Diakonia is a faith-based Swedish development organization. It supports and works with around 350 local partner organizations in 25 countries. Together with its partner organizations, it forms a global network that works to ensure that more people are able to live dignified lives.

Diakonia's vision is a world where all people live in dignified circumstances in a just and sustainable world, free from poverty. Diakonia's vision includes all people irrespective of religion, gender, ethnicity, colour, sexual orientation, language, ideological or political beliefs, national or social origin, property, age, birth or any other status.

Diakonia's goal is to change unfair political, economic, social and cultural structures that generate poverty, oppression and violence.