supporting refugee empowerment
Linked to the work of
ASPIRE Penang is all about working with refugee communities in Penang.
It consolidates and takes forward the community-based initiatives which began with the Penang Stop Human Trafficking Campaign (PSHTC).
Please have fun exploring this site. You will find information on
Background to the situation of refugees in Malaysia;
How ASPIRE Penang works with refugee communities in Penang to promote leadership, networking, education including early childhood education, women's empowerment, youth development, and community documentation and advocacy.
Lots going on and lot's more to do!
The work is planned and delivered by a small team of committed individuals with our refugee members absolutely central. The actual delivery is mainly carried out by our refugee team, including our refugee community workers, the Penang Refugee Network (community leaders), our refugee teachers and refugee facilitators. We do not employ any non-refugee; our wonderful non-refugee members give their commitment voluntarily.