• Kemiskinan yang dialami perempuan muncul sebagai akibat dari ketimpangan akses ekonomi, termasuk juga pendidikan dan kesehatan. Norma-norma diskriminatif yang ada di masyarakat menempatkan perempuan di jenis-jenis pekerjaan tertentu dan menghalangi mereka memperoleh layanan pendidikan berkualitas. Pandangan masyarakat yang belum berkeadilan gender pun kerap menghambat perempuan mendapatkan akses pelayanan kesehatan yang terbaik. Ironisnya, tak jarang pemerintah […]

    March 19, 2019
  • Poverty among women arises as a result of unequal access to economic resources, education, and health. Social discrimination keeps women in certain occupations and prevents them from gaining access to quality education. A community’s lack of perspective on gender equality often inhibits women from receiving the best health care. Ironically, governments often aggravate the situation […]

  • It has been eight years since the ‘iconic’ Sumba Iconic Island (SII) programme progressed from its early stage in 2010. With the adamant belief of having a 100% renewable energy by 2025, now the programme has managed to raise the electrification ratio from 24,5% in 2010 to 50,9% in 2018. In addition, the programme has […]

    November 27, 2018
  • Since September 2013, Hivos managed a global program called Making All Voices Count (MAVC). In short, MAVC is about promoting the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in making all voices in the society heard and matter to improve transparency, accountability and governance in each participating country. Together with Ghana, Kenya, the Philippines, South Africa and Tanzania, Indonesia was part of the […]

    November 26, 2018
  • Diving Deep in Open Contracting Through Open Government Partnership Network Hivos Southeast Asia is advancing its initiatives in Open Contracting through the network of Open Government Partnership (OGP) Regional Meeting in Korea. Hivos took part in the meeting where open government leaders and practitioners from across the Asia-Pacific region gathered to raise collective ambition and […]

    November 7, 2018
  • Global warming of 2°C above pre-industrial levels is substantially more harmful than 1.5°C, according to the new report on global warming launched by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). A mere two-degree rise in the average global temperature would significantly impact human life, the economy and the global environment. It would mean more severe and longer […]

    October 8, 2018
  • Social entrepreneurship is blossoming in Indonesia. It is viewed as an impactful alternative approach to solve economic and social problems. Yet, there are limited resources available to assist up-and-coming social entrepreneurs in founding their social businesses and sharpening impacts. Hivos believes building a strong knowledge basis for business development is the key. Through the IDEA JAM […]

    August 16, 2018
  • The implementation of a new way of working at Hivos, together with the decentralization of financial management of projects to the regions in 2017, has made additional adjustments in our financial systems necessary. Unfortunately, they have taken longer than expected and have caused a delay in finalizing our Annual Accounts. In July and August, we will finalize and publish the […]

    June 29, 2018
  • Digital Earth is a six-month fellowship for artists and designers based in Africa or Asia working across a variety of media who would like to investigate our current technological reality. It is a unique research support program that helps experienced artists to reflect, research, experiment and produce work. The fellowship consists of a monthly stipend […]

    June 27, 2018
  • The seeds of social entrepreneurship in Indonesia have been growing quickly, but are still predominantly found amongst the middle classes in urban areas. Social entrepreneurship opportunities rarely reach the lower middle class or those living outside large cities. “Idea Jam” is Hivos’ way to offer “idea incubation” to everyone, using a tailored program that gives […]

    June 19, 2018