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  • Women’s Condition in Sumba Approximately one hour east of Tambolaka airport, you can find the Renewable Energy Kiosk, Yofi Mayu Delo. Sitting down in front the kiosk, Mama Margaretha, a 44-year old mother of four, winces as she recalls her life journey. “My parents, and especially my father, did not give his blessing when I […]

  • During the week of 8 March – International Women’s Day – Hivos is sharing stories of some of the amazing and powerful women we support worldwide. This year’s theme is: “Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. Connie Tinoco is a woman farmer in Rocky Point, a town on the southeast Caribbean coast of Nicaragua […]

  • The annual International Women’s Day calls for a PressforProgress on gender stereotypes, visibility of women, and celebration of women’s achievements. In the area of energy entrepreneurship, women often have to work twice as hard to show their worth and do not receive the credit they deserve for being innovative change makers. Hivos’ partner ENERGIA supports […]