Since 2017, South Central Community Family Service Centre together with the community members, has organised an co-created an annual “I Wish You Enough” (IWUE) event to celebrate the diversity and togetherness that is inherent in communities.
IWUE is a social movement that encourages collaborative action of communities in support of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty observed every year on 17 October. The social movement brings to light the issues of poverty but also celebrates the resilience and gifts of individuals, families and the community.
SCC stands together with many partners in Singapore in support of International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (IDEP), representing a wide community concerned about poverty. Whether it is creating awareness about poverty in our very own city-state, or sharing with our neighbours so that everyone has enough, we all can play a part.
Please give to Project C.C.O.V.I.D. so that everyone has enough!
DID YOU KNOW that majority of the vulnerable families in Singapore are low-wage earners?
With Covid-19, many of these families’ livelihood were significantly affected. For instance, of the 500 families under SCC’s care, the month of April alone saw more than 120 families affected by the pandemic, and the numbers are steadily increasing – almost close to 100% of the families saw their employment income reduced while more than 40% had at least one breadwinner lost employment. Many of these families have young children 12 years and below.
What Can You Do?
We ASK that you make a gift to Project C. C.O.V.I.D. with a donation, by passing on your goodwill to the vulnerable families affected by Covid-19 in the community to ensure that all have enough.
Your GIFT, no matter big or small, MATTERS!
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Centered on the theme “Colours of Life: Celebrating Diversity and Togetherness”, IWUE 2019 convened communities from all over Singapore to celebrate the strengths and assets (‘gifts’) of the communities that we work with.
Centred on the theme “Small Acts, Big Impact”, I Wish You Enough 2018 celebrates and encourages random acts of kindness for people who don’t have enough so that everyone can have enough. The community is encourage to show their support of I Wish You Enough (IWUE) through small acts of kindness...
To help revive and spread the culture of mutual help, residents living in the South Central part of Singapore have banded together with South Central Community Family Service Centre to launch a movement called “I WISH YOU ENOUGH”. The public is encouraged to hang a towel on their front door...
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