Small Actions Credit Line (Quick Impact)

Projet terminé

The Small Actions Credit Line (Quick Impact) is a humanitarian instrument of the Swiss Embassy's cooperation office that allows a fast response to requests for moderate one-time funding of limited duration. It enables the Embassy's cooperation office in Lebanon to fund small scale development or humanitarian activities that addresses needs of refugees, IDPs, vulnerable migrants or communities at risk, supports the strategic strengthening of the portfolio of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East and which contribute to the visibility of Swiss presence in the region.

Pays/région Thème Période Budget
Aide humanitaire & RRC
Emploi & développement économique
Renforcement des systèmes de santé
Protection, accès & sécurité
Politique du secteur de l’eau
Approvisionnement en eau
Création d'emplois
Services médicaux
Assainissement d'eau
Conservation des ressources en eau
01.03.2019 - 31.12.2022
CHF  800’000

The Middle East is facing a complex, regional crisis. The parallel conflicts in Syria and Iraq have both been qualified by the United Nations as the highest level of humanitarian emergency.

The continuous degradation of the humanitarian context, along with the increasingly protracted nature of the crises, requires therefore careful studies, identification missions and testing of partners/ideas, while keeping a good enough Swiss visibility set of programme adaptations both on operational and managerial level.

Objectifs To strengthen the relevance and coherence of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East 2019-2022 in Lebanon through the availability of a simple and flexible funding tool.
Groupes cibles Target group will depend on the individual Partial Actions.
Effets à moyen terme
  • Strategic strengthening of the portfolio of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East.
  • Covering of existing gaps, urgent needs and pinpointed interventions.
  • Exploration of innovative approaches, responding to emerging opportunities and test new fields of intervention

Principaux résultats attendus:  

  • Implementation of small scale humanitarian and development initiatives-
  • Conducting of or contributing to assessment, consultancies, capacity buildings, events, studies, and others.
  • Provide the Swiss Cooperation Office with an appropriate tool to react timely to request of local partner.

Principaux résultats antérieurs:  

  • Improved knowledge to youth in public schools in 3 different areas in Lebanon through arts, and sports.
  • Youth led Initiatives in Lebanon have increased opportunities for getting sustainable funding within the next year of project cycle
  • Improve the language skills between workers and employers, through an application.

Direction/office fédéral responsable DDC
Crédit Aide humanitaire
Partenaire de projet Partenaire contractuel
ONG internationale ou étrangère
Organisme des Nations Unies (ONU)
  • Fonds des Nations Unies pour l’enfance
  • Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient

Coordination avec d'autres projets et acteurs Partial Actions funded under the Small Actions Credit Line (Qutck Impact) have justification of their own and do not always need to be in synergy with larger projects of the Swiss Cooperation Strategy Middle East. However, in general interventions should be In line with the domains as defined in the mentioned strategyu Small projects can be complementary to existing projects within the Cooperation Strategy.
Budget Phase en cours Budget de la Suisse CHF    800’000 Budget suisse déjà attribué CHF    98’149 Projet total depuis la première phase Budget de la Suisse CHF   293’908 Budget y compris partenaires de projet CHF   500’000
Phases du projet

Phase 2 01.03.2019 - 31.12.2022   (Completed)