Handover event for WAO's CCC with donors Supporting Child Survivors Through Covid-19 ProvidingProgrammes Focusing on the Child's Needs at WAO

Women's Aid Organisation (WAO)

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WAO opened Malaysia's first Refuge for battered women and their children in 1982. WAO Vision is to create a society that is free of violence against women. The WAO mission is to promote and create respect, protection and fulfillment of equal rights for women and to work towards the elimination of discrimination against women and to bring about equality between women and men.

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Partnership WAO
Partnership WAO
Sumitra Visvanathan, Vashani Perimbanayagam, Amnani F Abdul Kadir, Shazana Agha, Lip Sue Yap, Ren Chung Yu, Melissa Akhir, Jaskirathgopal Sohalpal, Jessie Ang, Kaanchana Suppayah, Charlene F Murray, Lousie Tan, Daphne Low, Saraswathy Balakrishnan, Alicia Lee, Manissha Kaur, Sunitha Rengasamy, Heang-Lee Tan, Gaayathrey Balakrishnan, Nazreen Nizam, Ames Sia, Raja Nur Hidayah Raja Mazlan, Mohamad Ibnu Mohamed, Joanne M Wong, Mogana D Nadesan, Jane Lim, Gunawathi Ramachandran, Nur Amalina Shaharudin, Natasha Dandavati
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Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

May 13, 2022
Rebuilding of the WAO Child Care Centre
On 20th April 2022, Women's Aid Organisation's (WAO) Child Care Centre (CCC) was officially handed over to us after being rebuilt by several partners and donors, after it had burned down in a fire...
Oct 26, 2020
WAO Children Academic & Child Well-Being Programme
“Reena”, her mom and 4 other siblings came to seek refuge at the WAO shelter in 2019. Her mother endured more than 15 years of abuse. She stayed on for the kids and with hopes that her...
Apr 1, 2020
Supporting Child Survivors Through Covid-19
Covid-19 hit us just as school resumed early this year. We had just finished Chinese New Year school break and more news about the pandemic was breaking. Right at that point we quickly implemented new...
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