To counter the stress of Covid-19, Nature Reconnections immerses individuals in the smells, sights and sounds of Singapore’s UNESCO World Heritage Site.
After months of quarantine, migrant workers prepare to rejoin the community and adjust to the new life ahead of them.
A home is a basic need to most of us but the low-income and elderly lack the ability to keep their own quarters clean and safe. Knowing these needs, 3 charities and their volunteers are doing their part to meet needs. Covid-19 may have complicated their operations, but they are innovating to seek out the help they need.
Those who have lost jobs in the Covid-19 pandemic must now depend on safety nets that come in the form of government payouts. For those that fell through the cracks, here's how charities and initiatives in Singapore stepped in to provide free or affordable meals so they don't have to go hungry.
Most children in Singapore could simply be worried about whether Covid-19 has affected preparation for their year-end examinations. However, there are some youths who are concerned about survival.
Charities serving the disabled have to resort to taking things online, or pushing forward as far as they can while still respecting Covid-19 rules and regulations. You can help too by volunteering or donating.
These volunteers stepped up at a crucial time to discover the unarticulated needs of these “transient workers” while they are here in Singapore, leading to creative and innovative solutions.
The best solutions answer the most urgent needs facing communities and our Singaporean brand of empathy can lead to innovations for economic recovery. Celebrating the International Day of Charity in 2020.
For eight weeks, WhatAreYouDoing.Sg followed individuals, staff at social service agencies and charitable groups as they battled the fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic.
The charity, founded by Mr Tony Tay, plans to expand its kitchen to cater for different communities, and to build a homeless shelter that will also offer training for those in need.
Children and youth need face-to-face human interaction to process complex emotions, or risk developmental challenges as they grow up.
Charities in Singapore rethink their outreach programmes to help the young overcome socio-economic, emotional and health problems.
With Covid-19 wreaking havoc on public volunteerism, there is an urgent need to think outside the box to contribute more than just cash to charities in Singapore. (READ MORE)
As donations slide, charities’ primary concern is how to serve their beneficiaries — from disadvantaged children to abandoned pets — with fewer resources...(READ MORE)
Despite the challenges faced by businesses across all sectors, arts groups in particular have persisted in their mission, turning to alternative ways to make a living while theatres and performance spaces remain silent... (READ MORE)
Little by little, Ms Lim Su Pei and her team at OH! Open House watched two years of planning implode over the course of the COVID-19 situation. The independent arts group’s first international show in its 10 years of operation, WOOD 2020, aimed to turn old factories into living exhibition spaces... (READ MORE)
Safe distancing is hard — especially for the very young. Here are some ways these childcare centres and kindergartens have had to get creative to remind children to practise good hygiene and keep a metre apart to avoid germs.
After 37 years together, he finally proposed. “All of a sudden, he asked if we could get registered (for marriage),” says 84-year-old bride, Madam Chia Pee Kim. Find out how their wedding happened under the most unusual of circumstances.
With guidance from teachers, they are able to adapt through activities like picture search, spot-the-difference, and stories to build on their visual efficiency skills.
For troubled youth, REACH Rock Steady is a safe space to learn music at their own pace while allowing their self-esteem to blossom.
Since the age of 30, Mr Matlisah bin Chela spent his nights under the stars. It was only when he suffered COPD that he found happiness and a roof over his head.
For heart patients like Ms Kirti Harnal, leaving her house during the Covid-19 pandemic comes with a certain level of fear. But this hasn’t stopped her from building her strength with the help of the Singapore Heart Foundation.
YouthGo! social workers get creative with a slew of online tools, from Instagram to TikTok, to befriend and engage youth at risk.
A look behind the scenes at how 1,200 vending machines were rolled out to dispense antimicrobial masks for residents of Singapore.
Daniel’s family has rallied around him since he was six, when he was diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The 15-year-old now does daily exercises with the help from his mother and younger brother.
How an independent sewing and printing studio helped to break the sound barrier for hearing-impaired students with a nifty little idea – transparent face masks for better speech reading.
With weekly therapy sessions at Extraordinary People Limited, Tay Ming Jun, three, now speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien.
As arts spaces remain closed, our local artists stay committed to their craft in the quiet of their own homes. This story is the third in a series looking at how arts and heritage groups are coping during Covid-19.
DIY social distancing hats help pre-schoolers show off their uniqueness while learning about new safety measures in class.
Hairdressers prepare for more customers as the circuit breaker ends and phase one of our reopening begins.
Mr Manuel Welen has a haircut and shave in time for his 68th birthday on June 1, 2020. He is one of many seniors living alone in Cassia Crescent.