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From 15-17 May 2023, Hwa Chong Humanities and Current Affairs Society hosted Hwa Chong One Day Without Shoes. This event aimed to raise awareness for marginalised and disadvantaged communities living amidst poverty and water shortage globally, especially amongst the students who may have been relatively more sheltered from these issues and concerns.

As fighting continued to escalate in Sudan between rival factions of the military government, thousands of people, the majority women and children, have been forced to flee to neighboring countries. Fatha, a mother of 6 fled to the border with her four children. Her other two children have gone missing. One of her children, that is missing, was injured on the head when the shelling happened in their town. 

It is really heartening to know that since the start of the programme in 2015, Antique, Philippines has seen great improvements over the years. More children are receiving education and more households receive necessities such as electricity. I believe the goal of improving the wellbeing of children can be met. 

YEP Project Boribo II is a Singapore Management University (SMU) endorsed project held in collaboration with World Vision Singapore. In May 2023, 15 SMU students from diverse backgrounds travelled to Cambodia with one common goal — to empower youths.

13-years old May is a registered child of World Vision Myanmar. She was adopted by her uncle and aunt because of her mother's poor health since she was young. Due to the country's political situation and the COVID-19 pandemic, her family completely lost their job, and is struggling to find food and continue her education.