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Insights into Funding for Impact – Transforming Teachers in India

20 January 2018

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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 5th of this series draws insights around Teacher Transformation in India. Hear from the Government of Punjab, social impact thought leaders like STIR Education, Khan Academy, Muktangan, Indian School Leadership Institute, Central Square Foundation, Indian School of Development Management.

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

Engage with us at: knowledge@avpn.asia

 

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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 the Products Manager of the Capital Mobilisation team at AVPN. She supports funders in deploying their capital more effectively into enterprises and not-for-profit organisations. Previously, Amanda was the Content Marketing Manager at AVPN. As scriptwriter, Amanda positioned her CEO as a thought leader in her speaking engagements and opinion editorials. She also led the creation of diverse video, podcast, and blog series to advocate for funders’ key social issues. The AVPN blog also increased its readership by more than 50% within a year under her content curation efforts. Amanda is an English Literature graduate at the National University of Singapore and University Scholars’ Programme. She is also the author of local children’s book: The Runaway Who Became President, published in 2016. In her spare time, Amanda provides pro-bono digital marketing support to her community preschool, while creating pottery pieces at the beautiful Potter’s Guilt in Chinatown.

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