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August 2017
Singapore and India Working Together to Achieve Higher Standards of Early Childhood Education (ECE) in Mumbai

A three-year SIF-Muktangan partnership kickstarts a scalable and sustainable collaboration between Singaporean and Indian educators.

 

Cultural Exchange
Celebrating an Inclusive World through the Arts
For the 6th consecutive year, the SIF received the Patron of the Arts Award for advancing Singapore's arts scene. Thanks to the efforts in no small way from our supportive volunteers and partners. Read our latest DiverseCity publication to learn more about the artists we have supported! Looking to showcase Singapore arts? Apply for the Singapore Internationale grant here.

 
Cultural Exchange
YSE Heads to Jakarta, Indonesia, as Part of its Global Outreach.
Calling all young changemakers and social entrepreneurs in Indonesia! Join us at the YSE Workshop | Jakarta 2017 from 18 to 20 September. Learn from leading social entrepreneurs and business professionals to scale up your social enterprises. Be part of an international community of global changemakers and gain networking opportunities with business partners. Apply here!


Singapore-Malaysia Partnership Spurs Growth of Regional Young Social Entrepreneurs (YSE) Ecosystem
The first ever Kuala Lumpur edition of the YSE Overseas Workshop series by the SIF showed the active participation of 36 youths and 13 institutional partners from Malaysia over three days.

Our Better World
An Artful Way to Help Wildlife
Passionate about making a positive difference, Suzi combines her love for wildlife and art to support conservation. Not only are her creations unique, they are also uncannily life-like. You too can help a good cause with her one-of-a-kind pieces.


How This Tattoo Artist Inks a Positive Mark
Joy’s teenage years were marred with teasing from her peers. Alopecia made her insecure and unwilling to go outside. Everyday things could be a hassle. Until she met Edwin, who gave Joy a life-changing moment through his art. And she pays it forward!

Singapore Magazine
A Better Way to Build
1.4 million tonnes! That's how much construction debris Singapore generated in 2015 alone. But not all goes to waste. NeWall Tech, a Singapore-based building materials firm helps to innovatively recycles it into eco-friendly, cost-effective wall panels.
Vignettes
Friends for a Better World
Find out how our Citizen Ambassadors are making a difference on the global stage! Catch our vignettes Friends for a Better World on National Geographic and Nat Geo People channels. Coming up the week of 28 August 2017. Stay tuned for further details!
Photo Contest
Picture a Better World
Prizes for the first 20 entries from our Picture a Better World photo contest have been snapped up! The top prizes are still up for grabs, so send in your entries to win trips to Indonesia and Vietnam! Find out how here.

Upcoming Events
18 - 19 Aug 2017
The Star Pitt Street, Penang, Malaysia
TENG@GEORGE TOWN by The TENG Ensemble


20 Aug 2017
ZOZO Marine Stadium & Makuhari messe, Chiba, Japan
Beginning the End Tour by Wicked Aura @ Summer Sonic Festival

Volunteer Opportunities
Cambodia
Water for Life
(Siem Reap)

Laos
English Teacher (Vientiane)

SIF in the News
The Straits Times
Singapore-Malaysia Art and Culture Festival Heads to Ipoh.
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