Improving lives of the residents in Baseco – a slum in Manila City

29 young professionals from 10 ASEAN member states gathered in Manila for two weeks on 21 September 2013 with one common aim – to improve community livelihood and environmental health of the 12,000 families living amongst tonnes of rubbish in Baseco. The Baseco community faces continuous and increasing risks to their personal health and wellness. […]

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Young Singaporeans Championing ‘Humanitarian Fitness’

The pursuit of fitness is usually an individual affair – hence the term ‘personal fitness’. 31-year-old Joshua Kwah however, aims to change that by championing ‘humanitarian fitness’ – by marrying his passion of community service and CrossFit, a fitness programme that’s gaining popularity in Singapore! He describes CrossFit as “a progressive and proven strength and […]

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