dāna

(Pali, Sanskrit: द।न dāna)

means

Generosity or Giving

 In many Asian cultures it is also the practice of cultivating generosity.
Thus,  Dana Asia means to “give generously to Asia.”

OUR VISION

To be a catalyst for an economic and socially inclusive world through the power of social business and education.

To be a catalyst for an economic and socially inclusive world through the power of social business and education.

WE ARE A

philanthropic organization

Dana Asia has been serving marginalised communities in Asia since 2011. We offer a wealth of experience in social impact investment and project development advisory and management services for philanthropists, family foundations and companies as part of corporate social responsibility and community engagement initiatives.

Dana Asia strives to be a global leader in social business, guiding the design and launch of sustainable businesses led by empowered local people from marginalised backgrounds. A social business’ purpose is not solely to generate a monetary profit, instead a social business prioritises creating a positive social and environmental impact on people and communities while still achieving financial viability. As catalysts for economic and social inclusivity, we believe sustainable change cannot be achieved without the power of education; therefore, creating education opportunities, especially for the next generation, is at the core of everything we do.

WE PROVIDE

advisory services

We help donors with the capital and commitment to make a difference in Asia!
Our Advisory services are available to individuals, families, private wealth advisors and companies. Our expertise and experience in the Asian region enables us to identify projects where there will be a visible social impact and social return on investment.

Our services can also be accessed by Grantmaking foundations and their Advisors in Australia, Europe and the United States. We provide customised research, due diligence, monitoring and evaluation for grantmakers who are in investing in Asia.

GET TO KNOW US

A DYNAMIC TEAM

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

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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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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