AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in India - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
Over the past decade, wealth in India has grown dramatically and with it comes more sophisticated and engaged philanthropists and social investors. This group is tackling many of the economic inequalities still challenging the country through market-based approaches.
India has a vibrant civil society that has sustained momentum on solving several critical social issues since the early 1960s. Charity and social entrepreneurship are deeply rooted in the Indian ethos. Download the report to access India's social investment landscape.Download this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
This report describes 33 innovative financing and delivery programs selected based on their relevance to broader health systems and potential to achieve positive impact for poor people.View This APF Resource
This report analyzes the experiences of India, Kenya, Mexico, and Myanmar in implementing the Guidelines for Effective Philanthropic Engagement, to bring foundations and governments closer together on a theme of common interest.View This APF Resource
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In India, 39% of children under the age of five are stunted, 15% wasted and 29% underweight. These statistics have severe implications, as they have long-lasting impact on future generations. Typically, young populations who suffer from malnourishment do not only fare well in school but also become stuck in a poverty circle.Read This Post
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This article was originally featured on India Development Review (IDR).
Sustainable livelihoods is an approach to eradicating poverty that applies environmental, economic, and social equity principles to access and consumption of resources. A livelihood can be said to be sustainable if it can cope with and recover from stresses and shocks.Read This Post