STSA is firmly committed to contributing to the wider goal of sustainable development. Each year, the Association supports a social project that meets this criteria.
2009: Bateau Genève (Geneva)
A local organisation supporting people in need on board their Lake Geneva steamboat.
2012: Terre & Faune (The Comoros Islands)
A project encouraging new economic activity by promoting recycling.
2014: Fondation BK Lubamba (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
A sustainable agriculture project in Nsele in the eastern suburb of Kinshasa.
2016: Mercy Ships (worldwide)
Supporting the construction of a second ship to expand the abiolity of Mercy Ships, an NGO operating the world's largest hospital ship to serve the poorest countries in the world.
2010: Bateau Lavoir (Geneva)
A local organisation providing hospitality training to disadvantaged youth on their boat on the Rhône.
2013: Nouvelle Planète (Peru)
A project by a Swiss-based NGO to empower villagers in the Peruvian Amazon forest through property rights and protection of rural areas.
2015: Paysans Solidaires (Burkina Faso)
A project by a Swiss-based association to support rural development and sustainable production in Burkina Faso.