Hivos South America

South America

Coffee to improve life

JNC represents around 50,000 families of small farmers in Perú and works with them to strengthen their organizations and ensure sustainable growth of the coffee sector.

Meet the trans candidate

Diane Rodríguez made history in Ecuador. This woman transexual was postulating for a seat in the Ecuatorian Assembly. She is an activist for the human rights since age 18.

Culture for social change

Since 1995, Wayna Tambo promotes socially-committed art in Bolivia, encouraging young people to use culture and art as tools for expression and the social engagement. 

Empowered indigenous

Amazonian leaders in Ecuador have led a series of campaigns and legal actions in defense of their collective rights. One of these actions managed to save the sarayaku's territory.

Facts & Figures

South America

Total liability € 16.7 million

Number of countries 4

Number of partner organisations 70


South America

Just days before the Paris Agreement comes into force, developed countries, led by Australia and the United Kingdom, have delivered a Climate Finance Roadmap to meet the collective goal of mobilising 100 billion USD a year for developing countries by 2020 to tackle climate change.

Hivos' Open Contracting Data programme presents first results and insights

For Hivos and ARTICLE 19, the International Open Data Conference (#IODC16) in Madrid on 6 and 7 October marks a turning point. Over the last nine months, we have been getting ready to roll out our global programme on Open Contracting Data. Now armed with strategies and scoping studies, we will share our insights and results with the world from Madrid.

HIV Test

Hivos’ HIV Bolivia Project has received a 2018 extension and a top A1 rating given by its donor, The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in their most recent evaluation. This is not the first time that the project has received the Global Fund A1 rating. The same project has been receiving the top score ever since 2012, which is awarded to programs that “exceed expectations” in their overall performance.