HUGGS joins Canada to celebrate International Development Week (IDW) February 4-10, 2018. This year’s theme, “Partners for a Better World,” resonates deeply with HUGGS, whose Coordinator in HUGGS’ India program is the recipient of the BCCIC Award for Leadership Excellence. For fifteen years, HUGGS has worked tirelessly with its partners in India to support and encourage adolescent girls and boys in acquiring post-secondary education that equips them with job-oriented skills and instills them with motivation to help others.
HUGGS delivers successfully on two of the key elements of the UN’s...
HUGGS Canada is a registered Canadian charity, empowering youth through education in South East India. HUGGS focuses on promising young people who have the ability to excel in education, but are without the resources to study beyond Grade 10.
Thanks to our generous donors, we sponsor young people in Visakhapatnam (Vizag), to complete their secondary and post-secondary education. Students are selected based on financial need, academic ability and family encouragement.
Today more than 30 HUGGS graduates are working in their communities in careers including nursing, teaching, engineering, finance and computing.