Impact SEA

Driving Impact through the eyes of a Social Enterprise - Janelle Lee, bantu

December 15, 2020 TRIVE Venture Capital Season 1 Episode 17
Impact SEA
Driving Impact through the eyes of a Social Enterprise - Janelle Lee, bantu
Show Notes

How do we use the knowledge made available to us today, and transform the social sector to deliver social good more effectively?


With the virus becoming the new normal, The New Paper reports that non-profit organisations here have seen a dip in the number of volunteers as more people grow wary of gathering in large groups due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.


In fact, a study released by Fidelity Charitable, a nonprofit organization created by Fidelity Investments, found that two-thirds of all volunteers had either decreased or stopped their volunteering because of the pandemic. Volunteering has fallen sharply in the pandemic, creating an enormous financial burden on the nonprofit organizations that depended on the free assistance.


How do we reinvent the volunteering space to adapt the new normal? What is the significance of volunteering in SEA and how do we further develop the state of volunteering using A.I.?


To answer these questions, I speak to Janelle Lee, Co-Founder and Chief Product Officer, Bantu, for her expert insights.