According to Mark Goldring, Chief Executive of Oxfam:-
“Oxfam are honoured to be working with the Asian Awards to highlight significant achievements in the Global Asian community. We also recognise and support the achievements of people who have lifted themselves out of poverty all around the world. Oxfam have been working in Asia for over 60 years and will continue to work closely with the Asian community to help alleviate poverty”.
According to Awards’ Founder Paul Sagoo:-
“The Asian Awards, now in its fourth year, continues to grow from strength to strength and each year we make an incredible difference to charity. We are very pleased to be working with Oxfam who have significant experience and heritage in helping children all over the world lead better lives. Our audience is about making a difference and having such a powerful group of people in one room is bound to create an abundance of giving for change”.
Oxfam intends to use the amounts raised at The Asian Awards to help lift people out of poverty, by helping them make a living, access education, healthcare, clean water and sanitation.
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Oxfam is a global movement of people working towards a world without poverty. We respond fast in emergencies, and stay to help people rebuild their lives. We work on long-term projects with communities determined to shape a better future for themselves and we campaign for genuine, lasting change. In 2010/11 alone, generous public donations helped us reach 6.5 million people affected by conflict and disasters.
Background on The Asian Awards
ABOUT THE AWARDS
The Asian Awards were born out of a simple vision; to create an event which would honour only the very highest levels of achievement from within the Worldwide Asian community; to create one of the most important events of its kind ever to be staged. A pioneering, unique and prestigious event, The Asian Awards is the only event that pays tribute to Asian success across all walks of life; emphasising inspiring achievements and highlighting inspirational role models in the fields of business, sport, entertainment, philanthropy and popular arts and culture.
Previous winners have included Sir Ben Kingsley, Sachin Tendulkar, Freddie Mercury, A R Rahman, Amitabh Bachchan, Nicole Scherzinger, Ravi Shankar, Anupham Kher, George Alagiah, Ratan Tata, Vijay Mallya, Amir Khan, Russell Peters, Bruce Lee and Asha Bhosle.
The 4th Asian Awards takes place at the Grosvenor House Hotel London on 4th April 2014. High profile celebrities, politicians, business leaders are expected to attend.