10th of November, 2011
2011. TRY ASIA in MONGOLIA – Major fundraiser
The Mongolian Association of State Alumni (MASA) organized a highly successful fundraising event on May 13, 2011 – raising $15,000 to support the summer program of "TRY Asia in Mongolia."
TRY Asia is an international event that promotes social awareness and acceptance of disabled people. This annual program has previously taken place in seven different Asian countries, and was hosted in Mongolia in June 2011 by The Universal Development Independent Living Center for Disabled, an NGO headed by Mr. Undrakhbayar, an alumnus of a U.S. State Department Voluntary Visitor Program. The event hosted 76 people from seven Asian countries and The group traveled around Mongolia for a total of 10 days during which they traveled on public transportation and visited schools, businesses, government agencies and public institutions to raise awareness of disability issues.
Please read more here (you can find the story and photos in the newsletter)