RTI International is one of the world's leading research institutes, dedicated to improving the human condition by turning knowledge into practice. Our staff of more than 3,700 provides research, development and technical expertise to governments, foundations, and commercial clients worldwide. We have more than 35 years' experience in Asia, a regional office in Jakarta, Indonesia and a regional staff of more than 300 professionals who work across Indonesia, India, China, and Southeast Asia. Together with our many local partners, we deliver innovative, science-based solutions in support of local, regional, and national goals.
Partnership Engagement Sponsors
Cardno is a global, integrated professional services firm that builds better communities through the delivery of physical, social, and economic infrastructure. We have ongoing operations with the private sector, sovereign governments, sub-national entities, and donor agencies in 85 countries, working from 290 project offices on five continents.
Engility is committed to delivering sustainable, innovative solutions in key development sectors to the developing world's most complex problems.
Building on IRG's 35-year legacy of success, Engility International Development has completed more than 850 contracts in over 140 countries, delivering high-quality, cost-effective services that promote positive economic growth, institutional and social change, and intelligent use of resources – human, physical, environmental, and financial.
International Care Ministries ("ICM") has been serving the poor in the Philippines since 1992. At ICM, we believe that no one should live in abject poverty. With the right support, training and resources, the bondages of poverty can be broken. In the last few years, through partnerships with local slum churches, ICM has impacted nearly half a million ultrapoor people with holistic, community-based education focusing on family values, healthier lifestyles and sustainable livelihoods. After this four-month course, participants report 34% increases in household income, a 13% decrease in serious illness and a 53% reduction in reported physical abuse in homes
The Asia Foundation is a nonprofit international development organization committed to improving lives across a dynamic and developing Asia. Informed by six decades of experience and deep local expertise, our programs address critical issues affecting Asia in the 21st century—governance and law, economic development, women's empowerment, environment, and regional cooperation. Headquartered in San Francisco, The Asia Foundation works through a network of offices in 18 Asian countries and in Washington, DC.
World Vision is a global network of individuals, corporate donors and other supporters that together improve the lives of over 10 million children in approximately 100 countries, helping them achieve their God-given potential by building up their families and communities. Over 45,000 committed people work full-time with World Vision in some of the most challenging positions – ranging from the relief response in The Philippines to empowering women in Afghanistan. Others work in our offices across the globe, raising awareness of global poverty and funding for these programmes.
Whatever the role, wherever the location, World Vision staff are part of a global movement that works to ensure that more and more children are healthy, educated, protected and valued in their communities around the world.
Local Engagement Sponsors
AsianNGO is the pioneer media platform designed to empower NGOs and development professionals in Asia-Pacific, capacitating them with resources for sustainable growth. The main channel of AsianNGO is a web portal for users to track and apply for available grants, project partners and download learning assets for their better organisational management; and event updates for their relevant interests. In addition, AsianNGO releases a print magazine every two months with news and policy updates from the development sector; as well as a weekly e-newsletter with the latest grants and upcoming events across the region. Sign up now at www.asianngo.org.
One Meralco Foundation integrates and re-energizes all the corporate social responsibility and sustainability initiatives of the Meralco Group. It represents change as it implements long-term and sustainable programs through its pillars: Community Electrification, Grassroots Partnerships, Youth and Sports Advocacy, Emergency Preparedness and Disaster Response, Energy Education, and Makabayan Volunteerism Program.
Together with the Meralco Group stakeholders - shareholders, employees and business partners, One Meralco Foundation provides opportunities to help advance the lives of communities where our business operates through strategic, meaningful and sustainable corporate social responsibility.
DAI is a global development company dedicated to shaping a more livable world. Our integrated solutions bring together fresh combinations of expertise and innovation across multiple disciplines—crisis mitigation and stability operations, democratic governance and public sector management, agriculture and agribusiness, private sector development and financial services, economics and trade, HIV/AIDS and disease control, water and natural resources management, and energy and climate change. Our clients include international development agencies, international lending institutions, private corporations and philanthropies, and national governments. Currently, DAI is delivering results that matter in more than 100 countries.
Local Media Partner
Rappler is a social news network where stories inspire community engagement and digitally fueled actions for social change. Rappler comes from the root words "rap" (to discuss) + "ripple" (to make waves). It's a new world of limitless collaboration enabled by new technology and connected by social media.
We at Rappler promise honest, credible journalism that - hopefully - inspires smart conversations and ignites a thirst for change.
We are veteran journalists trained in broadcast, print and web disciplines working with young, idealistic digital natives eager to report and find solutions to problems. We are web artists, designers, publishers and professionals combining the best of broadcasting and IT processes.