Browsing All Posts filed under »Volunteer/Community Service«

The Gap of Faith

October 1, 2012 by


Full Name : Jo-Anne Loh (so popular was my nickname of JLoh that some random Hispanic singer hijacked it.) Gap Period : 02/2011 – 07/2012 Brief Education History : Full-on Chinese-ed child abuse* (Primary 1-6)- SJKC Lai Meng Form 1-5 -SMK Convent Bukit Nanas South Australian Matriculation -Taylor’s College Sri Hartamas Class of 2016 -Columbia University […]

Raleigh Introduction Weekend Oct 2012

September 27, 2012 by


Loyal readers of the blog would be familiar with Raleigh, having been mentioned previously here and here.  To those who have read these posts, were you enthralled by the experiences of the venturers, eager to set foot on your own expedition? Well, wait no more, for this is your chance for an adventure of a lifetime! For […]

Do Something Good

September 6, 2012 by


by Yap Jin Rui The DSG Team We all know about the benefits of volunteering. Through volunteering, you meet people, build networks and have a good time, all while contributing to the betterment of your community. One problem I’ve always faced, however, is that not knowing where to begin. Which NGO needs help the most? […]

Falling Through The Gaps

July 29, 2012 by


Full Name: Lim Ee JaneGap : August 2010 – August 2011Brief Education History: SPM at SMK DJ, Edexcel A-Levels at HELP AcademyEmail: “So… what are you doing now?” “Erm… nothing really… just… yeah…” “Going to uni soon, girl?” “Yeah! Yes… definitely will be at… some point.” “So flying off soon, right?”“Well, we’ll see how […]

Kiwanis : Serving the Kids’ Fun Club

April 7, 2012 by


by Foong Lily There are two things that should be clarified. Firstly, I am not “gapper”. Next, I am still not an official Kiwani-an. Even so, I am grateful to be able to share a tad of my experience as a volunteer for a few Kiwanis events. So what is Kiwanis? The motto of […]

Teaching Refugees.

January 28, 2012 by


by Kareem Fareed Teaching was something I always thought I could do. I was good with kids and thought that I was pretty good at explaining complex information in a way that would make it easily understood. However, I knew that simply thinking you were able to teach was completely different from actually teaching. […]