2016 was an eventful year. Discover the highlights of five different people.
We challenged ourselves in 2016 to magnify the impact of our work. How?
Read Simavi’s full annual report
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We have embarked on a journey to maximise the impact of our new programmes
At Simavi we are keen to take full responsibility for demonstrating the impact of our work. But what exactly is this ‘impact’? And how we do judge whether a project has impact or not? We are implementing a new approach to answer exactly these questions.
Launching of a new national network to combat child marriages
On November 7 the national network Girls not Brides Netherlands was launched. Girls Not Brides the Netherlands was founded by thirteen Dutch organisations, including Simavi, which in turn work with dozens of partner organisations across Africa and Asia. Together we are committed to end child marriage and enable every girl to fulfil her potential.
Introducing nine new programmes for a healthy life for all
In this strategic partnership with the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, we have joined hands to increase the sustainability of water, sanitation and hygiene services. The Watershed programme will take up the challenge to meet the targets of universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) by 2030.
Going for Gold is a new programme aiming to empower women in gold mining areas in Tanzania and Ghana. Discover how Simavi, Soldaridad and Healthy Entrepreneurs improve the situation in gold mines and create better economic opportunities for these women.
"Ensuring menstrual health for girls and women all over the world is a vital step towards female empowerment."
"By collecting evidence about our work, we know where we are now, where we want to be and how we get there."
"In the year 2016, 23 health facilities have been connected to water and sanitation."
"The Sustainable Development Goals are important in achieving Simavi’s mission to ensure a healthy life for all"