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Public-Private Partnership Provides Health Insurance for the Poor in the Republic of Georgia

Since 2004, the USAID-funded, Abt Associates-led CoReform Project has provided on-the-ground technical assistance to the Government of Georgia. The assistance focuses on exploring different health financing, health policy, and service delivery options to overcome barriers to high quality health...

Mobilink Turns Billboards to Bags

The Mobilink Foundation, the non-profit arm of Mobilink, Pakistan’s leading cellular and Blackberry service providers, is turning plastic billboard skins into school bags for underprivileged children. The bags are distributed free of charge.

Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) in Nepal lends directly to small farmers

Standard Chartered started developing a formal microfinance programme in 2004, and is now active in Nepal, India, Pakistan, Ghana and Bangladesh.

The Veolia Foundation helps to improve conditions in Cambodian orphanage

The Veolia Environment Foundation provides financing and advice on the best sanitation system to be installed, by the the Association Droit, Développement et Partenariats Francophones (ADDPF), in an orphanage in Cambodia.

Mercy Malaysia trains PETRONAS employees in disaster response

PETRONAS, the multinational petroleum corporation, has partnered with Mercy Malaysia to develop a structured volunteer programme known as the PETRONAS volunteer opportunity programme (PVOP).

ICICI provides weather insurance for Indian farmers

Insurance company ICICI has partnered with Indian based microfinance institution BASIX to pilot the sale of rainfall insurance to farmers in India.

The Glass Power Campaign improves earthquake safety

In earthquake prone areas, broken glass window panes can cause serious damage and render evacuation shelters unusable. The Asahi Glass Company has developed laminated glass, a product which stays in the windowpanes when broken. The Glass Power Campaign was then developed to educate the community...

Disaster resistant telecommunications facilities maintain communications

Natural disasters can have adverse effects on telecommunications which can increase the magnitude of disaster related damage. Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Group (NTT) have developed measures to protect telecommunication cables during natural disasters.

Transporting the sick and injured to private or government hospitals in ambulances-- 1298 Ambulance service in India

1298 is the first private ambulance company in India that provides service for all, regardless of income, and is one of just three organized operators in the country.

Mirakle Couriers : A Courier Service Run by the Deaf in India

Mirakle Couriers is a courier delivery company with a difference. They employ underprivileged deaf people who have almost no other means to earn a livelihood. India has one of the highest deaf populations in the world. NGO’s and charities try to help individuals marginalized by society, but they...

LifeSpring Hospitals' low-cost and high-quality maternity services in India have captured 48% of the baby delivery market

LifeSpring Hospitals Pvt. Ltd tries to bridge the yawning gap between the substandard maternity services offered by underfunded public hospitals on the one hand and the expensive services available in private hospitals on the other.

LifeSpring Hospitals help to achieve Millennium Development Goals in India

LifeSpring Hospitals, a privately owned company, is increasing access to maternal health care for low-income Indian women in partnership with Business Call to Action, a global initiative that works to motivate businesses to design responsible investments that help to achieve the Millennium...

The Coca Cola - WWF partnership to clean the Yangtze river

The Yangtze River - the longest river in Asia and the lifeblood of millions of Chinese - was once said to be so clear you could see the bottom. Today, as China's massive economic growth takes its toll on the environment, it is at the top of the list of the 10 most-threatened rivers in the world,...

Meeting the demand of low-income women: Lifespring’s maternal care in India

LifeSpring Hospital in India is innovatively meeting the growing demand of low-income women who deserve affordable and dignified medical care. By focusing on a particular niche, maternal care, and different cost-saving strategies, this hospital provides maternal care at one-fifth of market...

Catastrophe insurance bond for Taiwan

The Taiwan Residential Earthquake Insurance Program (TREIF) provides basic insurance to residents of Taiwan, that is specifically tailored to the earthquake risk in the area.

Nissan to Provide Shelter for 75 Families

Nissan Motor India Pvt. Ltd. entered into a partnership with Habitat for Humanity India to support a project set to provide shelter to 75 socially and economically less fortunate families in Mangadu.

Hong Kong Bank Foundation supports training and accommodation for people with disabilities

Run by the Hong Chi Association, a local NGO, the the Hongkong Bank Foundation Fung Tak Centre provides services to adults with mental disabilities.

Hong Kong Bank Foundation helps support speech therapy services for children.

The Hongkong Bank Foundation supports Benji's Centre, the first and currently the only charitable organisation providing specialised speech therapy for children, with a donation of HK$258,000 for the establishment of Parent Resource Corner and Toy Library.

Hong Kong Bank Foundation supports dyslexic students

The Hongkong Bank Foundation supports the renovation of a learning and development centre for dyslexic students with a sizeable donation of HK$3.7 million, providing Hong Kong with the first one-stop service meeting the needs of some 1,000 dyslexic students and their parents in the community...

Jonas Foundation promotes social inclusion of children with disabilities in Armenia

The Jonas Foundation, a Swiss charity that supports people with disabilities and other marginalised groups, has established a partnership with the Human Dignity and Peace Foundation (HDP), an Armenian NGO involved with work for children with disabilities.