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

News

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).

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‘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

Rachel Kyte, Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General, steps on the podium and smiles into a huge hall filled with hundreds of people suited up for the occasion. She takes up the microphone, and and with that simple gesture opens the three-day sustainable energy conference whose title is projected on a gigantic screen above her: ‘Going further, faster together'. In other words, providing energy access for all.

During the performance review of the grants allocated by the grant Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Guatemala, Hivos got graded with an A1 grade! This mark was given to our team based on progress report on the implementation of the grant between January–September 2016. This feedback received from the Global Fund, reflects the excellent programmatic performance and financial execution of our projects in Guatemala.

Why civil society’s contribution is crucial in ensuring energy access for all