Projects Awarded

Asia

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 CourageDhaka, Bangladesh(2020)

    A project to bring menstrual hygiene awareness, help with sanitation and remove taboos in Bangladesh

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Abreshmi Anika Chowdhury & Safwan Zahid

  • Renovating Tibetan refugee school’s playgroundDharamshala, India(2020)

    Reclaiming a wellness playing space for children and reworking a playground that was left to decay.

    Genre: Renovation | Lead Name: Tenzin Palmo

  • Challenge the Status QuoTokyo, Japan(2020)

    We draw Japanese youths’ interest in social issues and inspire their actions for a better future.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Chiho Asano & Nagisa Yamazaki

  • ERIDANUSPune, India(2020)

    Provide a mentorship program and educational workshops for underprivileged students

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Erica Lee

  • Japan-Korea Young Leaders ForumSeoul, Tokyo, Osaka, Korea, Japan(2020)

    A tour of International high schools in Korea and Japan giving workshops about ways to make improvements

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Arthure Olivia Tchilibou Wane

  • Philosophy for Children (P4C)Bangalore, India(2020)

    Conducting teacher-training sessions in incorporating Philosophy for Children (P4C) in the classroom

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Sanyum Dalal

  • Agents of PeacePune, India(2020)

    To raise awareness of religious (primarily Hindu-Muslim) tensions in India.

    Genre: Peace | Lead Name: Rutuja Bhoite & Priyanka Patil

  • Let’s help them bleed healthyDalsandi, Yasin, Gilgit Baltistan, Pakistan(2020)

    Providing sanitary pads in my village and a two days session demonstrating pad usage

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Sajida Bibi

  • Susmita GiriSindhupalchok, Sangachok, Nepal(2020)

    A project to help people to fight with their poverty and maintain sustainability.

    Genre: Poverty and sustainability | Lead Name: Susmita Giri

  • Goggles for MugglesBangkok, Thailand(2019)

    Spreading eye health awareness and distributing personal glasses among underprivileged Thai children

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Grace Niu & Mint Kewalin