Dana Asia delivers
LIFE-CHANGING
SOLUTIONS that empower
WOMEN and GIRLS to
OVERCOME INEQUALITY and POVERTY

Our values

Sustainable impact at scale

SOCIAL EMPOWERMENT

Capacity building to achieve more through expert-led training in a variety of personal and professional development areas

ECONOMIC VIABILITY

High-engagement social investment in small businesses and guidance towards viability and sustainability, while also advocating for fair-trading throughout the supply chain

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Providing quality, affordable food from a sustainable source to promote responsible agriculture

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Our Values.

Inherent with our strategy.

EMPOWERMENT

Capacity building to achieve more through expert-led training in a variety of personal and professional development areas.

ECONOMIC VIABILITY

High-engagement social investment in small businesses and guidance towards viability and sustainability, while advocating for fair-trading throughout the supply chain.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Quality, affordable food from a sustainable source to promote responsible agriculture.

Our four-step approach to creating sustainable impact:

1. Incubation

Researching and identifying potential projects

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2. Build structure

Testing the pilot, conducting careful monitoring and slowly building scope and structure

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3. Create social value

Talent development and impact evaluation

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4. Scale and replicate

Scaling the model within the community or in a new setting

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Where do we work?

Dana Asia has been registered as a Public Benevolent Institution in Australia with DGR (tax-deductible) status since 2018. Members of the Board and Executive team are based in Australia and fundraising activities are conducted.

Dana Asia works closely with partners to implement youth-led social businesses in Bangladesh. Advisory is ongoing.

Dana Asia has been funding and advising on sustainable agriculture social business projects in Cambodia since 2013, when the KJC Farm project was first established. In education, Dana Asia also funds school building and university scholarship projects. To learn more about our work in Cambodia, please visit our project pages or contact us directly via the Quick Contact form in the footer.

Dana Asia has many loyal donors based in Japan and we are able to provide any of our corporate and promotional materials in Japanese.

Dana Asia works with local partners in Myanmar as part of their education platform to support education and university scholarships.

Dana Asia currently funds Microfinance and Social Business projects in the Philippines and will soon be offering its first university scholarships. Dana Asia is the main funder of Grameen Pilipinas Microfinance Inc, which provides microfinance for Dana Asia’s social business projects. Dana Asia is experienced in advising on various sustainable agriculture, fair trade supply chains, and youth-led social business projects. To learn more about our work in the Philippines, please visit our project pages or contact us directly via the Quick Contact form in the footer.

Dana Asia has been registered as a charitable organisation (Company Limited by Guarantee) in Singapore since 2011. We have an active Board and can facilitate grant funding throughout Singapore.

Initial research is currently underway to identify potential Education project opportunities in the Solomon Islands.

As an ongoing part of its Education platform, Dana Asia works with local partners in Thailand to support the continuing operation of a school as well as university scholarships.

Get to know us

Our diverse team possesses empathy and offers decades of experience working in the government, private and non-profit sectors throughout Asia Pacific

MEET THE BOARD

David Landers
David LandersChairman
David is among Australia’s most globally dexterous senior executives in transformative leadership and corporate strategy.
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Elizabeth Masamune PSM
Elizabeth Masamune PSMBoard Member
A career diplomat and fluent Japanese linguist, Elizabeth currently works as the Managing Director of @Asia Associates Japan Inc.
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Munzurul Khan
Munzurul KhanBoard Member
Munzural is a seasoned finance professional and serves as Principal and Chair of Keshab Chartered Accountants and Associated Group.
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Caroline Juricic
Caroline JuricicBoard Member
A strategy and finance expert, Caroline brings extensive global experience across the corporate, non-profit and government sectors.
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MEET THE EXECUTIVE TEAM

Duncan Power
Duncan PowerChief Executive Officer
Duncan has more than 20 years’ on-the-ground experience working strategically in the not-for-profit and social enterprise worlds.
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Lotti Fraser
Lotti FraserDirector of Programs
Lotti is passionate about education and the critical role it plays in influencing social change for the better.
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Leo Alforte
Leo AlforteDirector of Project Development
Leo is a highly skilled facilitator of community development and sustainable farming initiatives. 
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Diana Seva
Diana SevaHR/Administration Manager
An experienced administration and compliance professional, Diana’s skillset has benefited a diverse range of companies.
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Chhenn Sreykouch
Chhenn SreykouchCambodia Manager
Her dream of graduating and helping to empower her local community became a reality for Chhenn through her inspirational work with Dana Asia.
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