What Feeding A Family Means To Us

Today marks Day 51 of the Movement Control Order (MCO), and 48 days since Projek Sinar was launched in response. The number of families requesting aid continues to increase as more families run out of savings. Since the start of the project, a total of 447 families have been fed on a regular basis. But what does feeding 447 families mean? Why 447 and not 4,500… or even 45,000?...

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By Melissa Ngiam | Chief Executive Officer
4 months 2 weeks ago

Becoming a Quarantine Champion

Admit it. Day 49 of the Movement Control Order (MCO) has gotten you extremely restless. You have done what you can and you are starting to feel sick of being at home. You are hoping that this will be over. You wish this would be over. You miss sunlight, you miss your friends, and you are even starting to miss school and the homework teachers gave. As a young person, it might feel daunting to...

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By Dennis Tan | Youth Services
5 months 13 hours ago

"Should We Help?" - How Needs Fuel Our Deeds

We find ourselves asking this question when we are approached for help outside of our current scope. What keeps us on the right track is actually asking ourselves how great the need is and how we can fulfill those needs with the given resources we have. A simple example of this is when the school counselor from SMK Tropicana approached our Youth Services staff 2 weeks ago to inform that some...

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By Shu Ling | Communications
5 months 3 days ago

Projek Sinar Updates - "Jutaan Terima Kasih Kami Ucapkan"

These words, which mean "We thank you very much" are echoed throughout the calls we made to the families who have been sent the food aid as our teams checked in to see how they were doing. One staff shared that overall sentiment she got was that the families, feeling relieved that they did not have to worry about food, were able to spend more time together. Parents who were not able to spend...

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By Shu Ling | Communications
5 months 1 week ago