Sitawi among the most influential NGOs in the world

The 5th edition of the ranking Best 500 NGOs in the world (TOP 500 NGOs World) ranked Sitawi among the most influential social organizations in the world. For the first time in the dispute, the organization ranked 6th in Brazil, 8th in Latin America and 130th in the global ranking.

“This result reflects Sitawi's effort, over the years, to consolidate itself as a reference in efficiency and innovation in the Third Sector. We are very happy and anxious to continue acting in favor of our mission”, commented Marianna Abreu, from the Relationship team.

The ranking researches, evaluates and classifies the best practices and ideas in the social sector, highlighting innovation, impact and different ways of acting. According to the NGO Advisor, the tripod impact, innovation and sustainability is essential in the work developed by a social organization. The 2016 edition was considered the most disputed, with increasingly influential, powerful and innovative organizations.


10 general indicators of each organization and 165 in detail were analyzed. Sitawi stood out for its transparency and accountability with the audited results, which can be checked here.

The Top 500 NGO is a unique evaluation ranking of non-profit organizations from different parts of the world that combines evidence-based quantitative analysis with qualitative research.

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