Diakonia - People change the world
 We support people in finding ways out of poverty and oppression.

Working for change

We support people in finding ways out of poverty and oppression.

How we work

Diakonia in 2 minutes

Stories of Change

  • Lerma: from bloody nightmare to peace

    In the 1980s, the small town of Lerma in Colombia was a real nightmare. A bloody war raged between drug cartels, and a quarter of the population was killed. But the people decided to turn things around. And...
  • “We’re entitled to half the power and we’re not giving up”

    Diakonia’s partner organization AMICA has for the last 20 years been defending women’s rights on the Atlantic coast in Nicaragua. “Our work involves fighting against the monster that is men’s violence against...
  • Nature is our best friend

    In La Cuchilla, in the mountains of northern Honduras, a group of farmers has come together. They’ve all taken part in Diakonia partner organizations OCDIH’s and CASM’s courses in organic farming, and it’s now...
  • Fighting violence against women

    “Nobody who comes here is a victim, they’re all survivors.” Netty Musanhu, operations manager at Musasa, is charismatic and committed when talking about the organization’s work. Stopping sexual and gender-based...