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Amplify Your Voice 

Our mission is to provide high-quality education to those on the margins, so they can use their voice to create a better future.

Why the MDW program works

Impact-based Learning
A program designed to nurture leaders to usher in the next iteration of social impact.
Community-based Learning
A thriving ecosystem where students and educators learn from one another and encourage each other towards higher goals.
Award-winning Educators
Expert educators who have designed this program focusing on the unique needs of these communities.

What our students say

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Anna Rizza Abbas

Being an EmpowerU student means a lot to me. It has sharpened my mind, strengthened my understanding, and deepened my experience across different subjects.


Aiza G. Gumunot

As an EmpowerU student, the main thing I have learnt is that all of our dreams can come true, as long as we have the courage to pursue them. 

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Irene Rosil

EmpowerU has helped to rebuild my self-esteem. It has brought back my excitement for learning and boosted my confidence to step out of my comfort zone and try new things.


This program aims to connect migrant workers with opportunities to learn from top education partners, including NGOs, companies, and university professors. The classes are both online and in-person, with the latter being held at The University of Hong Kong (HKU).


The program ensures participants have exposure to practical knowledge necessary to improve their own lives, and also their employers’ well-being. We additionally focus on aspirational knowledge that makes life beautiful and worth living - literature, arts, culture, etc. We aim to help students prepare for the future, whether in domestic work, a different career field, or even as an entrepreneur.

Key Outcomes:

  • Be equipped with new knowledge, skills, and ideas that are useful in one's daily life and beyond 

  • Gain a positive attitude towards one's current work and future aspirations 

  • Learn one's basic rights and responsibilities and how to safeguard oneself in the working environment 

Select Courses:

CPR & AED Training (certificate-granting) |  Fire Safety and Prevention (certificate-granting) | Law | Business & Finance | Entrepreneurship & Leadership | Information Technology | Media Studies | Public Speaking | Arts & Literature | Public Health & Nutrition | Child and Elderly Care | Science & Environmental Studies | And more

The Migrant Domestic Worker (MDW) Program

Be a part of the MDW program

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