Tuesday, April 19, 2005

The Jakarta Post - 'RI need more philanthropy'

The Jakarta Post - 'RI need more philanthropy': "'RI need more philanthropy'
The Jakarta Post, Jakarta
Activists working to promote human welfare say that if philanthropic organizations received more funds and support the nation would advance more rapidly.
'The money and energy channeled through philanthropic activities could help society build itself,' Public Interest Research Advocacy Center (PIRAC) executive director Zaim Saidi said on Friday.
The latest survey by PIRAC -- one of a few NGOs focusing on research and advocacy for individual as well as corporate philanthropists -- shows that 99.8 percent of people living in urban areas set aside funds for charity. "

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