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Building the ecosystem

AVPN is building the ecosystem for social investors with an active presence in Vietnam - from foundations and impact funds to corporations, intermediaries and beyond.
 
An upper-middle-income country driven by strong economic development, Vietnam is also fast becoming a hub for responsible investment. Its drive for innovation continues to underpin its emerging social investment market.

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

Hagar International is providing vulnerable women in Vietnam access to economic empowerment opportunities; awareness of gender-based violence, gender equality and their rights; and increased voice in their community.

Agriculture, Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

ASSIST Asia: HERO-SEA Project for Healthcare Workers in Southeast Asia

By Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)

The HERO-SEA project seeks to address the well-being of the healthcare workers (HCWs) in Southeast Asia who are at the forefront of fighting global pandemics and other health crises through mental health and resiliency skills development.

Education, Employability, Health

Kidspire Vietnam is working to help empower disadvantaged youths in Vietnam to take control of their future, supporting children in their preparation to face the challenges they encounter upon leaving the orphanage and transitioning into their young adult lives.

Education

Circular Cities Asia is working on a lean innovation programme for young innovators in higher education in Asia. They will learn about the circular economy and innovation and develop entrepreneurial solutions to environmental waste issues.

Climate Action and Environment, Education, Employability

Orbis International trains, mentors, and inspires eye care professionals around the world. We are currently partnering with governments and hospitals in Vietnam to provide eye care to the most needy.

Education, Health

Mapsea Corp.’s job matching platform SEASON is a specialised marine recruitment platform, utilising technology to link marine jobs to the right talent. The returns generated will be directed towards building a marine forest.

Employability

We aim to ensure access to high quality, inclusive, and youth-centred life skills and financial literacy for all children and young people worldwide, especially to the most vulnerable.

Education, Employability, Financial Inclusion

Glink provides health care services to the LGBTQIA+ community in Vietnam through a sustainable business model that effectively reaches high-HIV-risk populations with stigma-free, comprehensive care.

Gender, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation

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Blogs

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Health

Preparing for the Next Health Crisis

Gender

Listed Companies Can Benefit From Gender Equality in Vietnam

Climate Action and Environment

An Innovative Approach to Investing in Climate Resilient Economic Growth

Education, Health

Lessons From 3 Social Distancing Campaigns in Vietnam: How Learning Through Play Contributed to Avert a Learning Crisis

Health

Three Response Areas for Holistic, Equitable Impact Against COVID-19

Climate Action and Environment

Can ESG be the Silver Bullet for the Agriculture sector?

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Press

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

AVPN creates philanthropic Digital Transformation Fund to help underserved and impacted communities in Korea, with a USD1 million grant from Google.org

Responsible Investing: Impact Investments Gaining Traction

Naina Subberwal Batra: Philanthropists, let your grantees be brave

Gender

Gender Inequality is a Complex Behavioral Issue Complicated by Other Forms of Discrimination: Naina Batra

Gender

Efforts ramped up to improve gender equality and women’s roles in Vietnam

Climate Action and Environment

A Chat With Forbes Vietnam: Christina Ameln on the Transition to Strategic Sustainability

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Building strategic social investment

Vietnam has one of the most vibrant social investment markets in Southeast Asia with many social enterprises operating at scale.

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Lam Ngoc Thao

Executive Director
at LIN Center for Community Development

Maurice Mauchenbaum

Co-founder and Director
at WiSE Philanthropy

Peter Heber Percy

Founder and Investment Manager
at Wardhaven Capital Limited

Alex Downs

Business and Investment Officer
at The Dutch Fund for Climate and Development (SNV)

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Building strategic social investment

Vietnam’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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Christina Ameln

Vietnam Advisor at AVPN