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WHO WE ARE

Vikāra: Ancient Sanskrit term recognizing emergent change and transformation

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WHAT WE DO

Apply Highly Catalytic,

High-Impact Approaches that recognize the complex and adaptive nature of systems we are operating in

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to support sustainable and resilient community, economic, and environmental development globally.

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We catalyze durable & inclusive systemic change for ...

MSR

Market Systems, Value Chain & Entrepreneurial EcoSystems

Agri

Agriculture, Food Security & Nutrition

Health & Social

Health & Social Systems

Education & Livlihood

Market-led Education, Livelihood, Enterprise & Workforce Development 

Climate

Climate Adaption &  Natural Resource Management

Women & Vulnerable

Youth, Women & Other Vulnerable Groups

 
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REGIONS

Vikāra is a global operation and has run projects and activities across a vast array of countries.

(*Formerly operating as EcoVentures International.)

Africa

​Ethiopia
Ghana
Kenya
Liberia
Madagascar
​Mozambique
Nigeria

​Rwanda

Senegal

Sierra Leone

South Africa

Tanzania
Uganda
​Zambia
​Zimbabwe

Latin America & The Caribbean

Antigua & Barbuda
Barbados
Brazil
Costa Rica
Dominica
Ecuador
Grenada

Guatemala

Haiti

Honduras

St. Kitts & Nevis

St. Lucia
St. Vincent & the Grenadine

Middle East

​Afghanistan
Egypt
Jordan

Morocco
Pakistan

Iraq

Asia Pacific

​Bangladesh
Cambodia
East Timor (Timor Leste)
Mongolia

​Nepal
Philippines
​Solomon Islands​
​Thailand

Europe

​Azerbaijan
​Denmark

​Poland​
​Ukraine

North America

Mexico​
​United States

 

CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORKS

Vikāra has led the design of several influential conceptual frameworks that are guiding practice in programs around the globe.

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Change Wheel
Gender
 

RESEARCH LAB

Vikāra designs & manages research initiatives to explore behavior and systems change within diverse contexts and cultures, globally. We focus on inclusive systems development.

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Research on market systems resilience in local communities across Nepal.

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Research on market systems resilience in local communities across Kenya.

 

COLLABORATIVES & COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE

Vikāra convenes spaces for collaboration & dialogue, fostering innovative thinking & action to solve critical challenges. 

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SIM CoP
 

TRAINING TOOLS

Vikāra's simulation training tools are interactive, high impact tools to recreate various contexts and changing conditions within a training room.

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CARTOON SERIES

Explore Vikāra's renowned cartoon learning series used by development practitioners worldwide. 

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​You can explore topics like:

 

WHO WE WORK WITH