You're currently viewing:

Asia and the Pacific

National Community Foundations Forum 2019

Alliance magazine 21 August 2019

Chinese philanthropist in talks to pilot mass drug administration in Kenya to fight malaria

Alliance magazine 18 August 2019

Chinese philanthropist, Zhu Layi, who is CEO of New South is in talks with Kenyan health officials to do a mass drug administration (MDA) test run among 10,000 people in Mombasa, Kenya. This follows and …


Guiding family foundations for effective philanthropy

Suzanty Sitorus 14 August 2019

Along with their increasing wealth, many families who own business empires in Indonesia set up a foundation to carry out their philanthropic mission. In recent years, the second and third generations of some of the …

Is it time to roll the dice on first-time fund managers?

Jennifer Louie 12 August 2019

Over the last year, it feels that philanthropists have become the new target group tasked with a responsibility of ensuring that impact investments continue to scale at the current market pace. My attention to this …

Creating impact that makes sense to funders

Bradley Wo 1 August 2019

At the AVPN Conference last month, more than 1,200 funders and resource providers from across 40 countries gathered in Singapore to learn best practices to address critical impact areas. With collaboration as a central pillar …

Community philanthropy – the best hope for women’s rights in Nepal…and for all of us

Rita Thapa 31 July 2019

PSJP’s recently published paper on Individual giving in India, Russia, the Arab region and Brazil is a timely reflection for us in Nepal. Individual giving has always been a part of Nepali communities mainly through our religious …

Australian Philanthropy Awards celebrates funders of local and international initiatives

Alliance magazine 28 July 2019

The recipients of the fifth annual Australian Philanthropy Awards have been recognised for supporting initiatives that make real change in the community, both locally and internationally. Awards were presented across seven categories: Leading Philanthropist, Best …

Reham Khan launches foundation in the UK

Alliance magazine 26 July 2019

The social activist and author Reham Khan launched the Reham Khan Foundation in the UK this week after its original founding in Pakistan four years ago. The foundation was launched at Portcullis House on Wednesday …

Making the most of my AVPN networking experience

Jennifer Louie 25 July 2019

‘Come prepared!’ As the new kid on the block, I did not heed this advice as well as I should have as I embarked on my first annual AVPN conference. As the network rapidly grows …

Building a common narrative or just using buzzwords? What are we talking about when we talk about…

Nadya Hernandez 18 July 2019

What happens when you put 1,200-plus people in the same space for three full days? Somehow the dots start connecting themselves leaving enough room to ask questions, share thoughts and build some common points. After …