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AVPN facilitates new VPOs

07 June 2012

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As part of its role to facilitate the establishment and growth of new venture philanthropy organisations, AVPN has been involved with new VPOs forming in Japan, Hong Kong and Australia.We have played an active role in a new Japanese initiative comprising private equity and corporate finance advisory professionals and a leading foundation. AVPN has also helped bring together a group of private equity firms and family foundations in Hong Kong.The venture philanthropy initiative of Gordoncare, based in Melbourne, has been under internal development since well before AVPN’s recent launch. It is now moving forward and Gordoncare is looking for a CEO to lead its transformation into a venture philanthropy foundation.As part of our medium-term field building activities, we introduce members seeking to expand their VP activities and make referrals across our broader network of followers and contacts. AVPN is not actively involved after the initial stages of introductions and knowledge sharing.

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A. Environmental Stewardship
To protect the environment, we organize programmes like mangrove nursery and Reforestation, Coastal and River Clean-Up, Community Based Environmental Solid Waste Management, Environmental IEC Campaign and Eco-Academy

B. Food Security and Sustainable Livelihood
To ensure a sustainable livelihood for the community, eco-tourism include Buhatan River Cruise Visitor Center Buhatan River Mangrove Boardwalk are run by the community. Others include Organic Vegetable and Root crops Farming, Vegetable and Root crops Chips and by-products Processing and establishing a Zero waste store.

C. Empowered Communities
To empower the community, we provide product and Agri-Enterprise Development Training, Immersion and Learnings Exchange Program, Earth Warrior Training and Community Based Social Entrepreneurship Training

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