Asia Initiatives

Dining For Women Funds SoCCs in Shohratgarh

Dining for Women has awarded a $47,000 grant to Asia Initiatives to implement SoCCs in Shohratgarh, a village in the foothills of the Himalayas. 

Dilshad Dayani and AI Team Talk SoCCs and the Annual Gala on ITV

Ambassador, Advisor, and International Diplomat Mr. Aftab Seth and Project Associate Natalie Friedberg talk about Asia Initiatives' Social Capital Credits methodology on ITV. Dilshad Dayani discusses the upcoming gala on October 18 2018 and how Asia Initiatives projects highlight sustainability and empowerment.

Empower Refugees Through SoCCs

Empower refugees and their local host communities to leverage social capital for settling into a new life. 

15 Women, 15 Years

An overview of Asia Initiatives' impact over 15 years of service, told through the personal stories of 15 women. 

Asia Initiatives Impact 2017

2017 was a great year for Asia Initiatives' programs and for women's empowerment! Learn more about what AI has accomplished over the course of the year. Tutorial Video

An introduction on how to use our online SoCCmarket platform for SoCCpreneurs all over the world!

The PepsiCo Foundation funds SoCCs

Asia Initiatives teamed with SEWA to bring SoCCs to Ahmedabad, funded by the PepsiCo Foundation. Watch a video about the pilot project and how SoCCs are changing the lives of women in India here

Midwife Training in Bangladesh

Learn about Asia Initiatives' effort to support safe and effective training for traditional birth attendants in Bangladesh.

Women's E-news 21 Leaders

Our founder and President, Dr. Geeta Mehta, was honored by Women's Enews as one of its 21 Leaders of 2015. See her acceptance speech here!