Another Week Beyond – 2007

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Dear Friends, Our training space for baking and sewing activities that was ready in October last year (AWB – 1945) is also turning out to be a blessing that is bringing us new friends.  We have had several chats with other organisations how we may collaborate and have welcome a couple of women referred by others to our activities.  Last Friday, a …

Another Week Beyond – 2003

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Dear Friends, When Khalid, an intern from Nanyang Polytechnic assisted with “Make & Play,” a weekly craft programme attended by 10 to 15 children, he noticed volunteers   taking a few children aside   to read to them.  It was the first time he was attending the session and he wondered why. After the session, he learnt from the volunteers that they …

Another Week Beyond – 1951

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Dear Friends, In August this year, youth from our Community Theatre programme presented “The Block Party” at the Esplanade as part of the M1 Peer Pleasure Festival. This   play showcased vignettes of poverty as experienced by those residing in a public rental housing neighbourhood.  This week, as a follow-up activity, we hosted a conversation about poverty involving 37 persons, comprising …

Another Week Beyond – 1950

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Dear Friends, One reason I write this weekly note is for me to reflect on what we are doing. There is always so much to do, and it is so easy to let our “busi-ness” justify our existence.  Thinking about the value of what we do regularly, helps us to keep in sight the intentions and aspirations of our practice.  …