Hivos Latin America

Latin America

Global Fund Guatemala

The platform for the Global Fund in Guatemala. Hivos was designated to manage the funds in Guatemala through which subsidizes the work of several local organizations.

World Press Freedom Day

World Press Freedom Day celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. The Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in December 1993.

2015 Annual Report

The Hivos Annual Report shows how we gave shape to our ideals in Latin America, Africa and Asia in 2015.


Goodbye maize mono diet!

Zambia must diversify its food production and consumption patterns to overcome nagging challenges of hunger and malnutrition and ensure good health for all its citizens.

Facts & Figures

Latin America

Total liability € 22 million

Number of countries 8

Number of partner organisations 66


Latin America

From 3-5 April, Hivos is participating in the Sustainable Energy for All Forum (SEforAll forum) in New York. The Forum is the landmark gathering celebrating the global sustainable energy movement. It brings together over 1,000 high-level representatives from government, business, civil society and helps drive action towards achieving universal access to affordable, clean and reliable energy (Sustainable Development Goal 7).

Turning lessons into action: create one day of learning


‘There is none who cannot teach somebody something.’  - Balthasar Gracían

On March 8, while the world celebrated women’s historical fight for equality and equity on International Women's Day, almost 60 Guatemalan girls were locked up and burned alive inside the “Hogar Seguro Virgen de la Asunción” shelter, located in San José Pinula, Guatemala. At present, 40 have died, many others remain missing and some survived.

Blog posts

Lea la versión en español de este blog acá.

It's three in the morning, when most people are asleep and haven’t even started thinking about the chores of the day, let alone water, a resource many of us take for granted. But not doña Ángela*. She is already up and making her way to Matagalpa, the biggest nearby town, to buy much-needed chlorine for her community’s water system.

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Son las tres de la mañana, casi todo mundo duerme y no han ni siquiera empezado a pensar en las tareas del día, mucho menos en el agua, un recurso que muchos y muchas tomamos por sentado. Doña Ángela es la excepción. Ella ya está lista y en camino a Matagalpa, la ciudad más cercana, para comprar el cloro que necesita el sistema de agua de su comunidad para funcionar correctamente.

Fotografías de Ángel Damián Reyes / Texto de Ángel Damián Reyes y Alonso Jiménez

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El Proyecto VIH Costa Rica en el que participamos no sería el mismo sin Transvida, organización socia. Sus propuestas para la atención y contención del VIH en mujeres trans representan toda una experiencia de innovación, creatividad e impacto organizacional e institucional.