Executive Voice Series

At NGO Advisor, we are constantly engaging with executives of social profit organisations (SPOs). We believe that their views, ideas, concerns, and experiences are a source of great inspiration to all, and reaching out well beyond the social profit world, as they are echoing a profound aspiration to transform life across many circles and communities. Welcome to the Executive Voice Series.

We seek to build a culture that transforms human lives, a culture of solidarity.

Investment in Brazil’s non-profit sector used to rely on private sponsors and small donors. During its 25 year history the...
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“One opportunity blockchain can offer to producers of provenance rich goods such as Himalayan teas, is to establish their authenticity to customers anywhere in the world.” explains Anuj Kapoor, Himalayan People’s founder and director

Almost seven years ago, I remember Anuj Kapoor discussing Near Field Communications, Tokenisation and other recent technologies. He was both...
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“What will happen in the future is for us to incubate mission aligned businesses, knowing the danger of losing the balance between doing business and creating impact,” says Veronica Colondam, YCAB’s founder & CEO

It was just a few years ago when we wrote: "It seems that YCAB’s growth and international expansion is only...
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“We took a big leap forward to integrate digitalization: it will save lives and make a difference to people in need,” says Christian Friis Bach, DRC’s top executive.

From the benefits of digitalization in the humanitarian sector to the signature of the UN Compact for Migration, DRC’s Secretary...
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“We realized that our strength is creating and harnessing global movements,” say Shaban & van Eijk, Co-Directors at CYFI

Launched in 2012 by Jeroo Billimoria, the founder of Aflatoun and Child Helpline International, Child & Youth Finance International (CYFI)...
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“We witness opportunity for growth if we look at the nonprofit sector as an economic sector,” says SITAWI’s CEO, Leonardo Letelier.

With many eyes turning to Brazil, time to talk to Leonardo Letelier, the innovative gentleman leading  SITAWI Finance for Good,...
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“We live in a time of exponential change,” says Barefoot College’s CEO, Meagan Fallone.

As Meagan Fallone puts it so rightfully: "Barefoot College has and will always be, a movement for social justice." With...
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“We’ve gone through ‘proof of concept’ in very diverse conflict contexts.” says Mark Clark, Generations For Peace’s CEO

Few non-profit organisations were born in the Middle East, (Jordan), but how many worldwide have accomplished what Generations For Peace...
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“We are currently working on developing a Street Sports Incubator In Jordan with Jordan Youth Innovation Forum.” Simon Prahm, GAME’s CEO

As a non-profit born in Denmark, GAME has successfully extended its operations in Lebanon - where Simon Prahm now lives...
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“Backdoors is an opportunity to inspire people to take action to end online violence against women” Asmita Basu, Programmes Director, Amnesty India

Amnesty International India is launching its global campaign focussing on Online Violence Against Women during Backdoors, a music festival headlined...
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“We only partner with research organisations willing to share their learning and knowledge” Owen Sharp, MOVEMBER’s CEO

To many people, prostate cancer is just an old man's disease that we don't need to think is significant. We're...
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“Brazil is at risk, as a whole generation is being educated in a poor and unfair way” Vandré Brilhante, CIEDS’ CEO

As Brazil is still struggling to avoid a complete political melting down, its third sector cannot escape some hard realities....
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“We see the opportunity for this model to be replicated in other spheres” says Louise Van Rhyn, Symphonia for South Africa’s CEO

Symphonia for South Africa is partnering under-resourced school principals with seasoned business leaders to strengthen leadership and management capacity. Since they began...
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“The idea behind BRAC is to change systems of inequity” says Sir Fazle, CEO of BRAC

As NGO Advisor announces the new edition of the Top 500 NGOs, we've decided to launch a series of interviews...
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“Brazilian private sector has paused its social investment”: says Fernando Alves, CEO of the Citizen Network

Fernando Alvez, CEO of Brazilian NGO, Citizen Network (Rede Cidadã), acknowledges the impact of the 'impeachment' crisis and the ongoing...
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“We maintain hope in WHS”: An interview with KYM’s CEO Ayşe Özkalay

Though the organization participated in preparatory meetings for next week's World Humanitarian Summit, Kimse Yok Mu (KYM) was inexplicably not invited. In...
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