SNV Netherlands Development Organisation

SNV is a not-for-profit international development organisation that makes a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty by helping them raise incomes and access basic services. It focus on only three sectors and have a long-term, local presence in around 24 countries in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Their team of more than 1,297 staff is the backbone of SNV.

They lift up incomes and access to basic services

They make a lasting difference in the lives of people living in poverty, helping them raise incomes and access basic services. Driven by the Sustainable Development Goals, they are dedicated to a society in which all people are free to pursue their own sustainable development and no one is left behind. This commitment to equity directs us to focus on gender and youth.

They apply our know-how to deliver results at scale

They apply practical know-how to support people living in poverty. By connecting our global expertise with our extensive and longstanding in-country experiences, they help realise locally owned solutions. They are experts in agriculture, energy, and water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). Their services include advice, brokering and stakeholder engagement, advocacy, fund management, results-based financing and delegated management. Their projects directly benefit millions of people.

They commit to operational excellence

They are proud to be a not-for-profit organisation, implementing their mission exclusively through project financing. This requires them to work efficiently and to invest in operational excellence every day.

 Focus countries within AFR100:

Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe



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