Walking the Talk

Ever heard the term “Walk your talk”? Here’s a man who exemplifies this. Joe Tan, 32, took a leap of faith after completing his bond with the military to be a change-maker. Love Action Project – How it all began “We are the change we want to see in our society” It all began during […]

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Nepal: Volunteers central

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 […]

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Singapore Polytechnic students empowering Cambodian youths with innovative farming methods

If someone told us Singaporean youth could teach others about farming, we probably wouldn’t believe it. Yet, a group of Singapore Polytechnic (SP) students did just that in Cambodia this September! Not only did our city-bred youth teach innovative farming methods to Cambodian youth, they also designed and constructed a mushroom shed and vegetable farm […]

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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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