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    Aim The fund’s mission is to catalyze a sustainable, inclusive and green economy by investing in scalable organizations in emerging markets. It aims to help develop a sustainable financial sector supportive of inclusive, sustainable food value chains to benefit small-scale farmers and enable access to clean, affordable and reliable energy for low-income households and SMEs. […]

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    This 18-month long initiative led by Hivos and Coalition for Diversity and Action (CODIVA) focuses on tackling stigma and discrimination towards the LGBTI community in Timor-Leste by providing gender sensitization training to local authorities and institutions and also providing a safe space in the form of a clinic for HIV-related testing and dissemination of HIV-related […]

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    The Civil Society and Good Governance in Timor-Leste project is a development of a previous project led by Hivos entitled Survivor’s Project, which supported gender based violence (GBV) victims in Timor-Leste by providing them with the necessary tools and support to re-enter their communities as survivors rather than victims, whilst advocating for change. Similar to […]

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    Improved TB/HIV Prevention and Care Aim The ‘Improved TB/HIV prevention and care: building models for the future (BMF)’ project aims to bridge the gap in quality and availability of integrated Tuberculosis and HIV health services between the public and private health care sectors. Where The Philippines Why The Philippines continues to have elevated levels of […]

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    Aim To contribute to economic prosperity and poverty reduction in Indonesia by promoting a switch to sustainable consumption and production of green, healthy, fair and local food by consumers and Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). Where Indonesia Why The current food system has tremendous negative impacts on biodiversity, ecosystem resilience and human health. Instant, […]

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    Aim To ensure that companies and CSR initiatives include a community-based approach to getting children out of work and into formal quality education in their policies and practices – one which is subsequently promoted and strengthened by governments, policymakers and (inter)national organizations. Where Asia and Africa Why There is still a way to go before […]

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    Aim To provide access to reliable and 100 percent renewable forms of energy for the 750,000 inhabitants of Sumba Island, ending their dependency on fossil fuels and supporting gender-balanced development and economic activities of the people. Where Sumba Island, East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Why Access to energy is very limited in Indonesia‘s rural areas, […]

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    Aim Hosted by Hivos since 2016, ENERGIA wants to contribute to universal, equal and equitable access to and control over sustainable energy for all, putting women at the center of its efforts. Where Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Nepal, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Tanzania. Why Women and men’s energy needs and uses differ, as do […]

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    This page provides a number of papers and publications that explain the Sustainable Diets for All (SD4ALL) programme in greater detail and give broader context to its activities. The spice of life: the fundamental role of diversity on the farm and on the plate Biodiversity loss is one of the areas where humanity is operating furthest outside […]

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    Aim To co-create an overall business support and promotion structure for social entrepreneurs who want to run economically sound businesses with a focus on social and/or environmental impact because they believe this is the path towards sustainable job and income creation and positive environmental change. Where Middle East and North Africa, East Africa, Southern Africa, […]