Makesense

About Makesense
  • Based In: Philippines
  • Markets Active: Cambodia, China, Hong Kong SAR China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
  • Sector: Affordable Housing, Ageing, Agriculture, Arts and Culture, Climate Action and Environment, Conservation, Education, Employability, Energy, Financial Inclusion, Gender, Governance, Health, Livelihood and Poverty Alleviation, Nutrition, Water and Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Beneficiaries: Children and youths
  • Support Provided: Access to Networks, Coaching and Mentoring of Management, Financial Management and/or Accounting, Fundraising and/or Revenue Strategy, Human Resources, Legal Support, Marketing and Communication, Operational Management, Revenue Strategy, Trainings, Use of Facilities

Makesense is an international organization, awarded by major institutions such as Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation or the Obama Foundation, that inspires and empowers citizens, entrepreneurs, and organizations to build an inclusive and sustainable society together. In 10 years, Makesense mobilized more than 150,000 citizens, 200 private and public organizations with the development of 6,000 social innovations. In Asia, Makesense has its regional headquarter based in Metro Manila Philippines and offers in 13 countries across the region a ride range of programs to train citizens, entrepreneurs and institutions to 21st century innovation skills, accompany the development of innovative entrepreneurial solutions and build coalitions of public and private players on key advocacies to scale the most promising solutions.


Makesense team members on AVPN Connector
  • Carlos Hechanova

    Carlos Hechanova

    Head of Strategic PartnershipsMakesense

  • Lea Klein

    Asia Head of Development and Philippines Country DirectorMakesense