Gift Of Education

Do you know that

  • There are more than 210,000 foreign domestic workers in Singapore who come from small villages and towns in the developing countries around South East Asia.
  • aidha’s students are mothers, daughters, sisters who leave their families behind to work abroad. They become main bread winners with constant pressure from their families to provide.
  • Domestic workers send most of their salaries back home. Therefore, they have little or no savings even after years of working in Singapore. A recent World Bank report shows remittances represent 10% of the country’s GDP.
  • Domestic workers are part of the foundations of many families in Singapore. The work of a domestic worker allow many women in Singapore to access professional opportunities.

 

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Classes

  • S$400 for one Module or S$650 for both
  • New batch starts every month
  • Certificate will be received upon completion
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Gift of Education!


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Through our research, we have seen that it is important for the domestic workers to take ownership of the journey they are starting at Aidha. Whilst sponsoring the students is a very valuable gift, we invite employers to encourage the recipient of the gift to maximize this gift of education. Some employers choose to pay a significant portion of the fee and agree with the student that she pays the remaining portion of the fee as a valuable investment in her future. We leave this as your discretion and thank you for joining Aidha’s cause to enriching the lives of domestic workers in Singapore.

 

Aidha in the news

 

Story of Liza at aidhaLiza joins Aidha with little savings. After 5 months, she saves enough to buy a water buffalo in Philippines. After 9 months, she buys a small rice farm in Luzon, Philippines.

She now employs 18 people all year round including 2 family members. She also sponsors the education of 6 of her nephews and nieces.

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Aidha was initiated in 2006 by UN WOMEN

Barclays WIN Charity of the Year from 2011 to 2013

Deutsche Bank Volunteer Award of the Year 2013