Chicken Run raises over £11,000!

On 14th October our team of amazing runners completed the Royal Parks Half Marathon in London. Despite the pouring rain...

Advent of Change

We are very excited to be part of Advent of Change – a unique advent calendar for 2018 supporting 24...

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...

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...

Chris is going the extra mile for Shivia…literally

Five years ago our trustee and CFO, Chris Langridge, had a very good reason for setting himself a tough mental...

Stuff the turkey….and spare a thought for chickens

Are you stuck for inspiration this Christmas? Are you looking for an original gift idea for friends or family? Or...

Running for Shivia

16,000 people took part in the Royal Parks Half Marathon 2017. Ten of them were running to raise money for...

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