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Tag: education

Standing on Strangers’ Shoulders

What it means to have someone believe in you, and to believe that you can run with the best. Find out how the Singapore-based non-profit is believing in those, who may not have expected it. When I was a kid…

Seeing to their future

It takes courage to confront a potentially debilitating condition in your child and to do everything in your power to help your child. It takes a special kind of courage to extend that help to other children as well. That’s…

The Fear to Volunteer

Gladys Ng’s approach to short-term volunteering is refreshing. She says it is a “by the way” thing, and she is unapologetic about that. “I don’t see volunteer work as something that needs to move you in order to draw you…

Why These Kids Love School

In a rural village 40 minutes’ drive from the city centre of Medan, Indonesia, you’ll find a small school that’s bursting with love. Its name, Abdi Kasih, means dedication with love, and the love and dedication is directed at children with intellectual…

Your Skype Call Can Gift Education

The stress of exams, our children’s education and tuition – these are worries familiar to Singaporeans. Believe it or not, the same concerns affect longhouse kids in Malaysia. Find out how one woman has taken it upon herself to ensure…