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Why Post-Yolanda Rehabilitation Is Tough: A Report From Give2Asia

Give2Asia was recently featured in Bay Area based Filipino Diaspora magazine, Positively Filipino. The story was written by Give2Asia’s John Oronte and features first hand accounts of Give2Asia’s visit to Eastern Samar, the first place Super Typhoon Yolanda made landfall.

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Social Science in Politics

Though some academics may call for neutrality or objectivity in their work, they cannot deny the fact that the world will still respond subjectively to their work. Such is the case for social sciences, which has been a key discipline in politics and policy making.

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Barefoot College: Solar Training Workshop (VIDEO)

Give2Asia’s Director of Grantmaking Services, Kalsang Tashi loves TED Talks. In particular, she loves this TED Talk by Barefoot College founder, Bunker Roy: In early 2012, Give2Asia helped fund the Barefoot College with a donation from  the Sanctuary Fund. The grant went to rural communities living in remote, hilly, desert and tribal parts of the country […]

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4/14 FREE EVENT 3-5 P.M. @ U.C. Berkeley: New Perspectives in Dunhuang Studies

Uncovered in 1900, the Dunhuang Library, left untouched for over 1000 years, contains writings in 17 languages (some of which are now extinct) on the teachings of the Buddha. The caves are the embodiment of the transition of Buddhist thought into China and East Asia. In this regard, its discovery has created an entire academic […]

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World Health Day

April 7, 2014 marks the anniversary of the World Health Organization (WHO) since it was established in 1948, as well as its annual World Health Day. This year, the theme is “vector-borne diseases,” and according to the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), these diseases are a result of “infection transmitted to humans and […]

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IPCC Report Climate Change 2014: Impact, Adaptation, and Vulnerability

Climate change has been a heated issue for many years, and it has recently been refueled by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) report Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability, released on March 31, 2014. Many already know that climate change has meant worrying trends like warming temperatures, rising sea levels, and more. […]