The VSF-Suisse Association

VSF-Suisse was founded in 1988 by students of veterinary medicine at the University of Berne. With a great vision and thousands of volunteer hours, it managed to implement the first two projects in 1996 in what is now South Sudan. In the same year, a professionally managed office was opened in Berne. Today VSF-Suisse has 250 members and about 150 staff, of which twelve at the headquarters and the others in the various country offices. Our country teams are led by local managers and consist mainly of veterinarians and project staff. Together, they manage an average of 30-40 projects per year in Ethiopia, Djibouti, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Togo. VSF-Suisse is part of the VSF International network and is Zewo-certified in Switzerland.

Would you like to join the association as a member?

Becoming a member is easy! All you have to do is fill out the application form online and we will send you the documents right away.

We would be honoured to have you by our side!

The board

Ulrich Kihm

Ulrich Kihm

President

Prof. Dr. med. vet
ulrich.kihm@safoso.ch

Hanspeter Steinlin

Hanspeter Steinlin

Vice President

Dr. med. vet.
hsteinlin@gmail.com

Simone Hofer Frei

Simone Hofer Frei

Secretary

Communications
simone.hofer@bluewin.ch

Claudio Clematide

Claudio Clematide

Finances

Social entrepreneur claudio.clematide@vsf-suisse.org

Pascale Wälti Maumier

Pascale Wälti Maumier

Stefanie Graf

Stefanie Graf

Shirley Cuénoud

Shirley Cuénoud

President of the VSF-Suisse student group
shirley.cuenoud@students.unibe.ch

The statutes of the association

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