One Project, Many Lives Touched

March last year, excITE, our youth centre, embarked on a collaboration with ITE College East for a service learning project, sponsored by Chip Eng Seng Pte Ltd, a construction company.

After the completion of 24 hours of service learning within a year, the 22 student participants chosen by ITE were each awarded the Chip Eng Seng Study Grant.

During the course of the project, the students served the needy elderly in the community and learned to step out of their comfort zone to overcome language barriers and more. The following are some of their testimonials and reflections. Continue reading “One Project, Many Lives Touched”

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Courage to Get Started. Conviction to Keep Going.

Volunteering at excITE for the past 3.5 years has been a very enriching experience for me. There were times when I felt really glad and encouraged that I was making a difference in the students’ lives, but there were also seasons when I struggled to carry on.
Continue reading “Courage to Get Started. Conviction to Keep Going.”