Community World Service Asia (CWS-Asia)

Community World Service Asia is a regional organization implementing humanitarian and development initiatives throughout Asia. We aim to address factors that divide people by promoting inclusiveness, shared values, diversity, and interdependence. Marginalized communities are assisted irrespective of race, faith, color, age, sex, economic status, or political opinion. Respecting the right to choose how to live, we work with marginalized communities in order for them to overcome inequality and lead peaceful, dignified and resilient lives.

Community World Service Asia has been present in the region since 1954 and is a registered organization with Governments and Networks.
Our focus areas include: disaster management; education; health; livelihoods; peace and democracy; WASH; quality and accountability. We engage in the self-implementation of projects, cooperation through partners, and provision of capacity building trainings and resources at national, regional and global levels.

Member News

19 Jun 2020
ACT-member Community World Service Asia and Human Security Collective (HSC) are jointly hosting this webinar on FATF and COVID-19 on June 25th, 2020. National and international efforts to counter the [...]
30 Apr 2020
Marvin Parvez, from ACT member Community World Service Asia, speaking about the unprecedented situation caused by COVID-19 and its consequences for Afghanistan and Pakistan. “According to my experience since the [...]
13 Nov 2015
“My entire family was at home as the earthquake struck. I yelled at all of them to come out to the open yard in front of the house. They all [...]
10 Jun 2017
Community World Service Asia is organizing three Consultations for the Sphere Handbook revision process in Kabul (28th May), Islamabad (1st June) and Bangkok (6th June). The purpose is to engage [...]
31 Aug 2016
Since responding to the devastating earthquake in Kashmir in 2005, Community World Service Asia has assumed a leadership role among aid organizations in Asia and has initiated and supported the [...]
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