AVPN 2023 Global Conference | 20 - 22 June 2023 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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South Asia

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Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in South Asia - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
 
A region driven by religious values, South Asia is fast becoming a hub for responsible investment. Its drive for innovation continues to underpin its emerging social investment market.

DEAL SHARE PLATFORM

Support deals in South Asia

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

MAD’s Age Transitional model ensures children across India get holistic interventions, from age 10 until they hit stable life outcomes around age 28, to break out of intergenerational poverty.

Education, Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Bringing fiber optic connectivity to Sherpa villages in Nepal and working alongside the community as they build new economic opportunities in the face of climate change.

Education, Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Prospect Burma is working to provide International Master’s degrees to eight young people who will drive change in key areas fundamental for the development of an enabling environment for social investment in Myanmar.

Education, Employability, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Aarohi’s Health Programme is committed to provide quality primary healthcare that is equitable, accessible and affordable with emphasis on Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn, Children and Adolescent Health.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability, Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

We are at community-ecosystem interface to empower marginal agrarians in conserving nature’s goods and services to earn a dignified livelihood in the climate milieu and strengthen local institutions.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Merit and Means Based Scholarships

By Foundation For Excellence India Trust

Foundation For Excellence India Trust (FFEIT) is committed to its mission of helping economically underprivileged and academically bright students in India accomplish goals of pursuing higher education in India (BTech, MBBS, LAW & BPharm)

Education

We are working on environment & climate change, clean energy, water, and sustainable agriculture practices. We have empowered & impacted 10,000,000 people and reached out to more than 5000 villages.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy

ALIA will take the lead with industry-wide solutions to address cost competitiveness and sustainability. Beneficiaries are cleaner environment for society and continued business viability.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Governance

Resources

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Case Studies

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

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Adressing Climate Intersectionality in India

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Farmer Producer Organisation: Empowering Climate-Smart Agriculture

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Climate-Smart Rice Cultivation Systems

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Participatory Water Management in Arid Kachchh

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

The Krishi Mitras of Odisha

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

Transforming Drought-Prone Aurangabad with Water Resilience

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Blogs

Refreshing content for your daily reading covering multiple topics.

Gender

Co-creating an Equitable Workforce for Women

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Health

Leveraging Corporate Talent to Scale Social Innovation

Health

Preparing for the Next Health Crisis

Don’t Forget “Impact” in Impact Investing – The Case of India

Health

Role of Private Sector in Supporting Access to Primary Healthcare: Case Study of Meghalaya

Education, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition

To Build a Better World, Invest in Children

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Press

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

India can demonstrate its leadership in primary healthcare: Smita Jacob, AVPN, Singapore

Philanthropy moving beyond writing cheques to more direct involvement

New generation of philanthropists more hands-on and don’t just write cheques: President Halimah

Lenovo, Micron Foundation, AVPN and more partner to advance gender inclusion through a US$1 million STEM fund

Meet the ‘solutionists’: Asia’s new generation of social problem-solvers

Social Investors in Asia embark on a new era to revive global and national economies through collaboration

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MEMBERS IN community

Building strategic social investment

The impact eco-system in South Asia is rapidly evolving with diverse collaborations and instruments like pooled funds, blended finance models,and unrestricted funding becoming the new normal.

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Shachi Kaul

RBL Bank

Amit Chandra

ATE Chandra Foundation

Sudhir Sethi

Chiratae

Pratima Harite

Lenovo Foundation

Moutushi Sengupta

MacArthur Foundation

Manjula Singh

CIFF

Market focus

Building strategic social investment

South Asia’s 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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Lavanya Jayaram

Executive Director, South Asia at AVPN

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