Connecting local responses around the world
A mother of 3 whom we engaged to do some cleaning at our premises was pulling out the leaves from some branches we were going o dispose off. Curious, I asked her what she was doing and she explained that they were Henna leaves she could use to beautify her nails for Deepavali. “Henna? Isn’t that something for grey hair?” I asked and she said “Yes but you will have red hair if you use this.” We both laughed and I thought nothing more of the exchange. The next day when I met her again,…Continue
Added by Gerard Ee Huck LIan on October 20, 2011 at 7:30am — No Comments
Instead of looking for weaknesses that we can correct, we begin to look for strengths that we can support.
Instead of looking for opportunities to do things to them or for them, we start to look at how we can learn from them.
With these principles in mind, some volunteers and us brought together 6 youths and 13 adults who resided in the same block to “build a dream” for their…Continue
Added by Gerard Ee Huck LIan on October 7, 2011 at 7:00am — No Comments