit from VSF Germany`s 'Access to Food' project. It saved us from hunger and the difficulties of harsh climate conditions."

Khalif, widow (Alle-amin IDP camp, Galkayo/Somalia)

We thank VSF Germany and GIZ for giving priority to peace dialogues: all the communities in Mt. Kulal have had honest, serious talks amongst themselves on peace and sharing the scarce pasture and water resources. We met all other communities in Loiyangalani and discussed issues of resource sharing and friendly coexistence."

Lepalo Lengungu, Environmental Management Commitee Member (Larachi/Kenya)

News

The first Joint AITVM - STVM Conference

September 4-8, 2016, the first Joint International Conference of the Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (AITVM) and the...

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Women's economic empowerment

In Somalia, small-scale business activities help women to generate an income. Success boosts their self-confidence and their social standing. In the...

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New partnership agreement in Sudan

On 13 October 2014 VSF Germany and CONCERN World Wide signed a partnership agreement in Sudan.

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