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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. […]

Typhoon Disaster Recovery in the Philippines

It’s a long road to recovery in the Philippines after the typhoon disaster, with sanitation, health, and infrastructure badly damaged. Give2Asia is working with our partners at LiveLeaf, Jordan International Aid (JIA), and Lions of Life to regain healthy lives in local communities by sending medical aid and medical teams. See our partners’ work in […]

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Social Venture Capital: Clean Water for a Happy, Healthy Life

Last week, Give2Asia partner Social Capital Venture Development (SCVD) posted this video on Youtube to raise awareness of their water purification efforts in Cambodia. We thought it was extremely well done! SCVD improves the lives and conditions of disadvantaged people living in Cambodia and other developing countries, through impact investment and dedication to sustainable and […]