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DigiBayanihan to provide mobile literacy training modules for HAPINOY ‘Nanays’

MAKATI CITY, Philippines – Mobile technology is considered to be an invaluable tool possessing the power to change the way people connect, communicate, and interact with one another. Through mobile literacy, new opportunities are made available making life easy, fun and engaging for all.

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ASSIST launches Digital Empowerment Program in Visayas

CEBU CITY – After the successful relaunch in Metro Manila, the Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) brings its flagship digital empowerment movement, DigiBayanihan, to Visayas and will hold a regional launch on November 30, Monday, at the Theodore Buttenbruch Hall, University of San Carlos (Main Campus) in the city.

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ASSIST, Google.org deliver technology training for tech-voc centers in PH

TAGUIG CITY, Philippines – More than 50 educators and staff of technical and vocational education institutions in Metro Manila received technology training on Friday, June 16, through the “Educate Using Technology” event organized by the Asia Society for Social for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) and Google.org, Google’s charitable arm.

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ASSIST, AsianNGO join panel for nat’l conference on new CSR approaches

HO CHI MINH, Vietnam – To highlight different innovative corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives in the country, Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) and its development media platform, AsianNGO, joined the LIN Center for Community Development, Ho Chi Minh City Association for Women Executives & Entrepreneurs (HAWEE), and European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham)-Vietnam for the “How Doing Good is Good for Business” Conference in the city.

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Groundbreaking of hi-tech vocational training center in VN, held

HO CHI MINH, Vietnam – The Asia Society for Social Innovation and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST), KONE Corporation, Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG), government officials, and community stakeholders gathered on May 24 for the groundbreaking ceremony of the new vocational training center for the ‘Promote Technical Education Reform of Mechanics to Professional Technicians’ Project of KONE.

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ASSIST Director leads Sri Lankan TVET study mission to Germany

ASSIST in Anvil Awards

ASSIST Managing Director Sreenivas Narayan led a ministerial delegation from Sri Lanka in a study mission to Germany on May 21-27,to understand and learn from the success of the German experience in technical and vocational education and training (TVET) and the role of the private sector in this field.

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PEMSEA and ASSIST ASIA launch ‘Our Oceans, Our Home’ photo contest for World Oceans Day

Protection of our shared coasts and oceans takes center stage next month with World Oceans Day on June 8th and the gathering of delegates from around the world at the United Nations Headquarters for the UN Ocean Conference from June 5-9.

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ASSIST book bags gold in 52nd Anvil Awards

ASSIST in Anvil Awards

MAKATI City, Philippines – The Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST)’s Bagong Yugto ng Buhay (Bayuhay) coffee table book received a Gold Award in the 52nd Anvil Awards on Friday, March 10, at the Rizal Ballroom of Makati Shangri-La Manila.

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ASSIST officially launches SOURCe in Nepal

On 24th February 2016, ASSIST, in association with SIDEC-Nepal, launched a new project called SOURCe at Thapathalli, Kathmandu, Nepal. The aim of SOURCe is to supply unpolluted clean drinking water to rural communities in Nepal.

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AIDF Asia Summit 2016 to focus on improving health resilience and addressing challenges to safe drinking water and sanitation

London, 24 March 2016: In light of the United Nations World Water Day, the Aid & International Development Forum (AIDF) Asia Summit 2016 emphasises the importance of freshwater and sanitation in transforming societies and economies while improving livelihoods.

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AIDF Asia Summit 2016

The Aid & International Development Forum Asia Summit returns to Bangkok on 21-22 June 2016, once again uniting leading humanitarian aid and development experts in the region.

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Join the competition! Youth4Asia Solutions Search on Citizenship and Governance

The ADB NGOC’s Youth Initiative and ASSIST have launched the 4th installment of the Youth4Asia Solutions Search. All youth-led or youth-focused organizations with projects on Citizenship and Governance across Asia and the Pacific are invited to apply.

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We are Hiring: Development Partnerships and Projects Manager

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is in need of a Development Partnerships and Projects Manager.

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DSDS 2015: Thank You!

Thank you, once again, for joining us at the DSDS 2015! We hope the event allowed you to engage in dynamic and strategic discussions; create connections and strengthen relations; and exchange knowledge to accelerate inclusive development through ICT innovative solutions.

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Digital Strategies for Development Summit 2015

Technology for development took the center stage at the 2nd Digital Strategies for Development Summit (DSDS), held at Waterfront Hotel, Cebu City, Philippines on Sept. 22 to 24.

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We Are Hiring!

Asia Society for Social Improvement and Sustainable Transformation (ASSIST) is in need of applicants for the following positions...

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UPLIFT Project concludes with a Best Practices Forum in Indonesia

ASSIST, together with TÜV-NORD Indonesia and SEQUA, closed UPLIFT project through a Best Practices Forum in Jakarta, Indonesia on May 19, 2015.

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SUSTAIN Project formally concludes

On May 25, 2015 at the Hotel Duke in Madurai, India, SUSTAIN Project formally concluded. It was attended by around 40 people from different parts of Tamil Nadu. Among the participants were farmers, companies, and Bayer and ASSIST representatives.

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SAVE Project Executive Forum in China

Three days were allotted by PUMA’s Stefan Seidel and Ray Niu, ASSIST’s Aru David and Jordan Ng, and 46 representatives from 24 factories for the SAVE Project Executive Forum at the Winner Way Hotel in Dong Guan, China.

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