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)
As Youth Corps Singapore turns 1 this June, let’s take a look at some projects that are making waves in our local community! The “Little Learning Club” is a second semester project spearheaded by the pioneer batch of youth aspirants from Team Washington 1. To develop confidence among 4 to 6 year old children, this […]Read More Youths that Inspire be it Rain or Shine
By Bryna Singh The Sunday Times Sunday, Apr 13, 2014 Source: The Sunday Times © Singapore Press Holdings Limited. Reproduced with permission. Young Singaporeans are flocking there to do community service Exotic. Mysterious. A place where much can be done. These are some of the reasons young Singaporeans and local chapters of international groups have been flocking to […]Read More Nepal: Volunteers central
For many years, I’ve been a self-professed International Relations nerd, and my unhealthy fascination with global affairs has always been tempered with generous doses of scepticism towards the effectiveness of the international system. Still, I couldn’t contain my excitement when the Overseas Singaporean Unit and the National Youth Council approached me to attend the Youth Assembly at […]Read More Empowering Youth Leaders of Today: Two Days at the UN Winter Youth Assembly
Find out how Singapore Youth Award 2013 awardee Dr Juliana Chan took The Asian Scientist to the next level this new year! Congratulations, Dr Juliana.Read More The Asian Scientist – Now available in print!
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. […]Read More Improving lives of the residents in Baseco – a slum in Manila City
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 […]Read More Young Singaporeans Championing ‘Humanitarian Fitness’