Connecting local responses around the world
A mother invited us for Hari Raya lunch in her place a month ago, She had also invited some of her friends and neighbour’s whom residing in the same estate, these friends are some of parents who had attended the parent support group. Over the lunch, some of them was questioning if there will be any Hari Raya celebrations in the neighbourhood, a mother replied that there will be one, organised by Resident Committee, but it will be held in the Community Centre, which is 15 minute walk from…Continue
Along the journey, I have encountered some challenges and some strength working in the community.
Recently, a group of community volunteers gathered to review their dreams as community which they created 4 month earlier, below is the review, what they have archive so far and some plans to move forward:
Christina and the youths has recruited 2 other youths for arts performance.
Aliff 15, and Rasul 15,…Continue
What is my journey? What is my motivation? What do I get out of it?
When I was told to do the community work, to engage people, build rapport and get them to participate or volunteer in their community, I was a bit relented even though I grew up in the village, where community are strong and vibrant. But, After a year of using case management approach, which is mostly one to one as individual, or to one family and getting of impression of how secularized the people here,…Continue