Help me go home - DFC Singapore Story


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Help me go home - DFC Singapore Story

  1. 1. Project Help Me Go Home Our story of Change from Crescent Girls’ School, Singapore Implementation Week: 9 th to 15 th August 2010 Zoe Fan, Ada Ong , Geraldine Wong, Jacqueline Gwee Mentor Teacher : Ms Namita Sarbahi.
  2. 2. Briefing of the volunteers to tell them about the cause, and how to sell the pins.
  3. 3. Our lovely volunteers!
  4. 4. Our lovely volunteers!
  5. 5. Our lovely volunteers!
  6. 6. What volunteers said… <ul><li>“ I think you guys did a good job, and street sales was very fun” –Lai Shumin </li></ul><ul><li>“ It teaches me how important even a dollar can make change to a person's life and that by volunteering/donating, one can help to make another person's life better” –Sng Kai Lin </li></ul><ul><li>“ Knowing that we are actually helping someone in need really warms my heart!” –Natalia Kusumo </li></ul><ul><li>“ Before this, I have never heard of VAI patients before, but I am glad to make a difference to them.” –Quek Shu Hui </li></ul><ul><li>“ At first, I did not really care about these VAI patients but through this project, I have learnt a lot about them as well as helped them.” –Grace Yeo </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><ul><li>On the day itself, our friends from various classes came to help us wash the cars. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We split them up into wet and dry teams for more efficiency. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then, we briefed our friends about how to wash the cars correctly. </li></ul></ul>Charity Car Wash!
  8. 8. After the car wash.. <ul><ul><li>We received a considerable amount of positive feedback from parents and teachers about the carwash service we provided: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ My car is sparkly now” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ You clean better than the petrol stations!” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Will you be here next week, as I would like to come again to have my car washed” </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All of our friends enjoyed washing the cars too! </li></ul>
  9. 9. How we were ‘Changed’ <ul><ul><li>Throughout this whole project, we have got to know more about ourselves; our strengths and our weaknesses . In addition to that we became closer as a team and as friends . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This project gave us a golden opportunity to understand the needs of our community and to promote volunteerism to the youths in this world , including us! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We have benefitted much from this project. For example, we learnt about the importance of teamwork , and how to improve on our plans and ideas to get the most out of it. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>We also felt that this whole project has been challenging, yet fulfilling . It has given us plenty of real-world experience we would otherwise not have obtained. </li></ul></ul>