PAWA Magazine Editorial Team - inaugural meeting Aug 2017

PAWA launches New Online Magazine

We are delighted to announce that PAWA (Pan Asian Women’s Association) is launching a new online magazine, edited by bestselling author Yang-May Ooi. The online magazine will share news and stories about PAWA People and Projects supporting girls’ education across Asia. Yang-May tells us more.   I’ve been a supporter of ...
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DejaVu band - PAWA Arts Jam

A round of applause is worth a million anti-depressants – DejaVu at the PAWA Arts Jam

The PAWA Arts Jam on 22 November is excited to welcome a band with a difference to play at our cabaret-style evening - it’s DejaVu! They are a music group working with people with mental health issues. Find out more about the PAWA Arts Jam and how to buy tickets ...
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Just These, Please cast member- PAWA ARTS JAM

A Cavalcade of Comedy – “Just These, Please” upcoming at the PAWA Arts Jam

We talk to Just These, Please, a comedy troupe that will be performing at the PAWA Arts Jam to find out what makes them tick and what we can expect to see on the big night. Just These, Please is a charming and unusually traditional sketch comedy troupe that "has ...
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Clarissa Widya - PAWA Arts Jam

Papergang Theatre partners with PAWA for a fun night of entertainment – PAWA Arts Jam  

PAWA is delighted that Papergang Theatre is partnering with us to put on a fun cabaret-style night at the PAWA Arts Jam on 22 November - details of the action packed night are at the end of this article. Clarissa Widya, producer and co-founder of Papergang Theatre, shares with us ...
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Music - PAWA Arts Jam

Join us for a fun cabaret style evening at the PAWA Arts Jam!

We are delighted to announce the programme for our first ever PAWA Arts Jam, a cheery evening of entertainment to warm up your winter nights. The PAWA Arts Jam is a night of comedy, music and theatre on Wed 22 November 2018 - details at the end of this feature. Here is ...
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Close Up at the Movies – PAWA at the London East Asia Film Festival screening of The Table

PAWA was out in full force at the annual London East Asia Film Festival this year with a special screening of ‘The Table’, directed by Kim Jong-kwan and starring actress Jung Eun-chae and Lim Soo-jung.  PAWA was supporting the Stories of Women section of the Festival and the screening at ...
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Inspire Lab workshop - a PAWA supported Without Borders project

Inspire Labs – Community Leaders of the Future ¦ A PAWA supported Without Borders project

PAWA Supporter Helen Spillett gives us an update on Inspire Labs, a PAWA supported project with Without Borders that empowers young Sri Lankan women to develop and lead community impact projects of their own. Helen writes: Without Borders is a social enterprise which was set up in 2014 by a group ...
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Girls with their new rucksacks full of school kit at the Ponheary Ly Foundation learning centre - PAWA [Pan Asian Women's Association]

A Chance to Contribute Greatness – the Children of the Ponheary Ly Foundation

One of PAWA’s youngest supporters, 10 year old Morgan, went to visit the Ponheary Ly Foundation in Cambodia, an education project in Cambodia supported by PAWA funds*. We are delighted to publish her report here. About the Ponheary Ly Foundation The Ponheary Ly Foundation provides “school bundles” of uniforms and school ...
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Screenshot of The Table - Regent Street Cinema to illustrate a post about the PAWA Night screening in association with the London East Asian Film Festival

PAWA teams up with the London East Asian Film Festival for the Screening of “The Table”

PAWA is excited to be teaming up with the London East Asian Film Festival (LEAFF) for a special PAWA Night event. As part of this LEAFF theme “Stories of Women”, PAWA supporters have the chance to attend the screening of the indie Korean film “The Table” and meet the director ...
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Moira Butcher (L) and Trudy Durkin (R) training for the PAWA Ben Nevis Challenge

Education is the key to a girl’s potential – Moira Butcher and Trudy Durkin ¦ PAWA Ben Nevis Challenge

Inspirational 50-somethings, Moira Butcher and Trudy Durkin, are climbing Ben Nevis to raise funds for PAWA's charities helping girls' education across Asia. In this article for PAWA Magazine, Moira Butcher tells us more about what that involves. Moira writes: We are two good friends and busy working mothers in our fifties.  We also ...
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The Final Day: We Did It! ¦ Despatches from the PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

PAWA Trekker, Zehan Albakri, sends the final despatch from the Great Wall of China, after she and her other PAWA team mates complete this tough 7 day hiking challenge that raises funds for girls' education across Asia. Zehan writes: Highlight of the whole trek I would say the best part of this trek ...
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Nadhrah Rafiq and the Herinder Veriah Trust Tuition Project team

Present, Inspired and Motivated to Study – Herinder Veriah Trust Tuition Project

While back in Malaysia for her wedding, PAWA Charites Team Member Nadhrah Rafiq took time out to visit the Herinder Veriah Trust Tuition Project, an education initiative supported by PAWA funds. She tells us about her impressions of the dedicated girls and staff who take part in this education project. Nadhrah ...
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Rahiyah Yahya and the PAWA Great Wall of China Trekking team

Meet Rahiyah Yahya – The capacity to learn is a gift ¦ PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

PAWA Trekker, Rahiyah Yahya, shares her reasons for taking on the Great Wall of China Trek, a daunting 7 day fundraising challenge in support of girls' education across China. Rahiyah writes: I'm a Malaysian currently working and living in London. I knew PAWA during their early formative years through their events that ...
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PAWA Trekkers in their fab PAWA T-shirts - PAWA Great Wall of China Fundraising Trek

Day Four: PAWA Orange T-Shirts Shine at the Great Wall ¦ Despatches from the PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

Rahiyah Yahya, one of our three PAWA Trekkers, sent us this despatch from Day Four of the PAWA Great Wall of China Trek, raising funds for girls' education across Asia. PAWA brightens up the Great Wall Today's trek was breathtaking due to clear, cloudless blue skies. We could really see the distant mountain ...
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L-R: Zehan Albakri, Rahiyah Yahya, Clare Muhiudeen about to tackle the steps behind them - PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

Day One: Climbing the equivalent of 36 floors ¦ Despatches from the PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

PAWA Trekker, Clare Muhiudeen sends the first despatch from the Great Wall of China. She and her team mates, Zehan Albakri and Rahiyah Yahya, have now got the first day of their long seven day trek under their belts. So what was that first day like? Clare writes: Highlights The highlight of Day ...
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Zehan Albakri

Meet Zehan Albakri – Leading by Example ¦ PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

Although recovering from a knee injury and suffering from vertigo, Great Wall of China Trekker, Zehan Albakri, is determined to “lead by example” and trek the Great Wall of China to raise funds for girls’ education in China. She tells us more in this article written just as she arrives ...
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Clare Muhiudeen

Meet Clare Muhiudeen – Giving via a Goal ¦ PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

PAWA Great Wall Trekker, Clare Muhiudeen, tells us about her motivation for taking on this challenging adventure  to raise money for PAWA’s charities educating girls across Asia. Clare writes: I am Malaysian, educated in London and living/working in Hong Kong. I got to know about PAWA in the early days ...
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PAWA Walk 2017

Summer Highlight – PAWA Walk 2017 – Video

Now that summer is drawing to a close, here is a look back at a sunny day when PAWA supporters got into their T-shirts and took to the paths of Regent's Park for a PAWA Walk, raising funds for girls' education across Asia.     Special Thanks: Music by Scott Holmes Film by Stolen Cactus If ...
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Great Wall of China

Thousands of steps for a good cause  ¦ PAWA Great Wall of China Trek

Three intrepid PAWA supporters will be trekking the Great Wall of China in September to raise funds for girls’ education in Asia. They are not your typical adventure hiker types so this 7 day hike will be pushing their limits as they cover up to 16k a day over challenging ...
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Eid Candle Lit Vigil, Grenfell Towers, 02 July 2017 – Video

PAWA was honoured to serve high tea at the Eid Candle Lit Vigil at Grenfell Towers on 02 July 2017 - #eatprayloveshare. This video is dedicated to the residents and community at Grenfell Towers. PAWA supports girls education in Asia - and also cares for local ...
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