PAWA@10 Charity Gala Dinner

Thank you to everyone for supporting the PAWA@10 Charity Gala Dinner. We could not have done it without you!   Well done to the PAWA@10 Gala Committee, headed by Betty Yao and Mandy Chiu, who worked tirelessly for 20 months. It was an amazing evening to mark our 10th Anniversary as well ...
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Sisters for Change

The Future is Teenage Girls

PAWA is often asked why it focuses on teenage girls. Our answer is simple: they are the most vulnerable cohort. This period of life can be difficult for children anywhere, but for girls from low-income families in Asia, it is particularly fraught. Many are forced to drop out of school ...
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PAWA supports the Ponheary Ly Foundation in Cambodia through the funding of dormitory facilities for girls living in rural villages to allow them to continue their education in town. Two girls and their families talk about what securing a place in the dormitory has meant to them. Lun Phancheng Why ...
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UN Day of the Girl: PAWA’s Phyllis Hatfull, Head of the Charity Team, tells us about a unique event that marked the day

Every year PAWA celebrates the  UN Day of the Girl which is  October 11th. This year, PAWA teamed up with the actress Kate Willoughby of Emily Matters, to celebrate the birthday of Emily Wilding Davison, the suffragette who famously died when she fell under  King George V’s horse on Derby ...
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In Conversation with BBC presenter Mishal Husain ¦ PAWA Event at Asia House Bagri Foundation Literature Festival

We are excited to invite you to a PAWA special event with BBC news presenter and PAWA supporter Mishal Husain at Asia House on Saturday 15 September 2018, 11am to 12pm. Renowned BBC presenter Mishal Husain will be sharing insights from her timely new book, “The Skills: From First ...
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Haegee Lee

Meet the Stars of a Cross-Cultural Evening of Opera and Champagne ¦ PAWA Operatic Soiree

We are delighted to invite you to an exclusive Operatic Soiree hosted in a private house in Barnes, with Guest of Honour Mr Nahmkook Sun, Charge d’Affaires, Republic of Korea. Read on for details of the very special evening - and also for our interview with the stars of the ...
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Irwan Mihat, PAWA champion running the London Marathon 2018

He did it! PAWA Champion Irwan Mihat completes The PAWA London Marathon Challenge

On one of the hottest days of the year, PAWA Champion Irwan Mihat headed out to run the London Marathon in aid of PAWA’s Floating School Project, cheered on by PAWA Supporters. Here is our report from the exciting but challenging event. PAWA Chair, Zehan Albakri, no stranger to endurance ...
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Taal fundraising event at Bancroft School - PAWA

Bollywood at Bancroft School – A Multicultural Fundraiser for PAWA

The students of Bancroft’s School raised funds for PAWA through a multicultural student run adaptation of Aladdin with a Bollywood flavour. The star of the show, Thevaguru Swarnaprabha (Year 12), who played the Genie, gives us his first person account of the wonderful event. A truly multicultural school Bancroft’s ...
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The PAWA team at the WoW Festival 2018

PAWA at the Women of the World Festival 2018

by Maggie Cheung The PAWA team had the greatest reception we could have hoped for during this annually celebrated Women of the World Festival or WOW, writes PAWA member Maggie Cheung. With the WoW Festival coinciding with Mother’s Day, it was fantastic to see so many people, men, women, children, ...
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Irwan Mihat PAWA London Marathon Challenge Champion 2018

Rising to the Challenge despite a Knee Injury to Support Girls’ Education ¦ PAWA Champion Irwan Mihat

PAWA’s purpose to raise funds for girls’ education in Asia inspires many far and wide. And it’s not just women who want to support the hopes and dreams of girls across Asia. Men are as much part of the PAWA family of supporters as women. ...
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