Category : Philanthropy

  • Before Bill Gates joined a power dinner with some of the richest families in Asia on a Saturday night in April in Singapore, he signed an MOU with Le Van Kiem, a Vietnamese entrepreneur to found the Vietnam Health Fund....

    By : Lan Anh Nguyen Date:Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 05:32:00
  • Gamal Albinsaid started Garbage Clinical Insurance (GCI) in March 2010 in Malang to solve two pressing problems: reducing trash and providing better healthcare to low-income communities. How does it work? Local...

    By : Sharyn Purwanto Date:Sunday, May 04, 2014 - 17:37:58
  • Despite holding an event on a Saturday, more than 50 media showed up for the launching of the Indonesia Health Fund, along with over 100 VIP guests. Why? Maybe it was to see Bill Gates, the world’s richest man...

    By : Ardian Wibisono Date:Sunday, May 04, 2014 - 17:35:32
  • It's easy to make a commitment and issue a press release. These people actually put the most money to work for...

    By : Forbes Indonesia team Date:Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:37:40
  • What does the world's richest man (and largest philanthropist) have in common with the world's biggest rock star (and most effective social activist)? A capitalist's outlook on solving global...

    By : Forbes Indonesia team Date:Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:35:26
  • In 2009, Veronica Colondam was running several learning centers for poor children and school dropouts through her foundation, Yayasan Cinta Anak Bangsa (YCAB). Although the school fee was only $1, it was hard to keep up...

    By : Ardian Wibisono Date:Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 18:38:10
  • Mark Makepeace, chief executive and founder of the FTSE Group, a London-based index company, has made a personal and corporate commitment to end child labor and encourage good CSR by working with UNICEF and promoting...

    By : Jeffrey Hutton Date:Sunday, January 12, 2014 - 18:36:04
  • In 2008, two friends discovered they shared a dilemma. Nia Sadjarwo, 33, and Hanny Kusumawati, 30, both had money sitting at home, in the form of loose change collecting in jars. While brainstorming about what do with...

    By : Sarah Moon Date:Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 05:19:02
  • Lena Thong knows a good idea when she sees one. While working in real estate more than a decade ago, she learned about the best office spaces and buildings in Jakarta. She used those mental notes to help launch her...

    By : Alissa Gwynn Date:Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 06:12:45
  • Following the Yogyakarta earthquake in 2006, Jimmy Masrin, president director and chief executive of PT Caturkarsa Megatunggal, was struck by the devastation there. He responded with a fundraising drive within his...

    By : Ardian Wibisono Date:Tuesday, August 06, 2013 - 06:03:50


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