#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia

by Wedu Limited
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia
#KeepRising Scholarships for Women in Asia

Project Report | May 9, 2017
Thank You for Helping Us Reach 95%!

By Alyssa | Project Leader

“My goal is to tackle the challenges facing the new generation by encouraging and including young community members in participation and decision-making at the national and international levels.”

Saida, pictured here, is a 27-year-old woman who has benefitted from scholarships from Wedu in the past year. Saida, originally from Pakistan, is currently in her first year pursuing her Master's degree in Environmental Science at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) and is working towards her goal to increase youth leadership and participation in decision-making processes. She is passionate about social change and sustainability and wants to work to improve her community, a goal that has risen from her professional focus and passion for education.

Saida has been able to pursue her education through Wedu's financial support and through her own proactivity, in fact, just last year she secured admission to a top university in Pakistan to follow her passion for Environmental Science. Among her achievements, Saida has joined the World Wildlife Fund as an intern through the Aga Khan Rural Support Program (AKRSP) and is planning her own sustainability project in her community.

Saida is one of the 362 young women Wedu currently supports. We call these young women Rising Stars and support them through mentorship and scholarships to complete higher education and become changemakers in their communities. Each Rising Star is passionate about creating positive social change in her community and at Wedu, we believe that investing in women's leadership not only empowers women but also has a multiplier effect on improving the development of communities and countries as a whole.

We want to send our deepest gratitude to you for supporting this effect and helping us reach 95% of our fundraising goal by donating to the #KeepRising Campaign. Your contribution directly supports women like Saida by allowing them to focus on their studies and follow their dreams to create positive social change. Thanks to you we have been able to raise a total of $9,495 total in online donations to contribute towards scholarships, an amount that can provide financial support to more Rising Stars this year than ever before. Thank you again so much for your donation and we look forward to sending more exciting Rising Star updates and achievements in coming months.

Thank you for helping our Rising Stars keep rising!

With gratitude,

The Wedu Team

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Wedu Limited

Location: London - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @Wedu_Global
Project Leader:
Alyssa Patterson
London , United Kingdom

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