Aidha Ltd
By Aidha Follow | Public

Aidha (a Sanskrit word meaning ‘that to which we aspire’) is an award-winning, Singapore-registered charity with Institution of Public Character status that was set up in 2006 to assist foreign domestic workers and other low income women build sustainable economic futures for themselves and their families. We offer a unique holistic approach to financial education that includes classes on computer skills, communications and confidence building in tandem with classes on money management and entrepreneurship. The impact data we collect shows that our students’ monthly savings increase by 40% after our first core course, Module 1, and by 78% amongst alumni, ownership of productive assets increases 45% after Module 1 and by 100% amongst alumni, and business ownership increases from 6% to over 40% amongst alumni.