How can we leverage technology in the Indian philanthropy sector to increase informed giving? “If donors are provided with the knowledge, tools and insights they are able to make better informed decisions and create social impact at scale” Indian donors today face a number of challenges that hinder their maximum potential to give, such as:…
Akanksha Malhautra (Dasra) says making ‘gender’ a permanent fixture in decision-making “is about being strategic. This is good economics. Ultimately, taking a gender lens is about making the best use of limited resources to maximize impact.”
Giving circles in Asia are an important and timely development in Asian philanthropy, but they are dispersed and unconnected across a vast geographical region. A new project will set the stage for a network of circles to collaborate on solutions to the region’s complex social issues.
Evans Rebello (Dasra) shares on a recent viral social campaign in India and an event in New York that led to an interactive virtual diary to highlight girls’ issues, and previews upcoming online resources for the sector. “Online audiences expect the information they want and need to be available 24/7 in any format. This trend will increase as the number and variety of online communities where people consume information grow, and we want to be where our audience is.”
Evans Rebello (Dasra) recaps the final day of Dasra Philanthropy Week, a collaborative platform where philanthropists, corporates and foundations come together to discuss some of India’s critical development challenges.