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Arun’s Story

Australian volunteer Andrew Whittaker is currently on a public relations-focused AVID assignment with a Cambodian NGO Live & Learn Environmental Education. Arriving at his Phnom Penh Hotel ‘One Up Banana’ Andrew was pleasantly surprised to meet Arun,...
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National Volunteer Week!

It’s National Volunteer Week and we’d like to extend our appreciation to all the amazing volunteers out there! More than 6 million Australians volunteer each year, and contribute $200 billion to the Australian economy. And, to the hundreds of ABV registered volunteers...
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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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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

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