Projects Awarded


Below is a sample of some of the projects which UWC students have made a difference in Asia with GoMakeADifference’s support.

  • Plastic Free PhuketPhuket, Thailand(2022)

    Recycle rubbish collected off the beach into 9 different recyclable categories. These are then sent to groups around Thailand which recycle them into new products.

    Genre: Environmental | Lead Name: Eli Lesher & Alyx Mastor

  • Project Imagine: A Quest For HappinessPabna, Bangladesh(2022)

    Connecting with youth individuals to educate, take part in book reading groups, and learn about personal health.

    Genre: Health & Education | Lead Name: Aisha Shams & Ayman Haque

  • VoHawk: Empowering Rural IndiaPune, India(2022)

    This project was for socially-aware citizens in Mumbai & Pune who would like to support rural entrepreneurs at the same time as buying sustainable, locally made and natural products.

    Genre: Rural Sustainability | Lead Name: Shakthi Palraj & Devansh Taliyan

  • A Drop For GrowthMaharashtra, India(2022)

    Drip irrigation systems installed into two farms in rural Maharashtra, within the Palghar region.

    Genre: Material Support | Lead Name: Abobakar Sediq Miakhel & Zakarya Al-Thawr

  • Project MashikDhaka, Bangladesh(2020)

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

    Genre: Healthcare | Lead Name: Abreshmi Anika Chowdhury

  • 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