Meena is a young, determined and inspiring Nepali woman who has overcome many obstacles in her life. Meena is now giving back to others by serving in a children’s hostel as a dean.
The problem of smoking in Indonesia is widespread – even amongst young people. Your support towards ‘Quit Now’ programs in Indonesian schools is helping address the problem early.
Each day, Banu Taj, a mother of three, sits in a vocational and English training class, surrounded by young learners almost half her age. Away from the many distractions of the neighbourhood, Banu enjoys the opportunity to receive the education she never had.
Asian Aid’s director for Fundraising, Philanthropy and Corporate Relations, Peter Merrick, shares about his fascinating journey to Asian Aid, and why he is passionate about developing meaningful connections between existing supporters and potential supporters.
Asian Aid’s Tailoring Program, led by our partner Oasis India, is an initiative designed to empower women in disadvantaged communities. Recently, five women in the program designed and created bags especially for Asian Aid.