Water for Life
Water for Life provides rural communities with access to drinking water through the implementation of clean water technology, and enhances their quality of life via improved health and hygiene practices.
- Assembling, building and installing bio-sand filters in village households
- Conducting basic hygiene training, such as hand washing and tooth brushing, in villages and schools.
- 8 to 12 December 2019
- 24 to 28 February 2020
To volunteer, you will need to reside in Singapore and be:
Volunteers are required to finance their own volunteer trip, including airfare, accommodation, travel insurance, local transport and meals.
While addressing the specific needs of the rural population of these two districts, the SIF is also contributing to achieve global goals such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, one of which aims for universal access to water and sanitation for all by 2030.
Luigi Giani, Director of Operations, Water for Cambodia, Siem Reap
Having access to clean water is a basic human right, and I want to be a catalyst for everyone to have that right.
Selua Sundram, Direct Service Team Leader, Water for Life
Singapore Minister For Communciations And Information Dr Yaacob Ibrahim Visits SIF Water For Life Project In Siem Reap, Cambodia And Sees First Hand Its Impact In Uplifting Lives And Fostering Friendships
Singapore and Cambodia Collaborate to Bring Clean Water To Over 70,000 Cambodians
Four-year project in Siem Reap builds on success of previous Water for Life projects, augments Cambodian government’s goals and global efforts to provide universal access to safe drinking water.
Speech By Mr Lian Wee Cheow, SIF Governor, At The Launch Of The Water For Life (Siem Reap) Phase 2 Project In Siem Reap, Cambodia
India-Indonesia Journalist Visit Programme 2019
From 3-6 September 2019, the SIF hosted a Journalist Visit Programme (JVP) for our media friends from India and Indonesia. Since 2000, the programme has been providing an immersive learning experience for regional opinion shapers on how...
Meet our Citizen Ambassadors who volunteer selflessly to work alongside their overseas counterparts to uplift lives.