Portrait of a Giving Community

Portrait of a Giving Community

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Portrait of a Giving Community is based on a nationwide survey of the giving habits of Pakistani-Americans. This study, the first of its kind, not only examines the history, demography, and institutional geography of Pakistani-Americans but also looks at how this immigrant community manages its multiple identities through charitable giving and volunteering. It provides a snapshot in time of a generous and giving community whose philanthropy has become increasingly qAmericanq without being less qPakistani.q Who are the Pakistani-Americans? What is the extent of their diaspora giving to Pakistan? What can be done to increase and channel their philanthropy for more equitable development in Pakistan? How much do they give within the U.S. and to causes unrelated to Pakistan? How does this community manage the hyphen in qPakistani-Americanq? These are some of the questions that motivate this book.Philanthropy by the Pakistani-American Diaspora Adil Najam. and to regularly seek the support of, their former students. ... This would include, importantly, the ability to accept credit card payments and various types of bank transactions.

Title:Portrait of a Giving Community
Author:Adil Najam
Publisher:Global Equity Initiative - 2006


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