Fundraising Dinner & Auction at the House of Commons

Shivia’s Fundraising Dinner and Auction took place on Thursday 20th June 2019 in the The Churchill Room at the House...

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…..

Meet some of our farmers

Kalyani

I had no way of earning before Shivia introduced me to poultry farming. Now I am a full-time provider for my family and they are very proud of my achievement.…

Kamala

I now have a regular income from selling eggs and some chickens. This opportunity has really changed our lives. I'm managing to buy medicines for my sick child. Thank you!…

Akina

Before this programme we were struggling to cope and owed a lot to the village money-lender.  So much has changed for us now we are earning money from raising chickens.…

Nishikanta

Since joining this training programme I have noticed a great many changes…my costs are down, my yield is up and I am making a profit from farming at long last.…

  • 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