Hivos, founded in 1968, is a Dutch non-governmental not-for-profit development organization inspired by humanist values. Together with more than 800 partner organizations in over 30 countries across the globe, 170 staff members and 13 offices worldwide, including 2 in Indonesia, Hivos seeks to contribute to a free, fair, and sustainable world. This is a world in which all citizens have equal access to the resources and opportunities for their development, and where they can actively and equally participate in decision-making processes that determine their lives, their society and their future. Hivos believes in the creativity and the capacity of individuals. Quality, cooperation, and innovation form the core values in Hivos’ way of working.
Hivos believes in the creativity and capacity of individuals. Quality, co-operation and innovation form the core concepts in Hivos’ philosophy. Hivos is committed to the poor and marginalized in Africa, Asia and Latin America. A sustainable improvement in their conditions is the ultimate benchmark for Hivos’ work and efforts. The empowerment of women is an essential concern in all its programs.