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The Unexpected Ice-Cream Reward

About a month ago, we were hit by a terrible heat wave that saw temperatures rise up to 38oC. It was during one of those hot and humid Saturdays when we had our KidzLIFE program at Projek Perumahan Rakyat (PPR) Sri Pantai that this incident happened. As the team was wrapping up the session, a mother whose children attends the KidzLIFE program, told us that she prepared some 70 homemade...

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By Daniel Lee | Community Development
3 years 3 months ago

The Lesson From A Yau Char Kwai

As I was on my way to the GG office this morning, I decided to buy Yau Char Kwai from a stall nearby. While making my purchase, I heard the stall owner saying, "Uncle, its ok, no need". I looked up and saw an old uncle with his worn out bicycle, he looked like he lived off the streets as his clothes were shabby and his hands were dirty. He was fishing for some coins and then ...

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By Clara Wan | Partnerships - Special Projects
3 years 4 months ago

Bad Decisions Lead To Poverty, Or Not?

Have you ever heard someone say, “That person deserves to be poor for all the bad decisions he made.”? Or have you ever thought to yourself when you see a person in need, “He could have been better off if he made a better decision in life.”? It is likely that many, if not all, of us have encountered either one of the experience above. Sadly, these claims that poor people are to be blamed...

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By Daniel Lee | Community Development
3 years 5 months ago

Come With Me To An Approved School

What comes to mind when you see the word 'juvenile'? At the end of 2015, my team and I had the privilege to reach out to youth from different states through Approved Schools, residential institutions to which young people are sent by a court, usually for committing criminal offences but sometimes because they are deemed to be beyond parental control.  Sadly, it results in these youth...

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By Jee Wang | Service Learning & Volunteer Management
3 years 5 months ago

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