It’s my pleasure to introduce you to Mayer. Mayer and his wife Marilu have two children. We greatly appreciate Mayer taking time off of work to recount his wife’s third pregnancy with us. When you travel through this part of the world you will see a lot of buildings with thatched roofs. The best of […]
About Jonathan Shanin
Jonathan Shanin is a social entrepreneur focused on filling a missing piece in philanthropy today. He is the founder and Executive Director of AidJoy, a charity that introduces little-known non-profits to a global audience, while providing the tools and training necessary to sustain the growth that follows. AidJoy is now in its sixth year, and is supported by a substantial network of like-minded professionals who are passionate about bringing their business acumen to bear for charities.
Prior to the creation of AidJoy, Jonathan created and ran a successful online marketing company that serviced large, institutional clients. Over the course of its eight-year run, he honed the expertise in marketing, business development, operations, and technology that he would later apply to charities solving life-and-death problems.
A former member of the U.S. National Team in kayaking, Jonathan brings an unyielding determination and discipline to his work. With an inherent ability to inspire people around a common vision, he continues to drive AidJoy toward more meaningful and impactful outcomes: saving lives, transforming communities, and ending cycles of poverty.
Entries by Jonathan Shanin
The Forward As many of you know I really enjoy telling a story, and I spend hours and hours on the phone bringing people up to speed on what is new over at AidJoy. Sitting down and writing on the other hand seams to consistently get trumped by the daily fires that flair up. The […]
Traveling and working with someone can be a difficult task. You spend almost every waking moment together. You share meals, a bathroom, living quarters- you name it. The person is always there. Compound that with work that both people are passionate about. Work that both people have spent years of their lives pursuing. Work which […]
Just thought I’d let you know a bit about what’s going on down here at the moment. We are working on a couple of different stories and multimedia pieces that we will be sharing with you in the not-too-distant future. I would of loved to be able to have a couple of them finished by […]
A timelapse of a two-hour interview we did in Iquitos Peru with a medical student from Oxford who spent the last couple of months working here in the jungle. Interview—AidJoy Style from NGO AidJoy on Vimeo.
Come! Join us aboard a medical expedition in the Amazon! There will be two back to back medical expeditions: May 15th – 21st May 22nd – 28th You’re welcome to join us for one week, or both! There are not many openings for these trips. If you are interested please let me or Dr. Devon […]
Ode to AidJoy and the Black Blood Dragons by Bo Bryan Part I Going with AidJoy is risky business, off the chart, where the geodetic survey drops from the table, over the edge where discoveries are made. Where the olden time mapmakers signified the unknown with a terse warning, “Here There Be Dragons”. Where AidJoy […]
ODE TO AIDJOY AND THE BLACK BLOOD DRAGONS by Bo Bryan Part I Going with AidJoy is risky business, off the chart, where the geodetic survey drops from the table, over the edge where discoveries are made. Where the olden time mapmakers signified the unknown with a terse warning, “Here There Be Dragons”. Where AidJoy […]
NGO News Letter 1 Hi there friends of AidJoy, We would like to let you know about all the exciting things that are currently going on at AidJoy. So grab your favorite beverage, relax, open your mind, and lets dive in! The last two years have been a roller coaster of a ride as we […]
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