SNV is an organisation who believes that no-one should have to live in poverty and that all people should have the opportunity to pursue their own sustainable development. Started out in the Netherlands more than 40 years ago, SNV operates now in 36 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, contribuiting to solving some of the leading problems in the world such as agriculture, renewable energy, water, sanitation and hygien. The animation was created by Amsterdam based agency Calango under the direction of Jeroen Krielaars.