Fondation Hirondelle, Media for Peace and Human Dignity, is a Swiss organization of journalists and humanitarian aid professionals. Since 1995, it has been creating or supporting independent, civic-minded news media in conflict, post-conflict and crisis zones.
Fondation Hirondelle works to develop media outlets with popular appeal and a wide audience. Its top priority is to make its media credible through fact-based, professional journalism reported and presented by local journalists. Fondation Hirondelle has worked in Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa, and currently operates in the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Mali, Guinea, Côte d’Ivoire, and Tunisia.