Feedback from Global Giving’s site visit

In June, Global Giving sent one of their ‘in-the-field’ travellers to visit our team in West Bengal to get an...

PDS gets a boost with donation from St James’s Place Foundation

We were thrilled to be presented with a cheque for £7,500 from St James’s Place Foundation the other day.  We...

Laxmi

Laxmi started her chicken farming enterprise with Shivia in 2014. This is her story… The family depended on Laxmi’s husband...

Putul

PUTUL lives in a one-bedroom house with five other family members. They share a shabby kitchen with a neighbouring family....

Annual Review 2017

Click here to read our Annual Review for the year 2016/17     Contents include: Ten highlights from the year...

Shefali

Shefali registered with Shivia for our Poultry Development Services in 2015 and soon received her first toolkit of 10 chicks...

Anawara

ANAWARA first registered for the Poultry Development Services livelihood programme (PDS) in August 2012 and has since invested in five poultry...

Gallery: Poultry Development Services

Kamala

Kamala is 36 and has three children, one of whom has a brain tumour. Her husband is a daily-wage labourer...

IMPACT STORIES

KALYANI

(PDS Farmer)

"I had no way of earning before Shivia introduced me to poultry…

KAMALA

(PDS Farmer)

"I now have a regular income from selling eggs and some chickens.…

AKINA

(PDS Farmer)

"Before this programme we were struggling to cope and owed a lot…

NISHIKANTA

(AMS Farmer)

"Since joining the AMS programme I have noticed very many positive changes.…

  • It has been a pleasure to help shine a light on the inspirational work that Shivia does. The team’s passion and determination to make a lasting difference to families living in poverty – and doing so respectfully – is clear in every interaction. By contributing support for their marketing communications and brand identity evolution, we hope that they will be able to empower even more people in the future.
    Rebecca Lovelock
    Founder at Bretom
  • Shivia’s work is very impressive - how it is carried out and who the people are working in the locations.  It is a very healthy and together team which is being very effective.
    Jane Meyer
    Trustee of T&J Meyer Family Foundation
  • "The work Shivia does is simple and yet so life-changing, we’re thrilled to have been part of the charity’s growth story and hope to partner with them for many years to come.”
    Marisa Charosky
    Coordinator - Artemis Charitable Foundation
  • Agri-management Services has the capacity to deliver lasting change for our farmers. I have always felt that the farmers feed our nation while they can hardly afford to feed themselves. What an irony. So if my team and I are able to help farmers earn a sustainable income through agriculture, there’s nothing better than this.

    Joe Rao
    Lead Consultant for Shivia
  • I have witnessed first-hand how Shivia has not just changed but transformed people's lives with its livelihood programmes.
    Yasmine Hilton
    Chairman - 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