Action Exchange is an international, nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) dedicated to reducing poverty in India and promoting cultural understanding and productive relationships between India and the United States. ActEx works through hand-picked, local partners with proven success in addressing the economic, social and environmental challenges of India’s poor. ActEx seeks to build a committed network of dedicated talented, social entrepreneurs in the United States, Europe and India, in order to mobilize human and financial resources to establish creative and sustainable solutions to poverty reduction.
Action Exchange envisions a more connected world in which cultural understanding, social entrepreneurial innovation and international collaboration are the engines that drive the reduction of poverty, social injustice and environmental degradation. To realize this vision, Action Exchange is guided by the following five-part mission:
1) To send talented individuals to India to conduct internships and research with charitable Indian organizations which address the economic, social and environmental causes of poverty;
2) To provide technical and financial support to Indian charitable organizations which promote and support social entrepreneurs as a means of reducing poverty in India;
3) To foster cultural understanding between the USA and India by developing a strong network of program alumni and organizations dedicated to working together to reduce poverty and advance international understanding and goodwill;
4) To promote dialogue, understanding and action to reduce Indian poverty by connecting urban and rural Indians through short and long term exchange programs; and
5) To build partnerships and conduct outreach within India to increase domestic philanthropy for poverty reduction efforts.
Action Exchange is an international, nonprofit organization 501(c)(3) dedicated to reducing poverty in India and promoting cultural understanding and productive relationships between India and the United States. ActEx works through…