About US

Who we are?

YOU & US WESTERN AUSTRALIA INC” (YUWA) is a non-profit, non-governmental, secular, and non-partisan, non-political professional association of Nepalese origin based and registered in Western Australia as a not for profit, incorporated association.

Mission and Objectives

The mission of YUWA is to conduct and promote sports, culture, academic consultation, capacity building, dissemination and charitable activities among Nepalese communities in Australia and possibly in Nepal. This will be accomplished through the active involvement of YUWA. in various sports tournaments, participation in the cultural and charitable activities, exchange of academic ideas and opportunities. 

The overall goal of the club is to assist the youth and other Nepalese community in Western Australia to enhance their various sports skills, identification of their strength and proper career guidance so as to develop a community of practice for developing collaboration, friendship, and collective action to achieve the following objectives:

  1. To provide sports training, inputs and expertise to club members to identify and strengthen their skills by participating in various sports tournaments in Perth.
  2. To conduct meetings and workshops on pertinent topics related to career counselling and opportunities in Australia in different academic sectors.
  3. To explore and facilitate collaborations between research and academic institutions related to different fields for higher studies, short-term research and scholarships, and exchange visits. 
  4. To explore and facilitate for Nepalese culture development in Western Australia with the involvement in different activities.
  5. To provide intellectual and scientific inputs and advise Nepalese policy makers and practitioners on effective disaster response in the areas of agriculture, forestry, and environment in Nepal (charitable in future).

How do we contribute to the Nepalese Community?

YUWA Sports

We have been actively participating in Nepalese community sports including cricket, football and volleyball through our YUWA Sports program. We have players who are dedicated to our sports teams.

YUWA Connect

We also have a Facebook group named YUWA Connect where we have more than 1300 members who have been helping or receiving help within the Nepalese community.

YUWA Culture

During various Nepalese and English festivals we have been conducting events which highlight all our effort to keep our culture alive within the young Nepalese diaspora. We have a dedicated YUWA Cultural team who is responsible for organizing such events.

YUWA Academics

We have been conducting various seminars and webinars which can help new students arriving at Perth. We also have mentorship program and mental health program where we do our best to support and motivate students to focus on their academic goals and mental health.

What else we do?

We have a strong social media presence where we post posts related to community needs.

A healthy social life is found only when, in the mirror of each soul, the whole community finds its reflection, and when, in the whole community, the virtue of each one is living

Rudolf Steiner