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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At the AVPN Myanmar Social Impact Forum, themed “Accelerating Social Impact”, a group of social investors and key ecosystem players shared new trends, opportunities, and challenges within the evolving Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) movement.
Through AVPN, Natural Fresh Farms Myanmar CEO Nay Oo found a possible benefactor: Rockstart Impact. Its 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.
Frontier Myanmar discusses who are the key players growing the Myanmar social entrepreneurship ecosystem.
“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.”