Meet & Greet Dutch WASH sector and SWA delegation

In cooperation with NWP, IRC and DGIS, Simavi organises an informal networking event on December 4th. An important moment to emphasize the added value of institutional WASH. Read more »

Simavi. Basic health for all.

Simavi structurally improves basic health for people in marginalised communities in Africa and Asia. Read about our work »

Highlights 2013

In 2013 Simavi improved acces to clean water, toilets and basic health care for 1 million people worldwide. Read more in our annual report and view our infographic»

FIETS sustainabilty

An explanimation by the Dutch WASH Alliance on FIETS sustainabilty. Watch it here »

About Simavi

Simavi is an independent international non-profit organisation, striving for a world in which basic health is accessible to all. Basic health is a crucial stepping stone for building a better existence and creating a way out of poverty. We want to have structurally improved basic health of 10 million people in marginalised communities in Africa and Asia by 2020.  Read more »

Simavi's work on WASH

Simavi helps people to improve their water and sanitation facilities, promote hygiene in their communities and act accordingly.

Read about our work on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) »

Simavi's work on SRHR

Together with local partner organisations Simavi promotes, protects and improves sexual reproductive health and rights for all people, particularly (young) women, their families and marginalised groups.

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Latest news

Simavi re-elected as Core Group member of Share-Net

We are very proud to announce that our colleague and senior programme officer SRHR, Lara van Kouterik, has been appointed as one of the new Core Group members of Share-Net...
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Strategic Partnership to strengthen the governance of water and sanitation

 On Friday January 30th Minister Ploumen selected 25 applications for a Strategic Partnership for lobby and advocacy of civil society organisations (CSOs) in developing countries.
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Innovative entrepreneurship in Uganda: ‘Healthy Business, Healthy Lives’

By the end of December, Simavi was granted support from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) for a special project:  ‘Healthy Business, Healthy Lives’.  Simavi is glad and proud to receive...
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Case studies on institutional WASH

On December 4th, Simavi together with IRC, NWP and DGIS hosted an informal side event at The Hague, where the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Steering Committee met the Dutch WASH...
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New appointments Board of Supervisors

Simavi is pleased to announce that as of November 28th, Michiel de Wilde and Jeroen Wels will take their seats on the Board of Supervisors.
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Discussion on Sustainable Development Goals in final phase

“It’s high time Dutch development minister Ploumen lobbies hard for Water and Sanitation"
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Dutch WASH sector makes an appeal to Minister Ploumen’s water ambitions

 Nearly twenty water NGOs and the Association of Water Companies (Vereniging van Waterbedrijven) submitted a letter to Minister Ploumen about the Dutch targets for water supply.
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Best New Partnership Award: Bio-Wings in Bangladesh

Simavi teamed up with TNO for the ‘Partnership Verkiezing 2014’  competition. This initiative encourages companies to partner up with an NGO or government and develop a business case to invest...
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Institutional WASH in the spotlight for Sustainable Development Goals

On December 4th and 5th  2014 the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Steering Committee will meet in the Netherlands to discuss, among other things, the role they will play in...
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Renewed strategy

Simavi. Basic Health for all.

Alike the world around us, Simavi is in transition. In our strategy 2014-2016 we have defined a new direction. A direction which, accompanied by a new appearance, can provide answers to the challenges of our time. Read about our work »