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Mar 07, 2019

Manila, March 06, 2019 – International volunteers from Habitat for Humanity break ground today in Fiji for this year’s Pacific Build, following in the footsteps of other volunteers at the Asia Build in Myanmar last month.

Fifty-two young Japanese volunteers spent 10 days from February 10 to 20 to help build...

Feb 23, 2019

-Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signs two MOUs that will also encourage intergenerational bonding

SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on February 23 to collaborate on various initiatives to...

Feb 22, 2019

Kobe, Japan, Feb 22, 2019 - (JCN Newswire) - The Government of Japan, in collaboration with The International Academic Forum (IAFOR), held today a major international forum to engage in in-depth discussion on the resilience of society.

Feb 20, 2019

Hanoi, February 19, 2019 — The Boeing Company and The Asia Foundation announce a one-year vocational training program in Hanoi and Hai Duong to provide a holistic training program focused on practical information technology skills development for disadvantaged young adults in Hanoi and Hai Duong provinces. The Asia...

Feb 14, 2019

• Habitat for Humanity through Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter’s roundtable and report launch urges housing sector leaders to work together to improve India’s skills development landscape.

• TCIS offers financial and technical support, knowledge of low-income housing issues and access to global...

Feb 08, 2019

Delhi, February 7, 2019 – Through the ShelterTech Accelerator, Habitat for Humanity’s Terwilliger Center for Innovation in Shelter and the Centre for Innovation Incubation and Entrepreneurship, IIM Ahmedabad are seeking the next generation of affordable housing entrepreneurs in India. This initiative supports...

Jan 31, 2019

Hanoi, January 30, 2019 — The Asia Foundation collaborated with 90 volunteers in Hanoi to translate 100 children’s books into Vietnamese and publish them on Let’s Read, its free digital library for children. The events, held on December 20, 2018 and January 3, 2019, brought together editors from Kim Dong Publishing...

Dec 19, 2018

JAKARTA, December 19, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Celebrating hope, joy and giving, Asian Tour golfers and staff spent a day to volunteer and build homes with Habitat for Humanity Indonesia and future homeowners in Sentul village, Bojong Koneng in Bogor to cap the successful Indonesian Masters.

"It has been a...

Dec 12, 2018

JAKARTA, December 12, 2018 – Habitat for Humanity, the sustainable development partner of the Asian Tour 2018 season, will be raising funds at the Indonesia Masters to support the needs of tsunami and earthquake-affected families in Sulawesi and Lombok.

Nov 27, 2018

MANILA, November 22, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Habitat for Humanity marks 35 years of building and improving homes in the Asia-Pacific region with the announcement that it has served close to 4.8 million people this year. The figure is one of the highlights of Habitat for Humanity’s 2018 annual report which shows how...

Nov 27, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, November 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Grab Malaysia and the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia recently announced a fundraising partnership to purchase a dialysis machine for the underprivileged kidney failure patients. The collaboration between Malaysia’s first non-governmental organisation to...

Nov 15, 2018

Kuala Lumpur, November 2018 – The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Malaysia recently hosted the 15th Annual Dialysis Meeting 2018 (ADM) with the theme ‘Exploring the Possibilities’.

Nov 15, 2018

JAKARTA, 14 November 2018 – More than a month after the disastrous earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia, Habitat for Humanity’s response focuses on addressing the emergency water, sanitation, hygiene, and shelter needs of disaster-affected families starting in Wisolo and Jono villages in Dolo...

Nov 13, 2018

On September 20th, 2018, Bolloré Logistics Vietnam started the day with the annual Internal Marathon to raise funds for charity organizations and moved on to another project: the donation of 10 second-hand computers to students of Passerelles numériques (PN).

Launched in 2010, the Passerelles numériques...

Nov 13, 2018

Asia Foundation, Litara Foundation, Estée Lauder Corporation host Jakarta BookLab

Oct 04, 2018

JCB today announced the donation of $250,000 worth of equipment to the Indonesian Island of Sulawesi following the earthquake and tsunami which has killed more than 1,400 people.

Two Loadall telescopic handlers complete with powerful grab attachments are on their way to the region which is battling against...

Oct 04, 2018

MANILA (Oct. 4, 2018) -- In the aftermath of a 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that devastated Palu and nearby areas of Sulawesi island in Indonesia, Habitat for Humanity is responding to the relief and emergency shelter needs of disaster-affected families.

Oct 02, 2018

Eye-catching videos and resources reach audiences around the world

“Now I know things about safety and rights. I’ve also learned how important it is to keep documents safe, not to be confiscated by the employer.”

September 2018 — “Што такое гандаль людзьмі?” (“What is human trafficking?”) says the...

Oct 02, 2018

Engaging lessons and storybooks spark children’s love of reading
“We want a better future for our daughters. They have better opportunities if they are educated.”

August 2018 — Crisha, 7, lives on a remote islet called Silagon in the Philippines’ central region of Cebu. Electricity, fresh water and...

Oct 02, 2018

Teachers learn techniques to boost student literacy

“Seeing my students develop into readers brings me so much joy.”

August 2018 — John, 7, lives in Ubay, Bohol — a small town in the central region of the Philippines. He runs his finger through the pages of a book, sounding out words about a small hut...

Sep 27, 2018

[Madison, WI] If you could change someone’s life for $25, would you?

That is exactly what local non-profit, Combat Blindness International (CBI) is doing around the world. Founded in 1984 by Dr. Suresh Chandra of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, CBI is dedicated to...

Sep 11, 2018

JCB is supporting a major clear-up mission on the Indonesian island of Lombok after a series of earthquakes and aftershocks over the past month killed almost 500 people, injured thousands and left more than 150,000 homeless.

The company, through local dealer Airindo JCB, has donated the use of a JS205...