who we are

10 million
incarcerated people in the world.
of detainees leave prison
67 %
fall back into criminal activity

Chryzalid is a non-profit Swiss NGO which targets countries in the South and East, supporting self-help projects aimed at detainees and their families as well as the victims.

These projects are led irrespective of background, sex, language or religion.

Inspired by Christian values, Chryzalid promotes action for upholding Human Rights and Dignity.
Its objectives are:

  • To help victims of crime to rebuild and reintegrate themselves into the community
  • To contribute to constructing a safer and more supportive society.