Running a marathon for Aidha? All in a day’s work!


Training for a full marathon is not for the faint-hearted, so it may come as a surprise that four runners currently in training for the December 6th Standard Chartered Marathon in Singapore are associated with Aidha. Despite their full-time work schedules, these athletes manage to train for long-distance running. What inspires them to do it? Meet our super-disciplined runners: Aidha alumni Janelyn (Jannah), Mel, and Delia; and Amy, a 2015 M1 batch member.

By: Aarati Rajwade and Miin Hwang

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Aidha launches free Basic English classes

by Sandhya Sriram and Ting Claravall

As part of its mission to provide on-going personal development to low-income women, Aidha initiated a new programme of free Basic English Classes, open to both current Aidha students and non-students. The first class was held on 25 October 2015 and proved extremely popular, with the limited slots for around 25 people filling up quickly within days of being announced.

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How to get involved? Let us count the ways…

Our pool of Sunday mentors are invaluable. But there are also many other ways to share your skills and passion…

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From L-R (seated): Ida Supahat (Aidha Comms Manager), Karen Fernandez (Aidha CEO), Angelo Roxas (Barclays), Ida Chen (Citi) 2nd row Standing L-R: Hemant Aneja, Paul Davies (Aidha Board Director), Selina McCole (Goldman Sachs), Aurelie Dhellemmes (Deutsche Bank), Alison Baird (Alexander Mann Solutions), T.V Seshadri (MasterCard)

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