The Atmosphere of Philanthropy in East Africa

By Evans Okinyi What is the atmosphere of philanthropy in East Africa? Philanthropy in East Africa can be categorized as Community Philanthropy, Faith based philanthropy, Individual or family philanthropy and Corporate Philanthropy. The East Africa region has seen the growth of institutionalized philanthropy. The region has witnessed an increase in High Net worth Individuals getting…

Shazia Amjad – PCP’s new report on “The State of Individual Philanthropy in Pakistan”

A strong civil society depends, along with other things, on a strong culture of giving. In fact, developing a strong culture of giving is one of the most important agendas for organizations supporting philanthropy. According to the most recent study from WINGS about the global philanthropy infrastructure, 74% of survey respondents give high priority to…

Philanthropy and Academia in the Arab World

By Heba Abou Shnief With a burgeoning philanthropic landscape and a rich tradition of giving, philanthropy is often thought to have a life of its own in the Arab region. This conception rarely does invoke thinking about connections with data, research and knowledge.  Despite a budding philanthropy eco-system and the most well intended efforts of…