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They lost everything. But they’re finding hope on stage

In Malaysia, Parastoo is helping refugees take centre stage in a quest for hope and acceptance.
 

They lost everything. But they’re finding hope on stage

In Malaysia, Parastoo is helping refugees take centre stage in a quest for hope and acceptance.
 

Blind people can’t ‘watch’ movies, right? Wrong.

At this cinema, people are encouraged to talk — so that their friends who are blind can enjoy the movie too.

Blind people can’t ‘watch’ movies, right? Wrong.

At this cinema, people are encouraged to talk — so that their friends who are blind can enjoy the movie too.

Their music turns strangers into friends

Volunteer Guitar Connection is strumming away the blues, one song at a time.

Their music turns strangers into friends

Volunteer Guitar Connection is strumming away the blues, one song at a time.

Her artful way of helping wildlife

Suzi Chua tells us how she’s using her talent especially for the animals.

Her artful way of helping wildlife

Suzi Chua tells us how she’s using her talent especially for the animals.

The true spirit of a crazy beautiful life

“Hardship is just a lesson. You must strengthen your soul.”

The true spirit of a crazy beautiful life

“Hardship is just a lesson. You must strengthen your soul.”

Defying crazy odds to make beautiful music

Meet the soul behind Cambodian musician, Sophanna, and why his songs have a special purpose.

Defying crazy odds to make beautiful music

Meet the soul behind Cambodian musician, Sophanna, and why his songs have a special purpose.

Devastated but not destroyed

Teenage resilience steps into play in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

Devastated but not destroyed

Teenage resilience steps into play in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

Your friend is dying and you're reading poetry?

Singapore poets and musicians pull together to help their Filipino friend dying from a rare disease. That's the power of community.

Your friend is dying and you're reading poetry?

Singapore poets and musicians pull together to help their Filipino friend dying from a rare disease. That's the power of community.

Hope rises above flood devastation

These young survivors of the Kelantan flood have an urgent message for you - delivered in traditional Michael Jackson fashion.

Hope rises above flood devastation

These young survivors of the Kelantan flood have an urgent message for you - delivered in traditional Michael Jackson fashion.

Designed by masters, woven with dignity

Help generations of women in Toraja by buying their hand woven fabrics.

Designed by masters, woven with dignity

Help generations of women in Toraja by buying their hand woven fabrics.

Getting high on music, not drugs

How one band is using rock music to empower Malaysia's youth to live drug-free lives.

Getting high on music, not drugs

How one band is using rock music to empower Malaysia's youth to live drug-free lives.

How a theatre tool can unmask autism

Professor uses drama technique to engage children with autism in India.

How a theatre tool can unmask autism

Professor uses drama technique to engage children with autism in India.

Buy your fancy stuff from an Indian slum

One woman is helping to transform Asia's biggest slum into a global online market place.

Buy your fancy stuff from an Indian slum

One woman is helping to transform Asia's biggest slum into a global online market place.

Seeing through the lens of good

How can a film help build a house? These youths show us.

Seeing through the lens of good

How can a film help build a house? These youths show us.

Awesome superheroes give you the power

Newly graduated from superhero school, Eagleboy, the Whisperer and Walking Flame will help you find your own inner superhero.

Awesome superheroes give you the power

Newly graduated from superhero school, Eagleboy, the Whisperer and Walking Flame will help you find your own inner superhero.

Lost her voice and found her song

Crystal thought she’d lost it forever. What the singer did in response made her stop seeing herself as a victim.

Lost her voice and found her song

Crystal thought she’d lost it forever. What the singer did in response made her stop seeing herself as a victim.

Stories in every stitch

An island where women with sewing skills are empowered and respected.

Stories in every stitch

An island where women with sewing skills are empowered and respected.

'I'm not here to change the world'

How can cool recycled bags keep women from selling their children?

'I'm not here to change the world'

How can cool recycled bags keep women from selling their children?

Poor people dance?

A Philippine ballet school helps kids defy gravity in many ways.

Poor people dance?

A Philippine ballet school helps kids defy gravity in many ways.

Celebrating their Singapore stories

Ordinary people quietly and diligently helping others at home and abroad.

Celebrating their Singapore stories

Ordinary people quietly and diligently helping others at home and abroad.

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