Below is a sample of some of the projects which UWC students have made a difference in Asia with GoMakeADifference’s support.
Red Badge of Courage — Dhaka, Bangladesh – (2020)
A project to bring menstrual hygiene awareness, help with sanitation and remove taboos in Bangladesh
Renovating Tibetan refugee school’s playground — Dharamshala, India – (2020)
Reclaiming a wellness playing space for children and reworking a playground that was left to decay.
Challenge the Status Quo — Tokyo, Japan – (2020)
We draw Japanese youths’ interest in social issues and inspire their actions for a better future.
ERIDANUS — Pune, India – (2020)
Provide a mentorship program and educational workshops for underprivileged students
Japan-Korea Young Leaders Forum — Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Korea, Japan – (2020)
A tour of International high schools in Korea and Japan giving workshops about ways to make improvements
Philosophy for Children (P4C) — Bangalore, India – (2020)
Conducting teacher-training sessions in incorporating Philosophy for Children (P4C) in the classroom
Agents of Peace — Pune, India – (2020)
To raise awareness of religious (primarily Hindu-Muslim) tensions in India.
Let’s help them bleed healthy — Dalsandi, Yasin, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan – (2020)
Providing sanitary pads in my village and a two days session demonstrating pad usage
Susmita Giri — Sindhupalchok, Sangachok, Nepal – (2020)
A project to help people to fight with their poverty and maintain sustainability.
Goggles for Muggles — Bangkok, Thailand – (2019)
Spreading eye health awareness and distributing personal glasses among underprivileged Thai children