Het Actiefonds:

Lombokstraat 40
1094 AL Amsterdam
The Netherlands


+31 (0)20 6279661

NL 46 TRIO 0338622039

Follow us on:



Malawi: public debate on legalizing abortion while government postpones voting

4 November 2020

The majority of abortion procedures in Malawi are performed under clandestine and unsafe conditions. Complications from abortions have been estimated to account for between 6% and 18% of maternal deaths in Malawi. Abortion is only legal in Malawi to save a woman’s life. A national debate is currently being held on whether or not to […]

Read the entire message

RAINBOW MARCH – Stop forced encampment policy LGBTQIA+ refugees

4 July 2020

Unsafe situation “The police had failed to guarantee the safety of the refugees and had therefore decided to move them elsewhere. But the camps where the refugees were taken were the same ones they had fled a few months earlier. After a few extremely violent incidents, the organization had indicated once again that they could […]

Read the entire message

Black Lives Matter: call and statement

4 June 2020

We call on everybody to show their solidarity by joining the protests in whatever way they’re able. Het Actiefonds supports social movements and activists all over the world. At this moment we want to finance as many anti-racist direct actions as possible. Apply now via our website. You have our support. No justice, no peace.

Read the entire message

The threat of COVID-19 to the green agenda: an interview with Malaysian climate activist Ili Nadiah Dzulfakar

29 May 2020

“The past three months have been quite difficult for us young climate activists in Malaysia. We had massive plans in the pipeline for this year to push the climate agenda in the Malaysian parliament. But those plans are now put on hold.”   How has the COVID-19 crisis affected Malaysia? How are you coping? Right […]

Read the entire message

This system is untenable and indefensible: beyond the pandemic, beyond capitalism

14 May 2020

Relations between global capitalism and the COVID-19 pandemic I believe that there are four ways in which the emergence of COVID-19 and the unfolding of the pandemic are related to global capitalism in general and to neoliberalism in specific. First, the way it has entered human society. Like Ebola and Sika before it, COVID-19 entered […]

Read the entire message

A crises-spawning social system: on the relation between the COVID-19 pandemic and the climate crisis

8 May 2020

COVID-19 and climate breakdown: two crises of the system To relate the corona crisis to the climate crisis means to critically reflect on the relationship they both have with the design of our social system. I mean with this that both crises teach us that there are risks to how we organise structures such as […]

Read the entire message

Activism: now more important than ever! Statement concerning the corona crisis

26 March 2020

The corona crisis has an enormous impact on our lives, on the economy and on politics. Everyday life has been suspended and many actions cannot go through as planned. At the same time we see that many people are rethinking our way of life. All kinds of new initiatives to help each other are emerging. […]

Read the entire message

Mining stopped thanks to successful protest

23 July 2019

Multinational Sacyr Group has announced they will stop the extremely polluting mining activities. This message came after the local population took action. With support from Het Actiefonds they planted hundreds of trees and thus won back their land. A huge success! The communities have indicated they will continue to plant trees in the coming years, […]

Read the entire message

XminY continues as Het Actiefonds

30 March 2018

But with a new appearance! Today we’re proud to launch our new website and new visual identity. With the help of design agency Cometa we went looking for a visual language that shows what we do: support activists in realising radical societal change. Our name will also make clear what we do. From now on […]

Read the entire message