Saving Lives through innovation

Our Mission

Our mission is to safeguard the lives and livelihoods of men, women and children residing in areas contaminated with landmines and unexploded ordnance through the development of innovative and practical materials and technologies designed to combat these life threatening munitions.

Our Vision

Guided by our core values of innovation, forethought, partnership, impact and affordability, we are working towards a vision of a world one step closer to peace and prosperity, where mankind lives in an environment free of the explosive remnants of war.

Our Latest News

  • Golden West Cambodia and Engineering Projects featured on DIPnote
    DIPNOTE

    Golden West Humanitarian Foundations unique projects were featured in two recent DIPNote (Department of State official blog) entries. The first referred to our Golden West Design Lab and its unique work to improve the standard and portability of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) training aids around the world. This project was exhibited at the USA Science […]

  • CMAC Dive Team competes in Mekong Swim 2014
    CMAC Dive

    On Sunday the 27th April, the CMAC Dive Team participated in the annual Mekong River Swim to compete with some 120 entrants to cross the Mekong just north of Phnom Penh. In February 2013 none of the team could swim with any proficiency, but thanks to the intensive training schedule with their Golden West Humanitarian […]

  • Golden West at USA Science and Engineering Festival
    Golden West are exhibiting at the USA Science and Engineering Festival

    Golden West Humanitarian Foundation will be exhibiting at the USA Science and Engineering Festival in Washington DC at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre. If you are at the Festival, we encourage you to drop by our stall at the National Security Pavilion, Hall B, State Department Section, Booth #1645. We will have some of our […]

  • CMAC Dive Unit Opening Ceremony
    Golden West Dive Unit Web Res-3

    On the 3rd April, Golden West Humanitarian Foundation and CMAC hosted around one hundred delegates from the US embassy, the national press and mine action partners. The day marked the ceremonial opening of the CMAC Dive Unit and standing up of the CMAC Dive Team. It also provided an opportunity for Humanitarian Mine Action Organizations [...]

  • Golden West featured on Channel News Asia
    Allen Tan Golden West Humanitarian Foundation

    Golden West Humanitarian Foundation was featured on an episode of Channel News Asia’s “A Singaporean Abroad“. The episode centred on Pamela Yeo from the organisation Saught, that creates innovative jewellery from remnants of war. Saught receives its raw materials from Golden West Humanitarian Foundations  Explosive Harvesting Program and transforms them into pieces of jewellery. To find out […]

  • Guadalcanal Project
    The EOD Team with their CEN IMAS Graduation Certificates

    The Guadalcanal project commenced in May 2011 with the support of the US Department of State and the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement (PM/WRA) with the main goal being to work with the Solomon Islands Police Force to train and mentor their Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Team to CEN IMAS Level II. It is […]