makesense Asia


Did you say impact?

At makesense, impact research is both our vocation, our driving force, and one of our biggest challenges since our creation.

We want to give everyone back the power to act and mobilize around them to ultimately make society sustainable and inclusive. Learn about our activity reports for the past years.

Let’s count off!

2022: Discovering that systems work helped us scale slowly but surely as we activate 60k+ citizens in radical collaboration impacting 6M+ lives.

2021: Our Pathfinder tracker helped us clarify that we have mobilized more than 10,000 people to impact the lives of 177,000 others.

2020: Thriving despite unprecedented struggles and mobilizing a record number of 1,700+ volunteers for social action.

2019: We’re getting ready for scaling impact.

2018: Establishing makesense as a serious impact ecosystem player in the Philippines.


Beyond Social Entrepreneurship – Makesense on Business World Live with ONE News PH

February 12, 2021

“We’re more than the business of social entrepreneurship… Our fundamental mission is to let any actor in society take concrete action on the causes that matter to them.”


Team Survival: Managing People in a
Crisis Vol. 1

April 28, 2020

As featured in Impact Hub PH’s webinar: Managing People in a Crisis Vol. 1

“Resilient people make resilient cultures. Therefore, each staff member must learn the mental techniques and actions needed for protecting themselves from the potential negative effects of stressors. The degree to which a business weaves . . . “


Re_action calls on community
volunteers to help those in need

April 21, 2020

As featured in CNN Philippines

“A community of citizens and organizations around the world are coming together to help those affected by the Covid-19 crisis. ‘Makesense’ has recently launched an online emergency response to help non-government organizations and frontliners provide food, services . . . “

Corporations-Social Startups:
A Purposeful Match

April 1, 2020

As featured in ASSIST Asia’s IMPACT ISSUE Apr-June 2020

“When corporations lend a hand to social startups, the whole ecosystem changes for the better and everyone wins. Today, organizations are no longer assessed based solely on traditional metrics such as financial performance, or even the quality of their products or services . . . “


Pitch Perfect

February 15, 2020

As featured in ASSIST Asia’s IMPACT ISSUE Jan-Mar 2020

“Delivering the pitch to prospective funders is stressful for entrepreneurs and non-profit heads alike. Here’s a map to help guide you through the steps of creating a pitch that will impress…”