Of culture and costumes

A pleasant surprise when one of the helper put on her Karen costume for a young lady and showed us the tassels and the pride of her hometown. It was another session where we learn as much from them as they from us. Lesson was on using a table to type out their daily schedule…

Presentation time!

The deliverable was to write about the food in their hometown. The helpers work on the images and tried to spell out the food names in English for us during a 2 hour session at My Helper’s makeshift IT office….and despite working with different versions of MS Word, having internet connectivity issues and mouse/track that…

Yes, we can!

James, formerly the Exec Director of World Vision, has setup a social enterprise My Helper to “Protect and Preserve” the helpers he bring in from Myanmar since 2014. Almost 2 years have passed since he started his agency and I was privileged to have joined in some of the outings he organised for them every quarter, acting…

Creative Humanitarian Lab Prog for Youths

Am grateful for the opportunity to create the Creative Humanitarian Lab Prog and deliver the pilot in Oct 2015 for World Vision Singapore:) Through 5 sessions, including one using off site e-learning, youths from the pilot programme were tasked to create a biz plan for economic development of a village, write a letter to encourage…