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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Cheryl Low

Cheryl Low is the CEO of SimplyGiving, Asia’s crowdfunding platform for social good. She is a chartered accountant with more than 18 years’ experience as a financial, operational and business development director, working with MNCs, SMEs and start-ups in the UK and Asia. Cheryl is passionate about using her skills and experience to develop sustainable business models that address social and environmental issues.

“Generosity is kindness and giving what you can to make a difference to others; whether it is time, money, skills or voice.”

- Cheryl Low, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Battle of the Bosses!

  • Project Type: Building giving habits
  • Issue Area: Capacity Building
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SimplyGiving is Asia’s crowdfunding platform for social impact. Their goal is to build a generous society in Asia, to help advance issues and causes in Asia and globally. They do this by building a community of fundraisers in Asia to give back to Asian causes that support the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Companies are great contributors to Peer-to-Peer fundraising; SimplyGiving is introducing “Battle of the Bosses” as a virtual fundraising campaign that encourages the collaboration between corporate and Nonprofits/Social Enterprises. This campaign will run for 10 months. SimplyGiving believes that the Battle of the Bosses will achieve a number of results:

  • Help Nonprofits in Asia raise more funds.
  • Get companies involved in GivingTuesday, in an easy and fun way.
  • Raise awareness and advocate for the Nonprofits the companies are supporting.
  • Create a generosity movement among the employees and business networks of the companies that participate.
  • Get the companies to match the donations raised.