AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Myanmar - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond
One of the fastest growing economies in the world, Myanmar is set on achieving inclusive economic development, aided by a strong giving culture. Myanmar has topped the CAF World Giving rankings over the last 3 years.
After decades of dictatorship, building on the strong Buddhist culture and on elaborate post cyclone Nargis reconstruction efforts in 2008, there is a now a dynamic NGO as well as social enterprise sector in Myanmar. The strong presence of multilateral organisations and the recent proliferation of capacity builders could give the country’s social economy a vital boast. Download the report to access Myanmar’s social investment landscapeDownload this report Explore the Interactive Toolkit
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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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The 10-year period between 2007 and 2017 saw Myanmar secure the second highest number of impact investment deals in Southeast Asia. Interestingly enough, the country also had the lowest impact investment capital in the region. This suggests that, despite limited capital, there remains a growing interest in social investment within the country.Read This Post
“Through AVPN, Nay Oo received support from Rockstart Impact whose programmes provide entrepreneurs with training, mentoring and, most importantly for Nay Oo, contacts with impact investors – that is, those who want to promote philanthropic causes while they make money.”