2020 will be the first year since 1998 that the global rate of poverty increases. After 22 years, millions of people living in poverty face the greatest risk of the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic crisis it triggers. 

This makes SNV’s mission to help people living in poverty to lift their incomes and access basic services even more important. SNV is well-positioned to help communities respond to the COVID-19 crisis and become more resilient. Our long-term presence in over 25 low-income and lower-middle-income countries means we have acted quickly with customised approaches considering the circumstances.

We continue working. We combine response with resilience. We keep evolving.

Read more of how SNV is responding to this pandemic below.