Everyday Heroes : Weiling

Weiling sees the world with a refreshingly untainted perspective and is unafraid to declare her very controversial belief that unicorns and fairies exist, a declaration that we can’t help but smile at upon hearing. This sparkle-eyed girl is a volunteer from HOPE Dog Rescue, which she describes as “an animal welfare group that believes in…

Everyday Heroes : Mindy

Mindy is an explorer- no, an actxplorer who is currently travelling through Southeast Asia. What is Actxplorer? Actxplorer is a travel platform that collaborates with social enterprises, local communities and non governmental organizations in Asia to bring locals and travelers together in creating a positive social impact on local communities (www.actxplorer.com). “My work at Actxplorer…

Everyday Heroes : Dilah

So Dilah, what does doing good mean to you? “It doesn’t take much to be a good person, honestly. No matter what, we should treat people like how you want to be treated.” Dilah has been a volunteer at ‘Happy People Helping People’ for years now. Happy People Helping People is a community filled with…

Everyday Heroes : Cheryl Gan

Sporting a quirky and incredibly infectious smile, our next Everyday Hero describes herself as a “wildly optimistic and reflective being, who longs to connect with other people on a quest to living life to the fullest and striving to make a mark on the world!” . Cheryl is the Assistant Manager of Playeum, an independent…

Everyday Heroes : Li Seng

What does doing good mean to you? “Doing good seems to suggest that there has to be some kind of tangible positive outcome, but the nature of doing good is inherently in spirit.” In Li Seng’s opinion, doing good is an act with the intent to help or improve lives without expecting anything in return.…

Everyday Heroes : Mark

So Mark, what drives you? “Great ideas that inspire change” Mark started off his career in advertising and subsequently entered the education sector, where he taught drama for about four years. He eventually landed himself in the line of social work and he is currently transitioning from a youth worker to a social worker at…

Everyday Heroes : Noi

“One single thing that inspires me continuously is a sincere smile.” Noi carries an aura that is exuberant of positivity. When asked to describe himself in one sentence, he replies that he’s someone who is surrounded by “awesome people”, attending the “school of life” with a “major in Adulting”. With his bright and cheery attitude,…

Everyday Heroes : Alexis-Lynette-Rongtin

When Alexis, Lynette and Rongtin had to think of the issues plaguing the community for their school Community Leadership Project (CLP) initiation, their hawker centre hangout came to mind – but this time, not quite for the mouth-watering food.  “The Tray Return” Project is a community inspired project led by the 3 passionate students aimed…

Everyday Heroes : Suzana

Born hearing, many questioned for Suzana Slemat on her business model – a social enterprise that aims to bring light on the Deaf community in Singapore. But the then 19-year-old Graduate in Business Studies from Ngee Ann Polytechnic is not paying heed – for all the right reasons.   Founded in 2017, Puzzles SG is…