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Empowering People to Achieve their Dreams

Kenan Institute Asia believes in a world where everyone has the right to build a better life for themselves, their family and their community. Every day, we are working in Thailand and the region to inspire students, develop people, and grow leaders by empowering them with the knowledge, technology and skills necessary for a sustainable future. Whether it’s an entrepreneur, a teacher, a student, a community leader, or non-profit manager, we conduct tailored activities to train, coach and equip them so they can achieve their dreams.

Our Values

Partnership: We collaborate with our stakeholders to co-create and deliver services and programming that address the real challenges facing the people of the region.

Inspiration: We are passionate about creating a sustainable future and take action to make it happen. Through our actions, we inspire others to act and do the same.

Leadership: We are leaders in the field of social and economic development. We empower courageous, adaptable people to succeed in solving the challenges of globalization and provide opportunities and dignity for everyone.

Integrity: We care deeply about our work and our reputation. We do not compromise our ethics, our values, or our professionalism. We take personal responsibility and use good judgement to drive our values in everything we do.

How we Achieve our Vision

  • Leveraging the private sector and our development expertise in order to address key social and economic development challenges.
  • Implementing engaging, exciting activities that promote business and economic development, improve public health and education outcomes, and foster inclusive, sustainable communities.
  • Establishing boundary spanning partnerships that build collaboration between key stakeholders in government, the private sector, academia and civil society
  • Utilizing proven, international best practices by adapting them to local contexts to help people solve development challenges.
  • Empowering people to determine their own definition of success, and providing the knowledge and capacity building, access to technology, and opportunities necessary for them to achieve their dreams.