5 Trends Indicating the Philippines Is Ripe for EdTech Investment

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With a population of 100 million and a $330+ billion GDP growing at 6 percent per year, the Philippines is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. Amidst its growth, the developing nation, like others in Southeast Asia, still faces significant challenges, particularly affecting its youth. These challenges include access to relevant, quality education, and paths to sustainable careers.

6 Hotspots for Social Impact in Asia: Key Trends and Players

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Inclusive Business (IB) is a novel concept in Asia, but highly relevant. Aiming to catalyse social impact in a financially viable way, it provides opportunities for private and public sector players to work alongside communities at the bottom of the pyramid (BoP) to enable sustainable livelihoods for all.

7 Ways to Reboot the Indian Rural Economy Post COVID-19

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As India enters into the 4th phase of lockdown, we are caught between the dilemma of savings lives or protecting livelihoods by keeping the economy open and running. The most marginalised, daily wage earners, unorganised labour class and those at the fringes of our society have been disproportionately affected. With the migrant labourers returning home with no cash or savings, village communities are stressed due to the loss of remittance income, and the added mouths to feed.

A Tech-first Co-farming Network

Co-farming is a paradigm shift for smallholder farmers in ASEAN, providing access to modern technologies, knowledge and skills, to grow more with less at zero capital investment.

A.T.E. Chandra Foundation

A.T.E. Chandra Foundation (ATECF) anchors the philanthropic giving of Chandra Family. Strategic "portfolio approach” to social investments has helped advance and maximise its impact through various interventions. The Foundation works in collaboration with many leading Indian and Global organisations in the social sector such as Centre for Social Impact & Philanthropy (CSIP), The Bridgespan Group […]

Aavishkaar Venture Management Services

Aavishkaar Capital is the equity arm of The Aavishkaar Group which manages in excess of US$1 billion in AUM across equity and credit. The Group’s shareholders include TIAA-Nuveen, Shell Foundation, Triodos Bank and Dutch Entrepreneurial Development Bank. Aavishkaar Capital is one of the global pioneers in taking an entrepreneurship based approach to scaling businesses for […]

ABC World Asia Pte Ltd

ABC World Asia is a Singapore-headquartered and Asia-focused private equity fund dedicated to impact investing. We invest in companies that drive positive change by addressing the world’s most pressing challenges such as climate change, resource scarcity, and deepening inequality. Our investment themes include financial and digital inclusion, better health and education, climate and water solutions, […]

ABS CBN Foundation

ABS-CBN Lingkod Kapamilya Foundation Inc. (ALKFI) is a non-stock, non-profit organization established by ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation to facilitate the company s social development programs. Originally established as ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. in 1989, the foundation has served as a manifestation of the company s commitment to be in the service of the Filipino people. In 2013, […]

Accenture Solutions Private Limited

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations […]

Acumen Investments

Patient Capital, Early stage investments, Access to expertise and post-investment support

Addressing Energy Poverty in India

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CEO of Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation addresses limitations in India’s present ‘electrification’ situation, and how the Foundation leverages on alternative energy solutions, technology, and policy frameworks to overcome these issues.

Adequate Shelter for All and Role of Housing Microfinance

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Almost a quarter of the world’s population lives in substandard shelter, which also affects their health, livelihood, and children’s education.

Learn about the potential of housing micro finance as a nimble tool for low-income populations, and some of the barriers to scale this product.

Adopt-a-School Development Project

HBI’s Adopt-a-School Project focuses on the total improvement of impoverished rural Philippine public schools and the improvement of the schooling children’s parents’ capacity to earn a more sufficient income.

Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA)

The Adventist Development and Relief Agency, also known as ADRA, is the global humanitarian arm of the Seventh-day Adventist church-part of the 20 million strong Adventist community, with hundreds of thousands of churches globally and the world’s largest integrated healthcare and education network. ADRA delivers relief and development assistance to individuals in more than 118 […]

AgFunder Asia Pte Ltd

AgFunder is one of the most active venture capital investors focused on global foodtech and agtech with offices in San Francisco, Singapore and New York. Our primary business model involves venture investment and asset management in agrifood technology. We are also the leading voice globally in agrifood technology development, investment and startup news through our […]

Aglonera

Aglonera is a digital platform that helps small food businesses (profit margin less than USD 12 per day) in Indonesia to get more profit and reduce their time burden when doing business.

Aid Distribution

Duithape enables our clients to distribute aid digitally. Our strength is our ability to cater to non tech-savvy users from ages 5 to 80 years old and even the disabled.

AIDFI Hydraulic Ram Pump

The project delivers water to water-less upland villages and farms through the AIDFI ram pump and a holistic package around it. The increased volume of water provides diverse benefits to the poorest.

Akha Ama Coffee Tokyo, Japan

Akha Ama Friends Trade

Akha Ama Coffee aims to establish Akha Ama Coffee Tokyo to expand market for coffee producers in Thailand. This project will be benefited to many agriculturists and encourage to apply more sustainable agricultural practices.

ALSiSAR IMPACT PVT LTD

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ALSiSAR IMPACT is a pioneer in the social entrepreneurship ecosystem and has been instrumental in building the ecosystem from the early stages 12 years ago. We are market leaders in South Asia in Transaction Advisory in impact investing and social enterprise landscape. Focus work includes: Due Diligence; CFO Advisory; Blended Finance; Legal documentation; Regulatory Advise; […]

Amoli : Gainful Employment

Amoli Handicrafts began as a urgent need to to provide viable job opportunities to survivors of trafficking. We provide survivors with a steady income source while in the process developing their skills.

ANGIN

ANGIN is the largest network of high-net-worth individuals in Indonesia who pool resources together to engage in early stage investment and mentoring.