"After completing my studies I spent several months volunteering in the Greek refugee camps of Ritsona and Inofyta, where I worked with groups of young children on a daily basis. Having studied the social sciences, I felt the need to confront one of society's most pressing problem. On arrival I was very moved by the context in which I landed. It is after carrying out research and getting in touch with child experts abroad that I truly understood the importance of my time with them. I was told that a sound development at those ages is paramount, especially following what they have been through".

                                                Marc Salzmann

  • January 2017: ECIP was founded

  • May 2017: partnership with I AM YOU at the Refugee camp of Ritsona (Greece)

  • May 2018: partnership with the Swiss Brazelton Institute at the Grangettes Hospital for R&D purposes

  • November 2018: ECIP's help in Ritsona stops due to lack of fund

ECIP is a Geneva-based nonprofit association, which is politically neutral and of no religious affiliation. It is registered at the Registre du Commerce and the Fiscal Administration of the Canton of Geneva.





Our Team

Marc Salzmann

Director and Founding Member. Marc graduated with MSc Political Economy of Europe at the LSE and manages our operations. 


Victoria Benbassat

Honorary and Founding Member. Victoria graduated with BA in Geography and Environment at the University of Geneva and consults us on strategy.


David  Braha

Development and Outreach and Founding Member. David graduated with BA in Journalism at Lancaster University and takes care of our internal development. 


Loic Mouilah

Treasurer and Founding Member. Loic Graduated with BA in Economics from the University of St Gallen and is in charge of budgeting.




In order to help materialize our projects, we are very grateful for potential donations. You will be followed by regular news reports to keep you updated of the situation on the ground and the impact of your contribution.

Any donation, however the generosity, is most welcomed and we thank you very much in advance.

- by check to :  C/O ECIP  Chemin des Tourterelles 20, 1226 Thônex, Switzerland

- by bank transfer: Early Care Intervention Program, 5058.73.65

                                  BCGE Bic/Swift: BCGECHGGXXX

                                  IBAN: CH23 0078 8000 05058736 5 

If you would require any additional information regarding our financial plan, please don't hesitate to contact us.



Address: 20 Chemin des Tourterelles, 1226, Geneva, CH 

Tel: +41 (0) 76 280 87 36

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