ASA Foundation develops local communities to implement and sustain their own solutions to problems that help them shape and exercise control over their physical, social, economic and cultural environments. We build the skills and confidence of our community member beneficiaries, enhance their decision making and problem solving processes, create a common vision and implement practical strategies for creating change. We develop positive beliefs and attitudes towards diversity, inclusion, social justice and equal opportunities whilst increasing female youth and adult engagement.
Through partnerships with UNICEF, Barça Foundation, Coca Cola Amatil, JRS, Save the Children, MaxPower and Navigat Energy, we have set up grass-roots learning development centres for vulnerable youth and adults that are geared towards strengthening their social skills in order to achieve their goals and overcome particular issues that may cause exclusion. The sustainable education development projects subsequently foster a sense of ownership and empowerment so that communities gain greater control over their own future development.
One example is our Coca Cola Amatil supported ‘Coke Kicks’ Community Capacity Building program that kicked off in 2011 and has empowered over 50,000 youth and young adult beneficiaries in villages across Indonesia.