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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.
 
An upper-middle-income country 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.

Siel Bleu India is working with old age homes to provide Adapted Physical Activities to vulnerable older adult to make them physically active, improve their health and thus reduce medical care expenses.

Ageing, Health

Empowering farmers to adopt sustainable agriculture.

Agriculture, Climate Action and Environment, Energy

DeyHaat Energy

By DeyHaat Energy

DeyHaat provides clean, reliable, and affordable energy access to last-mile micro-enterprises in rural India through solar pico-grids.

Climate Action and Environment, Energy, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

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

Prevention of Violence Against Women

By SNEHA (Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action)

This program aims to develop high‐impact strategies for primary prevention, ensure survivors’ access to protection and justice, empower women to claim their rights.

Gender

Teach for India

By Teach for India

At Teach For India, we believe leadership for education is the solution. We are building a movement of leaders who will eliminate educational inequity in India. We have 5 pillars in our work: (1) Finding promising leaders, (2) Impacting schools and communities, (3) Cultivate lifelong leadership, (4) Infuse alumni across puzzle pieces, and (5) Innovate & scale

Education

Asian University for Women

By Asian University for Women

The Asian University for Women (AUW) seeks to educate and empower women who will become skilled and innovative professionals, service-orientated leaders in their businesses and communities, and promoters of sustainable development in Asia.

Education, Gender

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

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.

Health

Why Philanthropists, NGOs and CSR Must Collaborate With the Government to Augment Vaccination Coverage in India?

Climate Action and Environment

Social Alpha Champions Investing that Puts Impact First

Financial Inclusion

Navigating Philanthropy for the Next Generation

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

Climate Action and Environment

Can India Afford a Green Recovery?

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

The Power of Collaboration

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Press

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

Health

Why Philanthropists, NGOs and CSR Must Collaborate With the Government to Augment Vaccination Coverage in India?

Climate Action and Environment

Social Alpha Champions Investing that Puts Impact First

Climate Action and Environment

Climate Finance

Climate Action and Environment

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

Financial Inclusion

Navigating Philanthropy for the Next Generation

Climate Action and Environment

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

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Upcoming Events

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

Fourth ASEAN Inclusive Business Summit

Advancing Technology for Community Resilience

Convergence Design Funding

How Donor Agencies Blend (Europe/East Coast)

How Donor Agencies Blend (Asia/West Coast)

EduFinance Webinar Series: What’s Next for Low-Cost Private Schools in India?

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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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Leena Dandekar

Raintree Foundation

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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