Support GISW

GISW is a non profit organization committed to bringing quality training in social work free to those who need these training or professional development. You can support GISW by joining as Friends or by being a Volunteer.

International Scholarship of the GISW

This is a special scholarship set up to develop culturally attuned training material in social work for those who need it most. The Scholarship funds selected awardees for the development of useful courses that will benefit social workers all over the world. A portion of the Fund is also geared towards payment for specialised training and membership of specific for organisations as well as individuals who is in need of sponsorship. Contribution to this designated International Scholarship Fund can be made to: Global Institute of Social Work Limited Swift Code: UOVBSGSG, United Overseas Bank US Dollar Account Number: 3479042916  UOB Singapore Dollar Account Number: 3473043481.

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Friends Scheme
The Friends of GISW Scheme rallys support and contribution. Friends lend their support for the mission and goals of GISW. Anyone can join as a Friend of GISW.

As a Friend of GISW you will receive:
-  Access to sharing, learning and a supportive friends network
-  Access to publications and publicity of GISW
-  Opportunity to create and/or participate in activities
-  GISW Friend will receive a certificate of ‘Friends Status’.

The bank account for the Global Institute of Social Work Limited is: 
United Overseas Bank US Dollar Account Number: 3479042916 
UOB Singapore Account Number: 3473043481.

Online contribution or bank transfer is preferred.

All cheques should be written to "GISW" and mailed to 5B Muswell Hill, Singapore 358431.



Prof Terry Hokenstad, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , Mr Arthur Tan, Prof Ryotaro Katsura, Patrick Loh have joined as Friends of GISW. New Friends are: Prof Yulia Antropova, Dr Irina Astrakhantceva, Prof Evdokia Kholostova. Networking and collaboration with Russian Institutes and Vietnam Women's Academy. 

GISW Is apprecaitive of the sponsorships by the Lee Foundation as welll as the Kendall Institute for International Social Work Education

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PURD Network: 

GISW collaborates with PURDNetwork: In a Regional Expert Meeting on “Revitalizing Rural Development for Poverty Eradication in Asia held in Udon Thani, Thailand PURDNetwork with website and the link : was born. GISW collaborates with PURD Net with the aim of sharing resources and strategies for the eradication of poverty.



Volunteer as a Course Facilitator
For volunteering by submitting and facilitating a course please send a cv along with the area of expertise and proposal which you could provide training for to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have a video-clip or power-point of a presentation or conference papers in the broad area of social work you may submit it tp:

Upon review, acceptance and publication of the course, GISW may consider appointing you as an associate faculty. Some institutions may consider your submission as a peer reviewed publication.


Volunteer for Administration and Support
Administrators, fund-raisers, technical support, multimedia and web development experts are needed. Kindly let us know the area of your potential contribution by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Join Us as Member

As a member you will be able to view the training courses as well as upload training material free. You will also receive information on new courses and activities of GISW.

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