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ABV’s new vision

Over the last 12 months ABV has undertaken significant work to clarify our strategic direction, particularly given the current fiscal climate facing not-for-profits, whilst also being true to our origins when we began as AESOP in 1981. Last year we provided an update...
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ABV’s Fijian Friendship

This February our thoughts were with the people of Fiji, and particularly with the families of those who perished during Cyclone Winston. The strongest ever southern hemisphere cyclone caused huge destruction across Viti Levu and other islands causing scores of...
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Improving the social rights of Indonesian young people

Australian volunteer Nick Gorshenin has recently returned from an assignment with Aliansi Remaja Independen (ARI). The mission of this small non-government organisation (NGO) is to improve the social rights of young people in Indonesia, especially in the areas of...
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Shared Value Project interviews ABV

An interview with ABV CEO Sarah O’Connor has been published by the Shared Value Project. The Shared Value Project is a regional community of practice committed to driving adoption and implementation of shared value strategies among leaders and companies, civil...
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A year later an ABV program has had a big impact on PNG ICT businesses

In late 2014 ABV ran a mentoring program for a group of small Port Moresby ICT businesses using our Your Enterprise Scheme (YES) SME mentoring model. The YES model consists of a month-long group coaching program implemented by two volunteers drawn from ABV’s registry...
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ABV, Pacific Islands Trade & Invest partner for small business

Australian Business Volunteers and Pacific Islands Trade & Invest are pleased to announce that they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together for the economic and sustainable development of Pacific islands countries. Pacific Islands Trade &...
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Our Volunteers

We achieve our mission by using expert volunteers to transfer business skills. Our volunteers are experienced business professionals, typically mid career or in early retirement who undertake short term projects across Asia and the Pacific regions.

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Our Partners

For those organisations seeking a partner in the Asia Pacific region, ABV offers a complete value chain approach to inclusive economic growth in developing communities. ABV collaborates with our partners to create effective.

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Our Impact

ABV ensures all our assignments and programs are achieving impact through the application of our Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Improvement (MERI) Framework. ABV’s MERI Framework provides ABV with a road map to achieve our mission and a robust approach to.

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Small Business Development

Corporate Volunteering