Community Stories

Community Boleh

Community Boleh

November 12, 2019 1 min read

Mastinawati and her neighbour, Adam, were approached by Kim Seng Community Centre to help with distribution of food rations. She asked her neighbour Siti along as she had just stopped work due to health reasons.
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Gift of Neighbourliness

Gift of Neighbourliness

November 12, 2019 1 min read

Mdm Nabisha currently stays with her daughter in Beo Crescent. She shared how she received emotional support from her neighbours when she went through difficult times in the past.
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Act of Gratitude

Act of Gratitude

November 12, 2019 1 min read

Heryza is a Primary 6 student who has made steady improvement on her studies due to her efforts and guidance from her Maths teacher, Mr Chow. To demonstrate her gratitude, Heryza has saved up her pocket money to buy a marker for Mr Chow.
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Family Gives Back

Family Gives Back

November 12, 2019 1 min read

Mdm Suliawati, is the mother of four children living in Lengkok Bahru. Her husband, Mr Mansoor had a mild stroke during work, and as a result, he suffers from vertigo and sometimes experiences headaches and loss of balance.
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Neighbours Help Neighbours

Neighbours Help Neighbours

November 12, 2019 1 min read

Mr Anuar, is a father of 7 children living in the Bukit Ho Swee area. His next-door neighbour, Mdm Lai, is an elderly who recently faced mobility issues. Mr Anuar would go down to the Beo Crescent Market & Food Centre daily to buy food for Mdm Lai.
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Gift of Sharing - By Cost and Choices

Gift of Sharing - By Cost and Choices

November 12, 2019 2 min read

Wet markets, NTUC, Giant, Cold Storage….the same type of food carries varying degree of cost in different localities and supermarkets. Cost and choices are a luxury for many people, in particularly those experiencing hard times.
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Kampung Spirit IS Alive

Kampung Spirit IS Alive

November 12, 2019 1 min read

“I Wish You Enough” was a very memorable experience for me. Not only was it my first time helping out in such a large scale event, trying new things such as cutting Tau Kwa – a surprisingly difficult task.
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I Wish U Enough - Jars of Treasure

I Wish U Enough - Jars of Treasure

November 12, 2019 1 min read

The “I Wish You Enough” movement was a really wonderful experience for me and I learnt a lot about what we can do to build our community spirit. My family and I went down to assist in the preparation for the Rojak making.
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It All Started with the Towel

It All Started with the Towel

November 12, 2019 1 min read

My family had tied our self-made “I Wish You Enough” towel on our front gate a week before the TV news featured the movement. The morning after the news coverage, we were surprised to find that our neighbour had hung her towel with her own “I Wish You Enough” tag.
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Small Acts, Big Impact

Small Acts, Big Impact

November 12, 2019 1 min read

Mr Ng resides with his family at one of the rental blocks in Redhill area. For many of us who knows Mr Ng, the strengths and assets that he brings to the community takes precedence over him being a mere individual of deficits and social assistance.
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Neighbourliness Starts with Small Gestures

Neighbourliness Starts with Small Gestures

November 12, 2019 2 min read

Neighbourliness to me is to be compassionate and friendly towards your neighbours. It can be the smallest thing such as holding the lift for your neighbour as they enter or leave the lift, greeting with a smile on their face.
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I Wish You Enough

I Wish You Enough

November 12, 2019 1 min read

“I wish you enough” is a profound message. The phrase, crafted by members of South Central Community Family Service Centre (aka “Blk 5”), makes everyone who sees or hears it pause to think.
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