As the Co-founder and CEO of FREO2 Foundation, Roger is are determined to reduce the number of deaths of babies and children suffering from pneumonia or hypoxia in low-and-middle-income countries.
AIDN, in conjunction with APVN, Australians Investing in Women and International Women’s Development Agency discussed the key indicators and recent developments that are affecting women.
This Emergency Briefing was hosted by the Australian International Development Network in conjunction with The DAK Foundation and UNICEF Australia to discuss the COVID disaster unfolding, what is needed on the ground and what support Australians can offer.
In this event, we look at two funding models that aim to invest locally to create maximum impact. Partners for Equity and the African Visionary Fund are putting donations in the hands of those who see first hand the issues that affect their community and are best placed to determine the solutions.
Boards still talk about the need to appoint female directors on merit, a discussion that doesn’t occur when appointing male directors. This article first appeared in the Financial Review and was written by Sally Patten, BOSS editor on Feb 19, 2021 – 12.00am.
Join us for “Shifting the Power,” our first conversation on the importance of funding organizations helmed by leaders from the communities and countries they seek to serve. We’ll confront some of the biases and barriers that keep resources from flowing to important work.
“The very definition of a partnership includes collaboration and cooperation, and these are key features of our relationship with Accenture,” says Shane Nichols CEO of Good Return.
In our final webinar for 2020 AIDN explored the question – Are partnerships at the heart of tackling poverty? with Accenture Australia & New Zealand and Good Return; and Nepal Australia Friendship Association – NAFA and the English Family Foundation.
This week our host Helen Palmer talks to Lizzie Webb, Chair of the FREO2 Board. Lizzie talks about pathways to the not-for-profit/ purpose sector and her passion for reducing health inequality.
In this webinar we hear how local leaders are playing a critical role in providing life-saving assistance and information to their communities, particularly during the pandemic, alongside long-standing efforts to contribute to development and to solutions.
And we, a social enterprise that exists 100% to help end extreme poverty, along with many other governments, large companies, well-known philanthropists and social businesses, have participated in this broken system.
There has been a narrative developing amongst NFP’s that there has been a loss of trust in charities similar to the loss of trust in Government and Media. Dr Cassandra chapman and Matthew Hornsby thought it would be fun to test whether the crisis was an empirical fact.
Thankyou is seeking partnership from competitors P&G and Unilever, two of the world’s largest companies – to make and distribute Thankyou products globally to help end extreme poverty.
Watch the Second instalment of AIDN’s Webinar Series: Why Scale Matters. Featuring an inspiring discussion between Mark Cubit and Kevin Starr – a leading thinker on international development, impact and why scale matters.
Tim Costello makes a great point with Rachel Mason Nunn of Good Will Hunters. Why do we need to pit our poor against the world’s poor? Why not against the defence budget, capital gains tax or superannuation concessions?
The webinar brought together experts from the international development community to discuss opportunities for Australian philanthropy and social investors to have an impact internationally.
A group of Australian businesses, industry groups, universities and civil society organisations have banded together to urge the Federal Government to remain focused on the need for a sustainable future as it creates policies to aid recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
More than 44% of all Afghans –16 million people- rely on unsustainable livelihoods disrupted by the pandemic. The vast majority of Afghans cannot afford to follow the behavioural change that has been effective in containing outbreaks adopted around the world.
It is inspiring to see the leadership from some groups in the sector. The Ford Foundation and four others plan to substantially increase their spending, a splurge financed in part by issuing debt.
As COVID-19 spreads through Africa it is essential that the vital work of Community Health Care Workers be included in the assessment of each country’s need to respond to the Virus….