Finances — being transparent

Development Initiatives is a group of companies led by Development Initiatives Poverty Research (DIPR), a not-for-profit company established in England (company number 06368740). DIPR has a trading subsidiary called DI International (company number 05802543). This company undertakes consultancy assignments that will help to deliver the group’s strategy and profits are used to build the reserves needed to manage risk and undertake new and innovative work.

Development Initiatives works in Brazil, Kenya, Nepal, Uganda, the UK and the US.

Brazil, Kenya, Nepal and Uganda operate as branches of the main group based in the UK. We have an office in Kenya, and in Brazil and Uganda we have staff working in partner’s offices. In Nepal we work through the Open Nepal partnership.

Development Initiatives Poverty Research America Inc. is registered in the USA as a section 501(c)(3) charity. It has an office in Washington DC and works directly with the rest of the group.

Fair pay

Development Initiatives is a living wage employer in the UK and applies the same principles to salaries across the world. Interns are paid a minimum of the living wage or equivalent in-country. Development Initiatives is committed to equality and inclusion. It uses the World Bank formula to monitor gender disparity in employees’ pay, reducing the gap by three-quarters between January 2015 and June 2016.


DIPR income in 2015

Compared with 2014

DIPR expenditure in 2015

Compared with 2014

Annual accounts

Development Initiatives Poverty Research

DIPR accounts 2015

DIPR accounts 2014

DIPR accounts 2013

DIPR accounts 2012

Development Initiatives International Limited

DII accounts 2015

DII accounts 2014

DII accounts 2013

DII accounts 2012

Publishing to IATI

We report our project activities to the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI) standard. We see this as an essential part of openness and transparency around the work we are doing. See Open DI – Publishing to IATI for full details and access our current raw IATI data in XML format.