About Campaign

ends 30 Jun 2018, 11:59 PM
Financial empowerment is key to a secure future. With every Aidha student sharing her skills with her family and friends, a whole community benefits, making the multiplier effect of our financial literacy programme significant and life-changing. Our impact studies show that by educating one woman, we can help impact nine lives.

More than 240,000 foreign domestic workers who live in Singapore have made the difficult decision to leave behind children and family in hope of creating a better future. While their remittances provide much needed financial support to their families, most women return home with little or no savings at the end of their contracts, facing economic hardships and an uncertain future despite their years of hard work and sacrifice. Our education programmes aim to break this cycle of poverty. Aidha provides financial literacy programmes such as money management, computer literacy, leadership and entrepreneurial skills to foreign domestic workers and lower-income women to help them create a financially secure future for themselves and their families.

Our programmes work. Our impact data shows that monthly savings increase by nearly 80% amongst alumni; they also double the number of productive assets they own and business ownership increases from 6% to over 40% amongst our alumni.

About the Charity

Financial education is key to a secure future. At Aidha, we are passionate about changing the lives of foreign domestic workers and other low-income women. Aidha' s unique holistic curriculum includes computer and confidence building classes in addition to financial education and equips students with the skills and confidence to achieve economic security. Aidha is an award-winning charity with Institution of Public Charter status, we have worked with more than 4,000 women since our inception in 2006 and we have about 500 students enrolled in our programmes at any given time

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Women & Girls
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