Shivia is part of #Togetherband campaign!

Shivia is part of #Togetherband campaign!

What is #TOGETHERBAND? British Sustainable accessories brand BOTTLETOP launched the #TOGETHERBAND campaign on April 22nd 2019 – World Earth Day,...

Donor field visit with Artemis

We were delighted to welcome representatives from Artemis Fund Management to India in October.  This was our third “Family Field...

Our latest newsletter (November 2019)

We have just published our latest newsletter with updates from India and exciting ways to help support Shivia over the...

Charity Film Awards

Charity Film Awards

We have entered the Charity Film Awards 2019 with a short video about our work in West Bengal.  This is...

Advent of Change 2019

Shivia is supported by Advent of Change for the second-year running We are delighted to announce that we have joined...

The Goat Café by Francesca Simon

Thank you to children’s author Francesca Simon for supporting Shivia with her wonderful book The Goat Café. Francesca is the...

Chicken Run 2019!

On 13th October it’s the Shivia Chicken Run again – also known as the Royal Parks Half Marathon. Our amazing...

Anjali Das

Over the years we have collected numerous stories about the impact of our programmes.  In the majority of cases they...

Sabita Majhi

Sabita is one of our most successful poultry farmers. She is very proud of what she has achieved in a...

AMS leads to marriage proposal!

Meet Raju (pictured here in the centre), a young man of  23 years old living with his parents in one...

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