The global outpouring of support for Nepal’s earthquake victims has been generous and welcome. However, donors should treat their contributions as they would other investments, and carefully consider the organization receiving their gift.
Developing countries top the list of remittance receivers, but France and Germany are up there as well.
Here are five inferences about Asian philanthropists from the 2014 BNP Baripas Individual Philanthropy Index.
Continuing our Women’s History Month features, we talk to IDEX, a nonprofit that works globally to end violence against women. The key is to focus on both the causes and manifestations of violence, while remembering that healing must follow.
READ Global is doing amazing work educating and empowering women in South Asia — and they’ve got the numbers to prove it. 2 out of 3 women with READ Centers in their communities have increased decision making power in their homes. Learn more about how the ‘READ effect’ works.
Literacy can unlock many doors of opportunity for the poor. Chuna Devi Pengeni, a woman from rural Nepal, shows us just how in this uplifting video from READ Global.
The International Journal of Not-for-Profit Law has an article by Uttam Uprety titled, A Reflection on the Legal Framework for Civil Society in Nepal, that provides a good overview of the sector. Despite the growth of civil society organizations (CSOs) in Nepal, the sector still faces many challenges.
Aditya Jha. Mr. Jha founded and funded the POA Educational Foundation. It has created four endowments ($815,000) at four institutions, granting thirteen scholarship awards ($40,000 annually).
16 social entrepreneurs had a chance to make their pitch in front of venture capitalists, CEOs, investors, faculty and foundation representatives earlier this month as part of Santa Clara University's Global Social Benefit Incubator (GSBI) initiative. The 16 social entrepreneurs … Continued