Curry and wine tasting supper kicks off 10/10 campaign

Huge thanks to Shivia supporter David Ray for kicking off our 10/10 multiplier campaign with a wonderful curry supper and...

Charity Awards – the results

Charity Awards – the results

Last night we were enormously proud to attend The Charity Awards having been nominated in the category for International Aid...

The Charity Awards 2018

We are very  excited and proud to be nominated for an award by Civil Society Media and CAF, in partnership...

PhilFest at BlackRock

PhilFest at BlackRock

We were delighted to be part of ‘PhilFest’, the first Philanthropy Festival to be hosted by BlackRock, the largest worldwide...

Our 10th Anniversary Party

My name is Riddhima Ramnani and I am a Liberal Arts student at Richmond University. I was invited to Shivia’s...

Oh what a night!

Oh what a night!

Last week was a phenomenal one for Shivia.  The celebrations started on Wednesday evening when we were announced as International...

Extensive press coverage for Nirdhan

Congratulations to Nirdhan on hosting a wonderful event to celebrate their 6th anniversary. There were many members of the regional...

Royal Parks Half Marathon 2017

We are delighted to have another team of 10 runners for this year’s Royal Parks Half Marathon which is on...

Olly’s reflections on Nirdhan’s Annual Day Celebration

Olly’s reflections on Nirdhan’s Annual Day Celebration

24th August 2017 To the team at Nirdhan…..

Nirdhan’s Annual Day Celebrations

Tomorrow, 23rd August, marks the 6th anniversary of the foundation of our organisation in India, Nirdhan.  To mark the occasion...

Meet some of our farmers

Kalyani

(PDS FARMER)

Kalyani is 30 and married with two children aged 8 and 10 years. She started her poultry enterprise with Shivia in May 2015 and since then…

Kamala

(PDS FARMER)

Kamala is 36 and has three children, one of whom has a brain tumour. Her husband is a daily-wage labourer and prior to her poultry enterprise…

Akina

(PDS FARMER)

Akina is 50 and is married with seven daughters. She and her husband Hajrat used to work as agricultural labourers, earning about £1 each per…

Nishikanta

(AMS FARMER)

Nishikanta is 45 and he registered for AMS in June 2014. He has a small plot of land, part of which he leases to another…

  • I have witnessed first-hand how Shivia has not just changed but transformed people's lives with its livelihood programmes.
    Yasmine Hilton
    Chairman of Shivia
  • Alquity supports Shivia because they transform lives by giving people the opportunity to do things themselves and they do it with dignity.
    Suresh Mistry
    Director, Alquity
  • We were thrilled to see the impact of the work being done and to meet the team on the ground. It was truly humbling to see the difference being made to so many people by this group of highly motivated and capable people.
    Stewart Brown
    Director, Artemis Investment Management LLP
  • We are excited to support such a strategically-minded and professionally run charity that is making a real and sustainable difference. The focus and design of the livelihood programmes are simple and highly effective – and the results speak for themselves.
    Lars-eric Roden
    Director, The T&J Meyer Foundation
  • Farming is my only source of income... I registered with Shivia to learn how to reduce my farming expenses and produce better quality outputs. I am definitely seeing good results compared to previous years and have learned how to make bio-pesticides.
    AMS farmer
    Familia location West Bengal

some of our supporters