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We give people the education, resources and opportunities they need to improve their lives and the lives of their children - because a better future begins with financial stability.

Asia-Pacific has some of the fastest growing economies, but it is also stricken with some of the highest levels of poverty globally. Our initiatives range from giving people the tools to become financially secure, to providing funds to those most in need.

2,900

unemployed youths, predominantly migrants, trained in healthcare and customer service in 2018 in India.

52,147

people living with disabilities received training for acquiring skills necessary for employment in Japan.

50,000

People benefitted from the sale of a charity house in New Zealand built by students at Otago Polytechnic.

Our Current Financial Stability Programs

  • United Way New Zealand: Building a Charity House

    UW New Zealand and Otago Polytechnic work together to give students an opportunity to build a house with the support of local business leaders. An auction is then held for the completed house and proceeds are distributed to support communities in Otago.

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  • United Way India: Generation United

    This program trains unemployed individuals, including ethnic minorities and those from disadvantaged backgrounds, in healthcare and customer service through a ‘bootcamp’ style program that integrates technical training along with behavioral and mindset skills.

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  • Central Community Chest of Japan (CCCJ): Disaster Relief for Victims

    CCCJ set up the Disaster Relief Volunteer & NPO Support Fund (VolSup), which is designed to support NPOs and their activities providing help to victims of the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi Earthquake, Typhoon No. 21 and Western Japan Floods.

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  • Community Chest of Korea: Nongovernmental Emergency Relief

    This project supports families at risk of financial hardship by providing them with living and medical expenses within a week after submitting the application, to bridge the time between when they can receive government assistance.

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