They are Making a Difference
This series highlights people who make a difference in the lives of others and in the world around them. It’s not just during adversity that one can make a difference. It’s not just for heroes or super humans. They’re ordinary people with the drive to help others, who are motivated to do their job well and who are compelled to created positive change. People who are Making a Difference – find out who they are, what they do and why they do it.
SPLAT! That's right, SPLAT! We find out what this informal group to help youths-at-risk through the arts does, and the personal journey of its founder Dominic Lim.
Singapore's 24-hour programming competition code::XtrememApps is back. We talk to last year's winners to find out how their application is making a difference.
|3||14/06/13|| Conversations with Mr. Lim Soon Hock - Part 2|
In the second of a 3-part series of TAMAD, we speak to Mr Lim Soon Hock, a recipient of the President's Award for Volunteerism, individual category at the President's Volunteerim & Philanthropy Awards 2012. Mr Lim is the Chairman of the Centre for Fathering and the National Family council.
|4||14/06/13|| Conversations with Mr. Lim Soon Hock - Part 3|
In the third of a 3-part series of TAMAD, we speak to Mr Lim Soon Hock, a recipient of the President's Award for Volunteerism, individual category at the President's Volunteerim & Philanthropy Awards 2012. Mr Lim is the Chairman of the Centre for Fathering and the National Family council.
|5||12/06/13|| Conversations with Mr. Lim Soon Hock - Part 1|
In the first of a 3-part series of TAMAD, we speak to Mr Lim Soon Hock, a recipient of the President's Award for Volunteerism, individual category at the President's Volunteerim & Philanthropy Awards 2012. Mr Lim is the Chairman of the Centre for Fathering and the National Family council.
A novel idea that sprung from the Making a Difference camp organized by Kaplan University, is going to be picked up by the National Cancer Centre Singapore. The project will see eateries in the CBD area incorporate healthy meals tied to fund-raising for NCCS.
|7||10/06/13|| The Spirit of Volunteerism|
Erni Noohaidah defies the downward trend of volunteering in Singapore. She's been an active volunteer with Special Olympics Singapore for the past 3 decades.
|8||07/06/13|| Making A Pledge to Preserve|
Deepa Pillai supports both women in India and our mother earth by offering unique eco-friendly products produced by destitute women in South India.
|9||06/06/13|| Being Better Person to Others with Life Mantras|
OBS imparts the 7 Habits of Highly Effect Teens with its specialized programme that also incorporates Soup Kitchen experiences to enhance learning.
|10||05/06/13|| Community Crops for the Good of All|
One mechanical engineering student from Singapore Polytechnic takes his vision and education to the next level with a new urban farming initiative Comcrop.
|11||04/06/13|| TCM at Your Doorstep|
TCM on the go? Yes indeed, with the Realm of Tranquility's TCM Mobile Free Clinic.
|12||03/06/13|| MDIS helps Needy Students with the gift of Education|
MDIS's Secretary General, Dr Theyvvendran, speaks to us about the institute's belief in financial assistance and the importance of instilling CSR values during education.
|13||31/05/13|| Uniting Ayer Rajah With Murals|
Find out how wall murals around Ayer Rajah are bringing the neighbourhood's residents together.
|14||30/05/13|| Championing Cycling in Kenya|
Singaporean Nicholas Leong went to Kenya specifically to set up a Kenyan professional cycling team as he believed the people there would excel in the sport despite not having a history in its competitions.
|15||29/05/13|| Giving the Elderly a leg up|
Serene Tan, with the support of Heartware Network's Youth Business Singapore programme, has launched her invention that modifies walking aids to be more effective.
|16||28/05/13|| Proctor & Gamble gives back to the Community|
Find out how Proctor & Gamble have made CSR part of their corporate DNA.
|17||27/05/13|| Making an impact through the MADCamp|
A student group called Fly communications proposed a novel idea that integrates advocacy of social causes and business objectives for MADCamp (Making a Difference Campaign).
|18||23/05/13|| The Arthur Guinness Fund|
The Arthur Guinness Fund was set up to give back to the communities that Guinness operates in – we find out from Mr Rene de Monchy, head of Marketing of APB Singapore, how the fund is employed in Singapore.
|19||22/05/13|| The Neighbourhood Nurture Programme|
Bob Lau , RC Chairman of Yio Chu Kang Zone 9, spearheads the Nurture programme for youths in the neighbourhood.
|20||21/05/13|| Putting the "IT" factor in a Village Library|
A group of NIE students take it upon themselves to improve the library system of a village school in Kerala.