Hivos East Africa
Hivos Southern Africa
Hivos Central America
Hivos South America
Hivos Southeast Asia
Hivos West Asia
What we do
How we work
Where we work
What we do
Our planet could provide the growing world population with enough nutritious food for many years to come, but one billion people are undernourished and two billion are struggling with obesity.
Building Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)
Financing Rural Entrepreneurship
Sustainable Agriculture, Biodiversity and Climate Change
Sustainable Diets for All
Sustainable Producer Entrepreneurship and Markets
Fossil fuels are being depleted at an ever-increasing rate. The extraction and consumption of oil, gas and coal contribute considerably to climate change and lead to instability and pollution across the world.
Green and Inclusive Energy
Renewable Energy Projects
Transparency & Accountability
Citizens mostly have more rights on paper than in practice. In many countries, free elections and progressive laws exist alongside poverty, widespread corruption and government unaccountability.
Stop Child Labour
Transparency & Accountability projects
Freedom of Expression
Freedom of speech is the main measure of openness in a society, yet this space is all too often limited by those in power.
Alternative & Independent Media
Festivals and Cultural Spaces
Sexual Rights and Diversity
Almost everywhere in the world, people who do not conform to the heterosexual norm or have been born in the wrong body have a hard time.
HIV and Human Rights
Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR)
Little by little, more girls are going to school, more women have political power and more rights are enshrined in law. Yet gender equality still seems a pipe dream.
Women’s Empowerment Projects