«What you own deep down in your heart, death cannot take away.»

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The Patrons' Committee

Erwin und Luzia Jutzet-Häller


Erwin Jutzet was a representative of the canton Freiburg in the National Council from 1995 to 2006. Since 2007 he has held a seat in the Freiburg government. His wife, Luzia Jutzet-Häller, completed her education as a Secondary School teacher. The couple currently live in Schmitten and has four children. As of 2013, they also become very proud, and patient grandparents.


«Knowing what it means to have a happy, healthy child, that brings so much joy to both parents and grandparents we fully support the NURU Foundation and have the upmost confidence in Milena Schaller.»

Otto Piller


Otto Piller is a qualified Physicist. From 1979 et 1995 he was on the Swiss Council of States and just missed out been elected to the Federal Council in 1995, when he was closely defeated by Moritz Leuenberger. He currently lives in Alterswil and has recently written a book describing his youth and the time he spent in Sensebezirk.


«I support the NURU Foundation, in order that ladies in Tanzania are also given the opportunity to give birth to their children with dignity and have good medical care.»

Ruth Lüthi


Ruth Lüthi was elected to the Grand County Council of Freiburg in 1988. From 1991 to 2006 she was responsible for the Department of Health and Social Affairs within the Freiburg Government. As an experienced politician Ruth Lüthi is a much respected and sought-after resource for public office. In 2007 the Federal Council appointed her as the President of the Federal AHV/IV Commission.


«I support the NURU Foundation, because I’m impressed by the ideals and the motivation of the initiator Milena Schaller.»