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The Veolia Foundation assists children with disabilities to access education in Calcutta

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Two Indian NGOs, Calcutta de la Rue a l'Ecole, and Tomorrow's Foundation, have received a grant from the Veolia Foundation that will enable them to install a mobile education unit on a bus which crisscrosses Calcutta every day.

The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking intensifies fight against human trafficking through responsible media partnership with KBP

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The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) and the International Justice Mission (IJM) together with the Kapisanan ng mga Brodkaster ng Pilipinas (KBP) conducted an Anti-Trafficking in Persons Conference for Media Practitioners entitled “Human Trafficking Beat: Combating Trafficking...

HSBC and Bandhan help family to purchase rickshaws

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Shukla's husband was a rickshaw puller. He rented a rickshaw for 25 to 30 rupees per day and earned around 2,200 rupees per month. After learning about microfinance loans provided by Bandhan, a microfinance institution, Shukla approached them for a loan of 5,000 rupees which she received.

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Community Project Grant: Casa Famiglia

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The Hong Kong Jockey Club sponsors the running costs of four Casa Famiglia houses run by the Hong Kong based NGO, Hong Fu, a charity that provides services and support for people with both physical and mental disabilities.

SELCO makes solar-lighting accessible to poor families in India

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SELCO India is a Bangalore‐based social enterprise that makes solar lighting technology accessible to economically impoverished people in India.

Profiles of the Corporate Social Responsibility (CRS) practices of Philippine mining firms

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The increased awareness of environmental impacts, the socio-economic implications of mining and a downturn in productivity, have highlighted the need for mining companies to adjust their business management process.

Partnership to help farmers in Africa increase crop yields and hope for the future

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In 2005, Millennium Promise launched with a vision to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. As the leading international nonprofit organization solely committed to supporting the achievement of the Millennium Development Goals, Millennium Promise believes that innovative partnerships and an...

The Asian Development Bank and Non-Governmental Organizations: Working Together

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The Microcredit Project in Indonesia, established by the Asian Development Bank and approved in 1994, focuses on microenterprise support, recognizing the potential of microenterprises to create jobs at low capital input costs and raise the income levels of the poor.

Smart Communications: Low-cost Money Transfers for Overseas Filipino Workers

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A leading wireless telephone services provider in the Philippines, Smart Communications, Inc. recognized that at least 8 million Filipinos work and live abroad—about a quarter of the domestic labour force. In 2005, Filipino workers overseas sent $10.7 billion in remittances, with at least as much...

Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan - Creating Value for All: Community-Based Tourism

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Tourism is a rapidly growing industry throughout the world. It can contribute to poverty alleviation through creating new jobs and providing entrepreneurial opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds, skills and experiences. Community-based tourism - a type of tourism that is owned and...