Charities PAWA has supported in the past

Girls with their new rucksacks full of school kit at the Ponheary Ly Foundation learning centre - PAWA [Pan Asian Women's Association]
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 supplies ...
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PAWA INSPIRATIONAL GIRL: Akhi
Meider Jonno Asha (Hope for Girls) - Bangladesh Akhi has been sponsored by PAWA since 2015. "She has worked hard at school since being supported by PAWA. She has now completed her Year 8 exams and passed them well. She is about to apply for admission to Year 9 at Solmei Secondary School ...
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Angelica - PCF
"Hello my name is Angelica, I’m very happy in my first day of term and I’m good because my classmates from grade 8 are also my classmates in grade 9. They are very noisy. My teachers have told me congratulations as the quality of my work has improved and I passed ...
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Jency at Banyan Tree
A small charity working on behalf of poor and disadvantaged families in Kerala, Southern India ...
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Burma Assist
“The ability to support themselves, stand on their own feet and providing confidence to the vulnerable is a common theme that comes up in a majority of the stories of the graduates.” - Vijay Rajkumar, Burma Assist’s support specialist ...
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Yayasan Chow Kit / Chow Kit Kids is an amazing organisation born out of a children’s programme run by a Malaysian NGO. Incorporated in 2010 they provide for the needs of Kuala Lumpur’s most vulnerable children by offering support in education, health and wellness, documentation, counselling, work and employment and ...
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PAWA Trekkers in their fab PAWA T-shirts - PAWA Great Wall of China Fundraising 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
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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Moira Butcher (L) and Trudy Durkin (R) training for the 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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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 communities in London   https://youtu.be/VjA3PfWU-BM     To find ...
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Beijing Green & Shine Foundation is regulated by Beijing Civil Affairs Bureau and operates with the the key purpose of improving the rural education conditions in China with the ultimate charitable intention to promote harmony, fairness and progress. The Foundation’s work focuses on the following areas: providing training to rural ...
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House of Dawn is a charity looking for fund-matching to educate young girls who have risked their lives escaping from the North Korean regime. There is a large flow of refugees from North Korea, approximately 200 in 4 weeks and majority of them are young women. Refugees then often become victims of ...
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Leaders Quest
Leaders Quest is a social enterprise that brings together people from diverse backgrounds to explore tough questions and collaborate on the big issues affecting us all. Their unique experiential learning programmes train grassroots leaders in leadership development, communication and advocacy who then research local needs, mobilise community support, manage projects ...
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Clare Muhiudeen
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 of ...
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Rahiyah Yahya and the PAWA Great Wall of China Trekking team
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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Zehan Albakri
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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PAWA INSPIRATIONAL GIRL: Muskan
Bal Jeevan Trust - India Muskan is 14 years old and has just passed her 10th Standard School Leaving Exam with 63% marks. She wishes to go to college and become a Child Psychiatrist. She is ambitious, a good speaker, actively participates in judo and dance classes. She is the daughter ...
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Neourm Ponheary Ly Foundation (PLF), Siam Reap, Cambodia
Ponheary Ly Foundation (PLF), Siam Reap, Cambodia With PAWA's support, Noeurm was able to stay at the Bamboo Domitory in Siam Reap run by PLF so that she could safely attend secondary school. She is the fourth of five children. Her father and mother never attended school and are illiterate. The most ...
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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 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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Nadhrah Rafiq and the Herinder Veriah Trust Tuition Project team
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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Priya - Karuna Trust
The Karuna Trust identified Priya as an inspirational girl when she was 13 and in the 9th grade ...
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Rosi for PAWA
"I would like to become an engineer and attend the University of Moratuwa. When I qualify I intend to stay in Sri Lanka and help my own people. PAWA English tuition has been a great boost to me. I believe now that I can be a good 'all rounder' Madam." ...
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Sahabat Anak
Sahabat Anak (SA) began in 1997 with the first Jambore Anak Jalanan (Street Kids Jamboree). After the Jamboree, it was a group of volunteers, made up of students and professionals, who recognised that one of the essential needs for Indonesia’s urban children, especially for street children living in Jakarta, was ...
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SHARE Foundation
Celine Samarasinhe is a Sri Lankan District Nursing Sister, currently residing in London. Having had over 35 years of experience with the National Health Service of the United Kingdom, she strongly believed it was the right time to initiate a Community Nursing Service for the underprivileged in Sri Lanka. She established Samarasinhe ...
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PAWA Walk 2017
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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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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Great Wall of China
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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Yu Phra Home of Shia
Yu Phra Home of Shia is a charity established in 1999 who rescue young girls, between the ages of 13 and 17, from abusive homes where they suffer domestic abuse and sexual violence who in turn are excluded from society. Yu Phra Home helps them regain confidence and self-respect whilst ...
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