What does OVID mean?

Pronunciation: AH-vid


The name OVID has two meanings. First, it’s a nod to the Roman poet, Ovid who wrote the epic Metamorphoses which means to change or cause to change. We hope our work causes meaningful transformation in communities. Second, it stands for Overcoming Vulnerability in Development. Our work focuses on resilience and making communities and economies stronger, especially after disasters.

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