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Hivos is an international organization that provides support to civil society organizations working in Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia. It operates in areas connected with climate, gender equality, diversity, and inclusion, and civil rights.
TypePrivate
Founded1968
HQDen Haag, NL
Websitehivos.org

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)420(+2%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)€64.9 M(+27%)

Key People/Management at Hivos

Edwin Huizing

Edwin Huizing

Executive Director
Michel Farkas

Michel Farkas

Chief Operations Officer
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Hivos Office Locations

Hivos has offices in Den Haag, La Paz, San José, Quito and in 8 other locations
Den Haag, NL (HQ)
Grote Marktstraat 47a
La Paz, BO
Avenida Tomasa Murillo & Avenida Fuerza Naval
San José, CR
Plaza Mayor 300 mts Este, 200 Sur, 25 mts Este Rohrmoser, Pavas
Quito, EC
San Ignacio E10-28 y Colina
Ciudad de Guatemala, GT
14 Calle B 12-05
Jakarta, ID
Jl. Kemang Selatan XII no1
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Hivos Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1968
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Hivos Revenue

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Hivos's revenue was reported to be €64.85 m in FY, 2019 which is a 26.7% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2019)

64.9m

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

26.7%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

3.4m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

5.2%

Net income (FY, 2019)

(1.6m)

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

54.9m
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

53.1m51.2m64.9m

Revenue growth, %

(4%)27%

Cost of goods sold

53.4m47.1m61.5m

Gross profit

(345.0k)4.1m3.4m
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

72.6m68.1m54.9m

Accounts Receivable

2.5m4.9m2.8m

Prepaid Expenses

527.0k52.0k10.0k

PP&E

1.3m1.3m1.9m
EURFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Depreciation and Amortization

313.0k242.0k1.1m

Cash From Operating Activities

14.3m(8.8m)(14.6m)

Purchases of PP&E

(155.0k)(126.0k)(1.5m)

Capital Expenditures

(3.0k)(254.0k)(1.1m)
EURFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

148.2k

Financial Leverage

2 x
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Hivos Revenue Breakdown

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Hivos revenue breakdown by business segment: 9.2% from Income from lottery organisations, 68.8% from Income from government subsidies, 17.5% from Income from other non-profit organisations and 4.6% from Other

Hivos Online and Social Media Presence

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Hivos News and Updates

Promoting freedom of expression and information in Tunisia

The free exchange of information, and the ability of journalists to exercise their right to freedom of expression and to find out facts, are essential in a healthy democracy. It is often their work, uncovering the truth and holding those in positions of power to account, that helps citizens make inf…

Grave concern over human rights violations in Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel

Hivos expresses our very deep concern over the human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory and Israel. The latest outbreak of hostilities was triggered by efforts to forcibly displace Palestinian families in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem.

Digital game ‘Amani, My Friend’ wins HIV and sexual health information competition

Amani, My Friend, the prototype of an interactive digital game, has won a friendly competition between master’s students studying media design at the University of Design and Applied Arts of Geneva (HEAD).

Sheila Oparaocha awarded the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy’s Carnot Prize

Hivos is proud to announce that Sheila Oparaocha, International Coordinator and Program Manager of our ENERGIA program, has won the prestigious Sixth Annual Carnot Prize issued by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania for her distinguished contributions to energy po…

Hivos-Triodos Fund moves forward with its own “Green New Deal”

Triodos Investment Management and Hivos have signed a new five-year strategic agreement for Hivos-Triodos Fund, further strengthening the fund’s focus on financing successful renewable energy and sustainable agriculture businesses in developing countries.

Hivos’ GreenWorks journey kicks off

As 2021 gets underway, Hivos is embarking on a quest to provide green economic opportunities to more than 9,000 young North Africans by 2024. With an alliance of thirteen members, Hivos’ new GreenWorks program aims to mitigate the impact of climate change through job creation and economic empowermen…
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Hivos Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Hivos founded?

    Hivos was founded in 1968.

  • Who are Hivos key executives?

    Hivos's key executives are Edwin Huizing and Michel Farkas.

  • How many employees does Hivos have?

    Hivos has 420 employees.

  • What is Hivos revenue?

    Latest Hivos annual revenue is €64.9 m.

  • What is Hivos revenue per employee?

    Latest Hivos revenue per employee is €154.4 k.

  • Who are Hivos competitors?

    Competitors of Hivos include NAACP (The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People), Citizen Potawatomi Nation and Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman.

  • Where is Hivos headquarters?

    Hivos headquarters is located at Grote Marktstraat 47a, Den Haag.

  • Where are Hivos offices?

    Hivos has offices in Den Haag, La Paz, San José, Quito and in 8 other locations.

  • How many offices does Hivos have?

    Hivos has 12 offices.