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Emerging markets

Building investor readiness through skills-based volunteerism

6 Jailan Adly 17 October 2012

As the practice of impact investing matures, evolving from a peripheral concept to a mainstream practice, the momentum around this nascent industry is growing. At a time when governments, foundations and donors look to do …

Who should make the social investment of financial education for the population in emerging countries?

Elaine Smith and Instituto Geracao 14 February 2012

What is the healthy balance between giving poor communities access to services and goods and teaching them not to consume more that they can afford? Who is paying attention to the debt level of the …

Markets are emerging … why not philanthropy?

Filiz Bikmen 2 February 2012

This question captures the ethos of the late visionary Olga Alexeeva who saw emerging markets as an opportunity to cultivate new donors. Starting in her native country of Russia, she had just begun to expand …

Cardinal knowledge: creating a philanthropy bridge

Alison Bukhari and Dasra 31 January 2012

Whether or not you believe in using cardinal points to describe developed and emerging countries, whether here in London we are in the North or the West, whether India is the South or the East, …

A suggestion to improve fundraising in emerging markets: just a technical issue, asks Olga Alexeeva

1 Caroline Hartnell 27 July 2011

People who looked at our relaunched Latest from Alliance at the beginning of last week might have noticed that Olga Alexeeva was to be one of our contributors — and looked forward to reading what …