I’m sure you’ve seen touching stories and videos of Make-A-Wish efforts all over the world. However, have you heard about the ones happening right here on our little red dot? Make-A-Wish Foundation Singapore has been granting wishes since it sparkled to life in April 2002. The foundation grants the wishes of children facing life-threatening illnesses […]Read more
Or Should We Say Sheroes?
Life may seem tough to navigate at times for women. We see reports of how women make less money, have to work harder, and struggle at times just to have their voices heard. It can be really discouraging as a girl to hear about all this.Read more
Inclusivity The practice or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalized, such as those who have physical or mental disabilities and members of minority groups. (Oxford Living Dictionaries)Read more
‘When I’m gone, I cannot take care of my children, that’s why I am building this system.’ – Umi Waheeda Taking care of just one child is a handful for most parents, but Umi Waheeda cares for 15 000. The 51-year-old Singaporean heads the Al-Ashriyyah Nurul Iman Islamic Boarding School in Indonesia, providing free education, […]Read more
Darien had to experience many hardships and challenges to be formed into the diamond he is today. Our next Everyday Hero hails from Halogen Foundation Singapore, and though he is only 21-years-old, his life experiences are undeniably beyond his years. “Share, love and care” Growing up in a low-income single parent family made him feel […]Read more
Meet Larry, a 30 years old senior project associate from Participate in Design (P!D), a non-profit design organisation who advocates for a participatory and community-centric approach in doing design and planning of cities and neighbourhoods. When we discuss the realm of design in building an architectural structure or public spaces, most of us think that […]Read more
“I always remind myself, if not me, who? If not now, when?” Cheryl is the community engagement manager at #Up2degrees, a place where messages are spread to raise awareness of the Earth’s climate. #Up2degrees focuses on the impact that air-conditioners have on the climate and subsequently on the ice sheets in Antarctica. If the ice […]Read more