Another Week Beyond – 2326

Beyond Another Week Beyond, Community

Dear Friends, Last Sunday, we concluded the first run of our┬áCommunity Fellowship Programme┬áwith a knowledge festival where 6 fellows from 3 neighbourhoods presented their efforts and their learnings to┬átheir neighbours as well as some service providers they had collaborated with. This programme received significant funding from the Bank of America for which we are thankful. It’s been 18 months since …

Another Week Beyond – 2325

Beyond Another Week Beyond, Community

Dear Friends,┬á We had a meeting with the leaders of a group of neighbours who call themselves Strong Women. When we reached their neighbourhood, we found these 3 women waiting for us and learnt that they had just returned from an early dinner together. Strong Women is about 18 months old, and it was formed with the purpose of nurturing …

Another Week Beyond – 2324

Beyond Another Week Beyond, Children and youth

Dear Friends,┬á An intern facilitated an exercise on creating a LinkedIn profile for 5 youths whose ages were not too different from hers. On a worksheet, the youth listed their work experiences, strengths/skills, and interests. As these youth were still in school, they were told that the category for work could include their volunteering and caregiving experiences. However, we soon …

Another Week Beyond – 2323

Beyond Another Week Beyond, Community

Dear Friends, These 2 weeks, we have been training 3 mothers as health ambassadors for their neighbourhood. Their homes are within 3 different housing blocks, and each was tasked to inform those who lived in their block about available medical resources and activities that promoted their wellbeing. Health in 5 or Hi-5! is how we have packaged 5 ways to …