Tag Archives: Refugees

S’PORE ACTIVIST VISITS PALESTINIAN REFUGEES, URGE S’POREANS TO SPONSOR NEEDY KIDS

Had a very interesting time spending half a day interacting with the refugee children at Shatila camp Beirut yesterday. They appear happy and contented when classes resume after a one-week Haji break. The classes are managed by the Palestinian NGO based in Beirut - National Institution of Social Care & Vocational Training. Most of the teachers are refugees themselves. Sometimes you find tears rolling down your cheek unknowingly when you move around the centre - its that emotional. It only takes USD $150 to sponsor a refugee child per annum to ensure that he has a decent pre school education before he ventures into the government school. We have so far collected close to $3000.

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IF WE KEEP IMPORTING FOREIGNERS, S’PORE MAY END UP LIKE EUROPE?

As you all know, the Syrian war has generated a lot of refugees, all of whom are headed to Europe, along with tons of Africans and other nationalities. Strangely, majority of them are men. Strong, able-bodied men who, instead of staying and fighting for their country, are abandoning it to escape to Europe. See link below.

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