2Q 2022

Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety

Lai Su Yim, LEAP@JRS sub-committee chair, was one of the 663 participants who braved a tropical storm to complete the Walking for Refugees event held on June 20, 2022, to commemorate World Refugee Day. She reflects on the theme for World Refugee Day this year and her experience of the walk.

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Now in my backyard

In June 2022, five JRS volunteers made a trip across the Causeway to visit the refugee community and the dedicated team of people who are ‘called to serve’ them. Gordon Pinto, a JRS Board member who led the group from Singapore, shares the group’s experience.

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Unlocking hidden potential

JRS Singapore has been blessed with big-hearted supporters and tireless volunteers. Crisleen, JRS E3 programme lead highlights two workshops which were made possible because of such acts of generosity.

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Inspirational Stories

Another successful E3 journey

From being unable to understand basic English when he left Afghanistan as a 13 year-old teenager, to graduating as a Cisco Certified Network Associate, JRS volunteer Philip Prasetio shares this inspiring story of Sam’s determination to overcome his adversities and his desire to pay it forward.

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