Our Partners

Founding Partners

USAID-Asia The USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia manages regional programs that stretch across Asia and into the Pacific, as well as bilateral programs in Burma, China, Laos, and Thailand. USAID’s regional programs in Asia focus on special foreign policy interests such as human and wildlife trafficking, HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases, clean water and sanitation, the environment and natural resources, governance and economic reforms, and humanitarian assistance.

UNC-Chapel Hill The University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health is dedicated to improving public health, promoting individual well-being, and eliminating health disparities across North Carolina and around the world. The School’s exceptional teaching, ground-breaking research and dedicated service have resulted in being ranked the number one public school of public health in the United States, number two among all schools, public or private (U.S. News and World Report, 2008 edition).

Sponsoring Partners

Stone Family Foundation The Stone Family Foundation supports innovative, sustainable and entrepreneurial approaches to tackling major social problems across the UK and around the world. Since September 2010, the Foundation’s main focus has been on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The Stone Family Foundation’s goal is to find and support lasting and effective ways to promote good sanitation, safe water and good hygiene across the world.

Diageo Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business. In Asia Pacific, Diageo has launched an ambitious community investment programme, Plan W, which aims to empower two million women across the region by 2017, with a focus on education, enterprise and sustainable development.

The Global Sanitation Fund The Global Sanitation Fund is a pooled fund designed to increase financing in the sanitation sector. It is open to contributions from all sources, and accessible to all countries meeting eligibility criteria. The Global Sanitation Fund is one of the three “pillars” of Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).

USAID-DIV The USAID Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) aims to find and support breakthrough solutions to the world’s most important development challenges—interventions with the power to change millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost.  Through its grant program DIV invests in these game-changing ideas, rigorously testing them using cutting-edge analytical methods, and scales solutions that prove they work.

Grand Challenges Canada Grand Challenges Canada is dedicated to supporting Bold Ideas with Big Impact in global health. It is funded by the Government of Canada; it funds innovators in low- and middle-income countries and Canada. The bold ideas GCC supports integrate science/technology, social and business innovation – GCC calls this Integrated Innovation™. It focuses on bringing successful innovation to scale, catalyzing sustainability and impact. It has a determined focus on results, and saving and improving lives.

Collaborating Partners

WSP - Water and Sanitation Program The Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) is a multi-donor partnership administered by the World Bank to support poor people in obtaining affordable, safe and sustainable access to water and sanitation services.

Concern Worldwide The Internship Office – Oxford University The Internship Programme provides access to hundreds of summer internships opportunities. They are offered by our international alumni, by multi-national corporations, by world-leading NGOs, by cutting-edge research institutions and many other organisations, and all are exclusively available to Oxford University students. Since the programme’s inception students have undertaken internships in over 30 countries and have gained valuable work experience while travelling to exciting and exotic locations. The Internship Programme also gives you the chance to explore work experience options in a variety of sectors in the UK.The programme is open to all current matriculated (ie. not visiting) Oxford University students, undergraduates and postgraduates, including those in their final year of study.

The internships are advertised from the beginning of Hilary term each year.


Global Institute for Tomorrow The Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) is an independent pan-Asian think and do tank dedicated to advancing an understanding of 1) The evolving social contracts that exist between business, government and civil society, 2) The shift of economic and political power from the West to the East, and 3) The reshaping of the rules of global capitalism. GIFT engages future leaders through an exceptional approach to executive education that equips participants to lead effectively and succeed in a rapidly changing and globalised world.

Global Institute for Tomorrow Leadapreneur is owned by Adepicos, a leadership transformation consultancy dedicated to mobilizing a new, global, generation of authentic, high-performing 21st Century leaders. Its mission is to democratize 21st Century leadership to the world, making top quality leadership training available to everyone. Leadapreneur does this by building world-class corporate programs and online courses that combine training, coaching, change management consulting, and competitions.

Amret Amret is Cambodia’s leading microfinance institution, with over 20 years of experience. With strong support both locally and internationally, Amret was the first microfinance institution to receive a formal license from the National Bank of Cambodia. Amret takes an inclusive approach, providing comprehensive financial solutions that are specifically tailored to the needs of people in rural areas.

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is a world-leading centre for research and postgraduate education in public and global health, with 4000 students and more than 1300 staff working in over 100 countries. The School is one of the highest-rated research institutions in the UK, and cited as one of the world’s top universities for collaborative research.

Duke Global Health Institute The Duke Global Health Institute works to reduce health disparities in our local community and worldwide. Recognizing that many global health problems stem from economic, social, environmental, political and health care inequalities, DGHI brings together interdisciplinary teams to solve complex health problems and to train the next generation of global health scholars.

United States Peace Corps United States Peace Corps Volunteers work with governments, local organizations, and communities to provide needed technical expertise and promote cross-cultural understanding. Together, Volunteers and their counterparts work to address changing needs in agriculture, business, education, the environment, and health.

Former Implementing Partners

Concern Worldwide Concern Worldwide is an international humanitarian organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and suffering in the world’s poorest countries. Concern works in partnership with the very poorest people in these countries, directly enabling them to improve their lives, as well as using their knowledge and experience to influence decisions made at a local, national and international levels that can significantly reduce extreme poverty.

Concern Worldwide The Maddox Jolie-Pitt Foundation (MJP) is dedicated to eradicating extreme rural poverty, protecting natural resources and conserving wildlife in Cambodia. MJP promotes sustainable rural economies that directly contribute to the health and vitality of communities, wildlife and forests.

East Meets West Foundation East Meets West Foundation‘s core program work is in the areas of education, medical and health care, clean water and sanitation, and infrastructure. EMW programs reflect a commitment to removing the barriers that prevent people from enjoying life’s fullest opportunities. EMW’s primary mission is to serve the poor and the disadvantaged in Vietnam and Southeast Asia.

Hydrologic Health Hydrologic is a newly established social enterprise which supplies clean water, sanitation, health and hygiene solutions throughout Cambodia on a commercial basis. The main products are the Rabbit ceramic water filter and related hygiene, sanitation products and to get more benefit, to get more profit and how to set up business growing in the future for distributors.

International Development Enterprises International Development Enterprises IDE is a non-profit International NGO with a unique market-based approach to poverty reduction. IDE helps to build profitable enterprises and value chains that deliver sustainable social and economic benefits to the rural poor, enabling them to increase their income and improve their quality of life.

Lien Aid Lien Aid is a non-governmental organization based in Singapore that seeks to build a firm foundation for human development by making safe water and sanitation accessible and affordable to poor communities in Asia.

TerraClear TerraClear provides clean drinking water and market-based innovations for families of Lao PDR.

IDEO IDEO is an innovation and design firm that uses a human-centered, design-based approach to help organizations in the business, government, education, healthcare, and social sectors innovate and grow.

TerraClear 17 Triggers believes in the power of marketing for positive change. Founded by three partners (a microfinance expert, a creative marketer and a graphic designer) 17 Triggers is more than an advertising or marketing agency. They’re a consulting firm that helps good causes to become even more effective.