While some may have felt they’ve grown physically and mentally during an OBS 21-day course, Jing-Wen knew that she gained much more – she learnt to move on from her past. Her story As a former athlete, Jing-Wen had been given many opportunities to showcase and develop her skills and talents. Not forgetting 2013 […]Read More Let Go and Move On – An OBS LSA Story
~ By Tee Zhi Yao, Youth Corps Aspirant (Cohort 7) and Volunteer Befriender for EYES Programme (Round 2) Never would I’ve imagined that joining a volunteering programme could change the way I view things, in particular, the way I see seniors – but all that changed when I joined Youth Corps Singapore’s EYES programme. EYES […]Read More Seniors are not that different from us
Remember “dancing” along to the famous National Day song, Home, during the National Day Parade (NDP) this year? If you caught this year’s NDP, chances are you followed the actions made by Ms Neoh Yew Kim, the lady who led the song-signing segment at the parade. “I’ve always wanted to sing the popular songs for […]Read More Song-sign with Yew Kim, song-sign for Singapore
“Who’s the most important person to you today?” This was one of the questions on the deck of the “Share Lah…” Cards, and one of the many conversations the 600-strong crowd had with each other. These 200 seniors from the Lion Befrienders and Ang Mo Kio Family Service Centre Community Services and 400 Youth Corps […]Read More InterGen Power!
~ By Claribel Low, a Youth Corps Singapore Leader “If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.” A quote His Excellency Dr. Sok Siphana left us at the closing ceremony to urge us to give our all in furthering development of education and leadership in the region Perhaps for many, the notion of ASEAN (Association […]Read More Reflections from the ASEAN-China Youth Exchange Visit 2016: Education and Leadership
If life was a theme song, what would it be? “‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams,” affirms Joe Tan, 33, co-founder of Love Action Project (LAP). The avid social changemaker hopes to bring smiles to beneficiaries through the innovative fund-raising activities that he sought out to do. With its first ever social cause music festival wrapped up, […]Read More A Music Fest Like No Other – Music for a Cause
The air was abuzz with excitement at the SHINE x *SCAPE Talent Development Programme (TDP) media briefing. The star-studded team of mentors were joined by their mentees, a group of about 100 talented youths from all walks of life. With less than a month to the 11th edition of the SHINE Festival, the heat is […]Read More SHINE x *SCAPE Talent Development Programme (TDP)