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Mission 21 is engaged in 20 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America in the context of sustainable development cooperation and humanitarian aid for peacebuilding, education, health, food sovereignty and income generation. In this way, we contribute to the achievement of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This worldwide commitment is combined with programs for intercultural exchange and interreligious cooperation as well as the promotion of understanding for global interrelationships. Our services are open to all people, regardless of religion, origin or gender.

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What your support does worldwide

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South Sudan

Energy for learning for schoolchildren

In the remote region of Pochalla in South Sudan, people are suffering from hunger and malnutrition. Children are particularly affected - many sit in their school desks with an empty stomach.
Hungry children lack the energy to learn. This is why the elementary school of Mission 21's partner church became active. With the support of Mission 21, a warm, healthy meal is now cooked every day for around 350 schoolchildren.
Only some of the pupils still receive a filling, healthy lunch. With your support, we would like to make it possible for even more children to learn at school without hunger. Thank you very much for supporting us with your donation to lay the foundations for successful learning - in Pochalla, South Sudan, and worldwide.

► The school feeding program is part of our work for food sovereignty in Pochalla. Find out more!

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South Sudan

Help for midwifery school

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Living with HIV: Support for children and young people

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With 50 CHF

enable a woman to buy school materials for one year.

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With 120 CHF

contribute to the training of a teacher, for example.

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With 500 CHF

support training for nurses, for example

"Mission - Colonialism Revisited."

Next event on the topic of "Colonialism"

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Webinar 'Mission-Colonialism Revisited'.

Between racism and respect: What do colonialism and missions have to do with racism?

20.03.2024 | 18:15 | Online

Our webinar series on the intertwined history of mission and colonialism.

What role did Christian mission societies play in the context of colonialism? With the webinar series "Mission-Colonialism Revisited" Mission 21 brings the multi-layered history of mission and colonialism into focus and contributes to a transparent reappraisal. This with the aim of sharpening the current social debate on racism and discrimination.

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► Webinar Dossier

"Mission and Colonial Violence in the First World War", "Black Voices from the Archives", "Mission and Slavery" - in the series "Mission-Colonialism Revisited" Mission 21 has held webinars with renowned experts. In the web dossier you will find all recordings of the series as well as interesting background material.


► Dossier "Decolonize Aid

An honest look at the continuing power imbalance in development cooperation and a joint search for new strategies for cooperation at eye level.

All events

Educational event

Mission and colonialism in Basel: city tour in April

21.04.2024 | 15:30 | Basel
World Arts

Music and poetry in the city of Solothurn

3.05.2024 | 19:30 | Solothurn

Youth Summit 2024 "Young Voices. Intergenerational Online Meetup"

4.05.2024 | 14:00 | Online
Webinar 'Mission-Colonialism Revisited'.

Colonial Looting of Cultural Artefacts: Restitution? Reparation?

12.06.2024 | 12:30 | Online

how churches and missions can face decolonization

18.06.2024 | Hamburg

Alumni Day meets Youth Summit "Young Voices. Intergenerational Meetup"

29.06.2024 | 09:45 | Mission House Basel
World Arts

Music and poetry in Bellach SO

20.09.2024 | 19:30 | Bellach SO

Encounter trip to Chile


Together for


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Thanks to education, people can shape their own lives and assume responsibility in society. Mission 21 is particularly committed to helping people from marginalized population groups. 
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In many countries, tensions or violence are on the rise. Mission 21 brings its expertise in interreligious and intercultural peacebuilding to bear here and supports reconciliation and trauma work.
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Mission 21 helps people in rural areas access medical care. We support projects that ensure the sexual and reproductive health of vulnerable populations.
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Food Sovereignty

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Mission 21 supports projects that enable disadvantaged people, especially smallholder families, to eat healthy, sustainably secure their livelihoods and live a life in dignity.
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Who we are

Mission 21 is a worldwide community of partner churches and partner organizations in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America. Together, we have been committed to a life in dignity for all people on the basis of the Christian faith for over 200 years. We provide sustainable development cooperation as well as humanitarian aid. In doing so, we offer opportunities for participation in the global church. As an international learning community, we create space for intercultural exchange and interreligious cooperation and promote understanding of global interrelationships.
In 20 countries, we are involved in around 100 projects to promote peace, education, health, food sovereignty and income generation. We are particularly committed to good governance and gender equality. Through our work, we contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
Mission 21 is supported by people like you, by the Swiss Protestant Reformed Church (EKS) and by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC). Mission 21 is recognized as a non-profit organization and certified by ZEWO and EduQua.

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For example, support our projects for the education of farmers in Nigeria and give new perspectives.

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Mission 21
Protestant Mission Basel

PO Box 270
Missionsstrasse 21
4009 Basel, Switzerland
Tel.: +41 (0)61 260 21 20

Donation account Switzerland:
IBAN: CH58 0900 0000 4072 6233 2
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Donation account Germany:
Savings Bank Lörrach-Rheinfelden
BLZ: 683 500 48
IBAN: DE39 6835 0048 0001 0323 33
Account No. : 1032333

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