Projects Awarded


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

  • Book Book Tuk Tuk ProjectTakhmau, Kandal Province, Cambodia(2017)

    Book Book Tuk Tuk is a mobile library operating in the outskirt of Takhmau Town which consists of different educational activities: reading books, playing games, drawing pictures, and papers folding. It aims to motivate children to go to school.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Socheat Pol & Mean Pring

  • E² (Electronic Education)Baglung District, Nepal(2017)

    Considering the lack of educational resources in Nepal, this projected installed sustainable online libraries powered by solar panels in communities that do not have access to books or internet, improving academic performance of the students.

    Genre: Technology and Education | Lead Name: Drishika Dugar & Elizabeth Dowell

  • Love and Care for Ignored ChildrenMyanmar, (2017)

    Providing a fun space for child workers with the help of young people.

    Genre: Childcare | Lead Name: Su Myat Noe

  • Dreams and InspirationsLuzon and Visayas, Philippines(2017)

    This project is built around the mission of “Providing a safe space for youths to create and spread inspirations, to realize their potentials, and to pursue their dreams.” It was conducted in July 2017 within 8 prospect public schools.

    Genre: Entrepreneurship | Lead Name: Zharina Nikko & Tomas Casil

  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP: Input + Values = Powerful OutputBetong, Sarawak, Malaysia(2017)

    This project was by for students themselves to start their own entrepreneurship efforts. The profits gained are channelled for the school benefits based on their own target.

    Genre: Entrepreneurship | Lead Name: Muhammad Zakwan bin Haji Mohtadza

  • Resettlement Support for North Korean DefectorsSeoul, South Korea(2017)

    The project aimed to assist North Korean defectors in Seoul to overcome their resettlement challenges by organising English lessons in local schools.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Janice Lee & Shermaine Choi

  • Veterans’ Stories DocumentationHong Kong & Sapporo, China & Japan(2017)

    The goal of this project was to interview Japanese and Chinese veterans of the Second World War and document their stories in a free public access online database, preserving these stories for education before it's too late.

    Genre: Preservation | Lead Name: Brett Robert Fafata & Richard Cheung

  • Hearts Over LabelsKathmandu, Nepal(2016)

    For Oshin Bista’s GoMakeADifference project, she spent time at a public school in Kathmandu teaching children aged 9 to 15 about equality and justice.

    Genre: Education | Lead Name: Oshin Bista

  • Bairo Pite ClinicDili, Timor-Leste(2016)

    Anya worked at the Bairo Pite Clinic in Dili, Timor-Leste during her gap year in 2016. She was responsible for organising a new HIV database that would help the clinic’s staff keep patients on track.

    Genre: Health | Lead Name: Anya Lynn Rosen-Goodin

  • Chitro SocialDhaka, Bangladesh(2015)

    Colloborative social e-business start up, selling Bangladesh hand craft by internet, using 7 social business principles.

    Genre: Social Enterprise | Lead Name: Sakib Jamaal & Md Farhan Haque