AVPN Closes 2013 with 141 Members – Welcome New Members!


Alfred Poon


AVPN has just passed its second year and our membership growth has been phenomenal with over 140 members presently. We would like to build on this success to deepen our penetration in each of the target markets and we need your help in identifying key prospects. We welcome members and friends to make referrals to help build this community. For the next 3 months, we will offer a free ticket to the AVPN Conference 2014 with 2 new confirmed referrals. Contact [email protected] for more information.

Our new members over the past months come from many different countries, including Canada, China, India, Singapore, United Kingdom, Pakistan, Korea and Hong Kong! We welcome the diversity in geography and even functions. We have: impact investors, human and intellectual capital intermediaries, online platforms, global networks, incubators, foundations and other progressive organisations. Please take the time to find out more on them by clicking on the links below:


A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training


Alfred Poon

Strategy & Consulting Analyst

Alfred Poon is Director of Digital Transformation of AVPN. He is a geek by nature, adman by passion, and holds a Masters in Nonprofit Communications from Indiana University. Alfred spends his time building communications infrastructure that brings people together. Prior to joining AVPN, Alfred has consulted for Social Purpose Organisations in over thirty countries, bringing his unconventional mix of nimble technology to enable data driven communications

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