Ten of our media friends from the region experienced Singapore’s social enterprise scene to gain deeper insights into this growing sector. We hosted the journalists from Malaysia, China, India and Indonesia from 31 October to 3 November 2017. They also caught changemakers in action at the Young Social Entrepreneurs 2017 Pitching for Change event, which nurtures global entrepreneurs on an eight-month journey to develop their business ideas with strong social impact.
“Before embarking on this journey, I didn’t think Singapore was a country with natural beauty. With this visit, my perceptions of the country have changed, as a result of the people, the life, the streets and even the minute details the authorities pay attention to when it comes to designing spaces.“ – Tanushree Bhatia, Special Correspondent, DNA, India.
Least to say our media friends went home inspired by the heart and soul of Singapore.
Joining Hands for Safer Pregnancies, Healthier Babies
Three-year Singapore-Tamil Nadu partnership comes to a fruitful close after having trained 1,000 healthcare professionals and benefiting 100,000 pregnant mothers across the southern Indian state.
Going Together, Going Further
29 international participants reconvened for the Artists for a Better World Study Visit in Kuala Lumpur where they gained insights on how diverse stakeholders can further boost the impact of harnessing Arts for Good.
Singapore and Vietnam Work Together to Boost Haemodialysis Care in North Vietnam
The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) partners with Hanoi Medical University (HMU) and Tan Tock Seng Hospital (TTSH) for the first time to enhance standards in haemodialysis care for over 5,000 kidney patients in the region.
Minister Yaacob Ibrahim’s Visit to Water for Life Project in Siem Reap
Singapore’s Minister for Communications and Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim visited the Singapore International Foundation’s (SIF) Water for Life project in the Prasat Bakong district in Siem Reap on 30 November 2017. His visit, to see...
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