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WiT For Good

The social impact and outreach arm of WiT

WiT For Good is the social impact and outreach arm of Web in Travel (WiT).

Since 2008, the programme has raised close to US$1 million for the betterment of women and children throughout Asia.

It does this by supporting local arts and crafts by engaging with local communities in Asia to produce items and gifts such as lanyards and bags, made with locally-sourced materials, for its conferences.

Its main fund-raising event is a charity auction held as part of WiT Singapore, typically held at the closing reception. Items auctioned include works of art by local artists, travel experiences and mentoring time with travel leaders.

It has supported grassroots social enterprises in Indonesia, Cambodia, the Philippines, Myanmar, Japan, Vietnam and Thailand, run by passionate individuals who want to make a difference in their communities.

In 2020, in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, it raised S$50,000 for The Island Foundation from its conference which went into hybrid mode for the first time.

In 2021, it raised more than US$50,000 for Phare Ponleu Selpak, the 30-year-old Cambodian NGO that supports arts and youths in Cambodia.

In 2022, it raised more than US$80,000 to support The “Sunshine Project”, Himmapaan Foundation, Thailand and “Feed the Elephants”, Elephant Nature Park, Chiang Mai.

In 2023, it raised more than US$40,000 to support the Asia programme of the Orphaned Starfish Organisation, which builds computer centres to advance digital literacy among youths in developing countries. It has four centres in Asia – in the Philippines, Cambodia and Nepal.

And in 2024, WiT For Good will support Saab Shares, a not-for-profit organization in Indonesia, working to reduce poverty and increase support for marginalized communities in Indonesia through children’s education, healthcare access and women’s empowerment programs.

Find out more about WiT For Good 2024 →

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