No E-Waste @ South West 2018
The No E-Waste @ South West aims to:
⦁ Raise awareness and educate residents on the harmful impacts of e-waste on the environment and how residents can dispose them properly;
⦁ Partner with corporate and community organisations to create broader avenues for residents to dispose their e-waste; and
⦁ Work towards zero waste in the South West District, which is in line with Singapore Sustainable Blueprint Singapore 2030
Highlights of the initiative include (i) RENEW @ South West (Recycling Nation's Electronic Waste) where close to 50 e-waste recycling bins are strategically placed at community areas such as Community Centres/Clubs (CCs), schools. shopping malls and libraries for convenient e-waste disposal; and (ii) HP Make I.T. Green Campaign, a partnership with Hewlett Packard (HP) Inc. Singapore to raise awareness among the community about e-waste and its harmful impacts on the environment.
Click here to view the South West Eco-Lifestyle Directory.
Caregiving @ South West
The Caregiving @ South West initiative aims to rally the community to Celebrate caregivers and caregiving; Support caregivers; and Empower a caring community, with the following desired outcomes:
⦁ Awareness and appreciation of caregiving;
⦁ More support and resources for caregivers; and
⦁ Build a caregiving network to provide care and support to caregivers and care recipients.
SkillsFuture Network @ South West
The SF Network is a collaboration between the South West CDC, Employment and Employability Institute Pte Ltd (e2i) and SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG) to:
⦁ Connect residents to emerging, flexi-work or jobs nearer to their homes;
⦁ Refer residents to help agencies, training providers and employers for seamless holistic assistance with a referral protocol; and
⦁ Support residents in their learning journey with introduction of more alternatives in employment opportunities.
Reading Together @ South West
An initiative to promote bilingualism through reading, as well as encourage quality family bonding time as a community.
The objectives of Reading Together @ South West are to:
⦁ Promote reading and storytelling as a means to family bonding;
⦁ Strengthen our Singaporean identity as a bicultural and bilingual people by building a strong foundation for bilingual literacy in children and understanding of their culture through interaction with their Mother Tongue Language; and
⦁ Promote volunteerism in the youth and corporate sector as they participate in the storytelling sessions.
Love-A-Home @ South West
An initiative to promote sustained volunteerism, especially family volunteerism, to bring warmth and joy to beneficiaries of Nursing Homes, as well as intergenerational bonding.
South West Innovation Fund (SWiF+)
An incubator fund to build the capabilities and capacities of VWOs to address the emerging and unmet community needs in the South West District.
South West Volunteer Corp Network
To promote the culture of giving, the South West Volunteer Corp Network (NETWORK) aims to rally corporate and community partners to support community initiatives with volunteers to deepen engagement levels within the community sphere.
NETWORK Partners will get to enjoy the following benefits!
- Orientation Workshop for Recruitment of Volunteers
- Specialised Training Grant for Senior Volunteers
- Volunteering, Publicity and Networking Platforms
Click here to join the NETWORK today!
The NETWORK is supported by the Ministry of Community, Culture and Youth (MCCY) and National Volunteer and Philanthropy Centre (NVPC).