- Women’s Empowerment X
- Sexual Rights and Diversity X
- Freedom and Accountability X
- Sustainable Food X
- Renewable Energy X
Open up contracting, open up mining
“We, the Tagbanuas of Narra, are entitled to have a voice in how our land is used.” Sylvestra Dadison is a community leader of the Tagbanuas, a community living in Narra, the Philippines. It is on her community’s land that a mining company has started operating. “If no speaks up, indigenous people will always be marginalized.”
How data revealed more than just nepotism in the Philippines
The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism meets Open Contracting
In September 2018, the Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (PCIJ) published a series of stories exposing how President Rodrigo Duterte had poured billions of pesos in infrastructure funds into his home region, Davao.
Hivos in the kitchen with popular Indonesian TV chefs
Education is key to unleashing the Indonesian food revolution
“Upon returning to Indonesia after eight years abroad, I was surprised to see a local version of KFC, McDonalds or another fast food chain on every street corner! Nobody in Jakarta is cooking at home anymore. Everybody is eating unhealthy, ready-made comfort food. This is very worrying.”
Who owns energy?
Getting ready for a revolution
According to Hivos partner Fabby Tumiwa, we rely too much on big energy companies and their fossil fuels, even though we don’t have to. “If you look at renewable energy, anyone, every house, can produce electricity. We should be ready for a revolution.”
We are what we eat
Changing the food system
Allow us to take you to Indonesia, Bolivia, Zambia, Kenya and Uganda. In these countries, we’re getting street vendors, municipalities, cooks, farmers, activists and politicians to not only fight malnutrition in innovative ways, but also to slowly change the way the food system works.
We are hivos
Hivos believes that when people are given a chance to live in freedom and dignity, they are able to live a life that contributes to the greater good of humanity.