Dutch NGOs make harsh, 'emotional' decisions to survive billion dollar budget cuts

A major financial line for Dutch aid will soon expire. Devex spoke to executives at four of the country's biggest NGOs to find out what steps they have taken to prepare for such a massive change and what a slimmed down Cordaid, HIVOS, Oxfam Novib and SNV will look like in the coming years.

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  • Jenny Lei Ravelo

    Jenny Lei Ravelo is a Devex Senior Reporter based in Manila. She covers global health, with a particular focus on the World Health Organization, and other development and humanitarian aid trends in Asia Pacific. Prior to Devex, she wrote for ABS-CBN, one of the largest broadcasting networks in the Philippines, and was a copy editor for various international scientific journals. She received her journalism degree from the University of Santo Tomas.