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Urgency of COVID-19 Volunteer Protection

Urgency of COVID-19 Volunteer Protection

Volunteers are one of the groups at risk of contracting humanitarian tasks during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Most of them are not equipped with protocols/guidelines for work protection and safety, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that conforms to the standard; and social security accident or death while on duty. Therefore, the government as well as the organizations that …

Ethics and Accountability of Aid to COVID-19

Ethics and Accountability of Aid to COVID-19

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic disasters, philanthropy in Indonesia contributes to significant contributions through public donation raising (money, goods, or services) and the distribution of donations. This donation is often done online through various platforms such as social media, institutional sites, and crowdfunding, which are then transmitted offline or directly to the beneficiaries. The high intensity …

Online Philanthropy Learning Forum (PLF): Trends and Challenges of Philanthropy Mobilization in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Online Philanthropy Learning Forum (PLF): Trends and Challenges of Philanthropy Mobilization in the COVID-19 Pandemic

“The topic (of Online Philanthropy Learning Forum) was interesting because almost all the actors are involved in helping the government overcome this pandemic and will discuss what are the challenges faced by philanthropy during the emergency response of COVID-19”. That is a welcome quote from Timotheus Lesmana as chairman of The Association of Indonesia Philanthropy …

Online Meeting about Development of Volunteer Protection Initiative during COVID-19

Online Meeting about Development of Volunteer Protection Initiative during COVID-19

On Thursday, April 9, 2020 The Association of Indonesia Philanthropy (PFI/FI) held an online meeting “Development of Joint Initiatives for the Protection of COVID-19 Volunteers“. The meeting was attended by 24 people from 10 member organizations and networks such as BAZNAS, Sekolah Relawan, Humanitarian Forum Indonesia (HFI), Indorelawan, Forum Zakat (FOZ), Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), …

“Philanthropic Response Against  COVID-19 in Indonesia” Online Meeting

“Philanthropic Response Against COVID-19 in Indonesia” Online Meeting

Jakarta — Amid the COVID-19 epidemic, many social organizations are running various philanthropic and caring programs for others, directly or indirectly. Start from fundraising, volunteer recruitment in program management and a variety of collaborations between multi-sectors that were established as an emergency response to the outbreak. This is what underlies an online meeting by The …

Aspirations for the RUU Penyelenggaraan Sumbangan

Aspirations for the RUU Penyelenggaraan Sumbangan

Jakarta – The development of philanthropy in Indonesia is increasing and has expanded into strategic non charity programs, such as economic empowerment, protection of women and children, policy advocacy, anti-corruption and so on. This is also marked by the increasing involvement of young people who move through communities and spearhead the digital philanthropic movement. However, …

NEXT GENEROUSion – Young Philanthropy Festival 2019

NEXT GENEROUSion – Young Philanthropy Festival 2019

Jakarta — The NEXT GENEROUSion – Young Philanthropy Festival 2019 was held on Nov 2-3, 2019, is an event to facilitate and promote philanthropic activities to youth, especially the millennial. Through the theme “Young, Caring, Providing Solutions”, this event has been attended by 52 exhibitors with various talkshow activities in ‘Panggung Inspirasi Filantropi’ and ‘Bedah …