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Three entrepreneurs bestowed ASEAN Impact Awards

Jakarta   /   Fri, March 23 2018   /  12:36 am

Winners of the ASEAN Impact Awards pose for a photograph with executives of the Asia Philanthropy Circle (above photo). Coordinating Human Development and Culture Minister Puan Maharani (fifth right) pose for a photograph with first-place winner Tri Mumpuni (sixth right) and Indonesian delegates (below photo). (Kompas/Tri Agung Kristanto)Three social entrepreneurs were conferred the inaugural ASEAN Social Impact Awards on Wednesday in recognition of their innovations and impact on the community. Indonesia’s Tri Mumpuni, founder of the People Centered Business and Economic Institute (IBEKA), won first place and was awarded a cash prize of S$50,000. The runners-up were the Philippines’ Cherrie Atilano, founder of AGRA Agricultural Systems International, Inc., and Thailand’s Somsak Boonkam, founder of Local Alike. They were awarded with a cash prize of S$25,000 each. The prizes were g...