2020 Grant Recipients

Aku Mampu

Indonesia

Means “I Can” in Bahasa Indonesia
Promoting inclusive workspaces in Indonesia by empowering job seekers with disabilities and supporting prospective employers with educational materials.

A Better Vietnam

Vietnam

Connecting native English-speaking volunteer teachers with Vietnamese students for online, one-on-one, free English lessons.

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Buzz Talk Cambodia

Cambodia

Breaking the stigma on LGBT+ in Cambodia through constructive dialog and storytelling by aspiring journalists.

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Etam Impact Academy for Sanitation Heroes

Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia

Leading youth-driven impact accelerator for innovative ideas on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) to combat children stunting and mortality in East Kalimantan.

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Eureka Hub

Malaysia

Helping Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) community in Sabah improve their vocational projects by equipping them with skills in digital technology and pitching.

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FemaLEAD

Vietnam

Empowering female Vietnamese students to become leaders in their future workplaces through mentorship programs, public lectures, and seed funding for small projects.

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Fonik Asyik

Indonesia

Means “Fun Phonics” in Bahasa Indonesia.
Promoting literacy in Papua by providing Bahasa Indonesian phonics program as a fun and comprehensive reading method suitable for all learners.

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Future Deaf Teachers

Vietnam

Improving social inclusion and creating career opportunities for Deaf people in Mekong Delta through Sign Language Teaching.

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#GrowASEAN

Philippines

Activating a new breed of farmers in the Philippines by training them in digital agriculture.

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IProcure Youth Procurement Fellows Program

Philippines

Tapping into the collective talent of university students around the Philippines to solve government challenges in procurement through technological innovation.

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JourneyPH: Stories Across

Philippines

Bridging communities in the Philippines in shaping and sharing developmental stories through journalism and service-learning.

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LatihID

Indonesia

Means “PracticeID” in Bahasa Indonesia.
Creating online learning opportunities for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to grow their talents, succeed in the global market, and improve Indonesian economy.

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Edujobs

Singapore, Vietnam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand

Matching micro-education courses with full time and freelancing job opportunities through an online platform, aiming to upskill the workforce in developing countries.

Miles

Malaysia

Providing academic mentorship and equipping high school students with soft skills necessary for the labor market to improve economic conditions in low-income communities in Penang, Malaysia.

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Play Naturally

Brunei

Connecting Bruneian youth with nature and indigenous communities of Tasek Merimbun, an ASEAN Heritage Site, through a conservation theater program.

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SAYA

Myanmar

Empowering self-learners from Myanmar to improve their English through an app-based interactive contextual learning.

Smile Space

Thailand

Helping the people of Bangkok build resilience and overcome mental barriers through guided one-on-one mental exercises in a co-creative space.

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Start Me App

Philippines

Teaching people in the Philippines how to start a business through an online app anywhere, anytime, and with any budget.

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SULUT Semangat

Indonesia

Improving conservation education in North Sulawesi by creating fun teaching materials and engaging capacity-building opportunities.

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Sureplus

Philippines

Reducing hunger and food waste in Davao City through an online platform that connects farmers and restaurants with charities and communities in need.

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Teach4Future

Indonesia

Training Indonesian teachers to promote eco-consciousness and providing small grants to help incorporate environmental issues into their curricula.

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INpaktu Youth Timor-Leste

Timor-Leste

Empowering Timorese youth leaders to build a sustainable future through pilot grants, podcast series, and a capacity-building boot camp on social innovation and development.

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VIGA

Vietnam

Connecting Vietnamese high school students to lead the gender equality movement through an incubation initiative.

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Yes to VOW

Myanmar

Providing accurate information on reproductive health education and rights for youths in low-income communities in Myanmar.

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The Xiang Miang Project

Laos

Educating high school students in Vientiane about emerging technologies to prepare them to become future tech entrepreneurs and inventors.

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