Learn how the Himalayan Climate Initiative mobilizes national volunteers for disaster preparedness and sustainable development. The Initiative engages and educates youth volunteers who help demonstrate and advocate resiliency among community members. Some of the notable achievements of the young volunteers so far are helping build 696 resilient homes, providing 1,100 scholarships to children in distress, and providing job placement for 679 needy women. The National Volunteer Peacetime Actions also conducts youth-to- youth counseling and other advocacy campaigns.
More Resources posts
New Giving Opportunities in an Era of Philanthropic Globalisation
A Guide for Australian Donors The 9th Edition of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Charities Report was released this month which highlighted the prevalence of domestic giving in Australia. But in our ever more interconnected world, philanthropy has transcended geographical boundaries, giving rise to a new era of borderless giving. Cross-border philanthropic institutions like […]Read More
Disaster Preparedness and Response Resources for Nonprofits in Asia
Resources from Give2Asia for Asia-Pacific nonprofits and community-based organizations working on disaster preparedness and response.Read More
Donor Perspectives & Readiness For Disaster Preparedness Funding: Opportunities & Challenges for Philanthropy in Building Community Resilience
Give2Asia has partnered with community-based organizations (CBOs) in South and Southeast Asia to understand best practices and learnings for locally-led disaster preparedness and community resilience.Read More