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Insights into Funding for Impact: Education to Employability

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Amanda Kee

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At the AVPN India Summit 2017, “Investing for Impact in Education”, a diverse group of funders and resource providers convene to build cross-sector partnerships that drive greater and more effective investment in the education sector. In collaboration with Sattva, AVPN has curated a series of powerful conversations and narratives around social investment for education, entitled “Insights into Funding for Impact“.

The 7th of this series draws insights around the relationship between education and employability. Hear from thought leaders like Indian School of Development Management, Christian Children Fund of Canada (CCFC) India, Kaizen Private Equity, and Magic Bus.

View our Funding Education with Impact Report to glean gaps, trends, and recommendations in the Indian Education sector

Engage with us at: [email protected]

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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

Author

Amanda Kee

Amanda is a Manager in the Capital Mobilisation team at AVPN. She works with grantmakers, corporations, and on-the-ground implementers to bridge knowledge and capital gaps. Most recently, she launched the Asian Youth for Impact (ayPact), in which funders and solutionists looking to scale their impact in youth development can more efficiently find partners, resources, and collaboration opportunities. Previously, Amanda was the Content Marketing Manager at AVPN. She supported the CEO across multiple fronts, including speaking engagements, media relations, and thought leadership. She also led the creation of diverse video, podcast, and blog series to advocate for funders' key social issues. Amanda is an English Literature graduate at the National University of Singapore. She is also the author of local children's book: The Runaway Who Became President, published in 2016. Amanda is a board member at her community schoolhouse, which provides affordable early childhood education for low-income families. In her free time, she provides pro-bono digital marketing and events curation support to foster community building in her hometown in Singapore.

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