Health is the first step out of poverty

About us

With good health, you can look after yourself and your family and lift yourself out of poverty. That is why Simavi works towards a healthy life for all.

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Ariette is Simavi’s Managing Director. After a long career at the Swedish SCA Cooperation (known for its brands like Edet and Libresse), she is now  driven to inspire the public and private sectors, knowledge institutions, NGOs  and communities to work together towards a healthy life for all.    


Simavi works to improve the health of disadvantaged people

Since 1925, we have constantly adapted our methods to suit the changing landscape of development and the needs of our beneficiaries. To continue to make a real difference, we nurture and safeguard the four competencies that form the core of our work.

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