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Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in the Philippines - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
 
With GDP growth rates hovering around 6.9%-7%, the Philippines is one of the top performers in Asia. While the pandemic has slowed growth, the country is positioned for a solid recovery. Strong civil society sector and the presence of many international social investors are catalysts for the country to achieve recovery and sustainable development.

DEAL SHARE PLATFORM

Support Deals in The Philippines

Support and scale high-impact solutions that have been endorsed by AVPN members throughout the Philippines.

Lionheart Farms: Sustainable Farming in Palawan

By Lionheart Farms (Philippines) Corp.

Lionheart is championing reforestation efforts, sustainable farming to provide high quality jobs in Palawan. We have a 5-year green bond structured by Earthwake Green Impact Fund that will fund our efforts in these areas.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Employability

Fields Data

By Fields Data

At Fields Data, we envision a coordinated, transparent and efficient development & humanitarian community striving collectively for social impact. We work to empower organisations by providing tailored data-driven solutions.

Financial Inclusion, Governance, Health

Improving the living conditions in slums

By Water and Life Philippines

W&L aims to improve the living conditions of people living in precarious urban neighbourhoods, by increasing access to water in homes, community building and training in environmental awareness.

Education, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

The project recovers and converts waste plastic from polluted rivers and land into raw material for plastic production, to replace virgin fossil feedstock, lower GHG emissions and improve livelihoods.

Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Energy, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

SOAPer School Program

By Soap Cycling Limited

Through fundraising, we aim to promote hygiene and provide 190 schools in Asia with the hygiene kits with soap to fight COVID-19. Roughly USD390 is needed to support one school with enough soap for 1 year.

Education, Health, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene

KeepWell

By KeepWell Telehealth, Inc.

The project aims to deliver safety and convenience to both Doctors and patients alike. KeepWell provides the venue for medical interaction in the comfort and safety of our client’s home.

Health

Supplying high-quality, cost-effective data labelling services to companies globally, encouraging competition leading to better quality products. Providing data labelling jobs and training for women, mainly from the vulnerable sector.

Employability, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

The InvestEd Risk Engine (IRE) is a proprietary risk management system that predicts and mitigates the risk of lending to students from poor to low-income households.

Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Resources

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Case Studies

Check out the latest portfolio management and achievements from different organisations.

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Blogs

Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Affordable Housing, Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Health, Nutrition

The Power of Collaboration

Education, Health

Lessons Learnt From Financing the Non-State Education Sector During the Pandemic

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment

Which Climate Pollutants are Responsible for 45% of Global Warming? How Asian Philanthropists can address them

Why Radical Collaboration Is the Future of Business: A Multi-Sectoral Approach to Innovation

Education, Employability

Planting our future leaders: a case study to democratizing civic engagement in the Philippines

Health

Investing in Technology to Enhance Impact in a Post-COVID World

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Press

Comprehensive up-to-date news coverage from sources all around the world.

Climate Action and Environment

AVPN x Circulate Capital: Catalyzing Capital to Advance the Circular Economy and Fight Climate Change in Asia

Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Youth Unemployment & Livelihoods

Climate Action and Environment

Climate Finance

Climate Action and Environment

Investing in a Better Future in Asia: Through the Lens of ESG Funds

Climate Action and Environment

Untapped Fortunes: Building and Investing in Asia’s Natural Capital Sector

Affordable Housing, Employability, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

Pooled Funds as a Tool for Achieving Collaborative Philanthropy Goals

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Upcoming Events

Check out all the upcoming events that are organised by us and our members.

Digital Dialogues – Decoding Digital: The New Paradigm

Access to Professional Development for Low-Cost Private Schools

RewirEd Summit

State and Corporate Climate Action – Closing in on 1.5

70 years of International Volunteering for Development

FTxSDG Challenge

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MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

The Philippines has one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Southeast Asia with many impact organizations operating at scale.

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Ruel Maranan

President, Ayala Foundation, Inc.

Gisela Tiongson

Executive Director, Jollibee Group Foundation

Erika Tatad

Director, xchange

Esther Santos

President, PLDT-Smart Foundation, Inc.

Mercedes Vargas

Pres/ exec. Director, Lopez Group Foundation, Inc.

Maria Socorro Bautista

Executive Director, Consuelo Chito Madrigal Foundation, Inc

Market focus

Building strategic social investment

The Philippines’ social economy is transitioning to the growth stage, driven by collaborative philanthropy and creative approaches to social funding such as pooled CSR funds.

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Arnil Paras

Philippines Director at AVPN