CISP, The International Committee for the Development of Peoples, is a European Non-Governmental Organization formally established in 1983. CISP acts in the international cooperation field and in the fight against social exclusion. CISP carries out development, rehabilitation and humanitarian programmes as well as projects of applied research in about 30 countries in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Asia, and Eastern Europe. In all its activities, CISP works in close cooperation with the various local partners.
COOPI– Cooperazione Internazionale is an Italian humanitarian organisation, founded in Milan in 1965. Over almost the last 60 years, its aim has been to break the cycle of poverty and help populations affected by wars, socio-economic crises or natural disasters to reach recovery and lasting development. To date, it has helped more than 110 million people and carried out more than 2,400 projects in 72 Countries, employing about 4,800 expatriate operators and 65,000 local operators.
VIS (Volunteers for International Development) is a non-profit NGO (Non Governmental Organisation), which is committed to carry out several activities in the field of co-operation for development. VIS was legally founded in 1986 and is a non-religious organisation that stands independently beside the traditional commitment of the Salesians and of all those people who are inspired by the charisma of Don Bosco in their work of co-operation with the poor countries.