We develop sustainable and scalable solutions for people in poverty.

Our approach to creating sustainable impact.

1. Incubation

Researching and identifying potential projects.

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2. Build structure

Testing the pilot, careful monitoring, and slowly building.

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3. Create social value

Talent development and evaluating impact.

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4. Scale & Replicate

Scale the model within the community or in a new setting.

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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 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.

Where 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 Exec team are based in Australia and fundraising activities are conducted.

In the past, Dana Asia has worked with partners to implement Youth-Led Social Business 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, we also fund School Building and University Scholarships projects. To learn more about our work in Cambodia, please visit our project pages or contact us directly.

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

Dana Asia currently funds Microfinance and Social Business projects in the Philippines and will soon be offering our first University Scholarships. Dana Asia is the main funder of Grameen Pilipinas Microfinance Inc., who provide 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 with the Quick Contact form in the footer.

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

Dana Asia works with local partners to support the ongoing operation of a school and University Scholarships in Thailand.

Initial research is underway on potential Education project opportunities in the Solomon Islands.

Get to know us

Our diverse team offers decades of experience working in the public, private, and non-profit sectors throughout Asia.

Australian Board

David Landers
David LandersChairman
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
Career diplomat, currently
Managing Director at @Asia Associates Japan Inc.
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Munzurul Khan
Munzurul KhanBoard Member
Seasoned finance professional and Principal of Keshab Chartered Accountants and Associated Group.
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Caroline Juricic
Caroline JuricicBoard Member
Strategy and finance professional with global experience across corporate, non-profit and government sectors.
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Executive Team

Duncan Power
Duncan PowerChief Executive Officer
Over twenty years’ experience working in the not for profit and social enterprise worlds.
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Lotti Fraser
Lotti FraserDirector of Programs
Passionate about education and the essential role it plays in influencing social change.
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Leo Alforte
Leo AlforteDirector of Project Development
Facilitator of community development and sustainable farming initiatives. 
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Diana Seva
Diana SevaHR / Admin Manager
Experienced administration and compliance professional in diverse companies.
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Chhenn Sreykouch
Chhenn SreykouchCambodia Representative
The dream of graduating and helping to empower her local community became a reality.
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Our partners