Just Do Lah!

Stories of Singaporeans who see the needs of others and and are doing something about it, be it here at home or across Asia. Delve into their “Just Do Lah” grit.

Creating change? It takes a community

This National Day, we celebrate Singaporeans who make it possible to give back together — for greater good.

Have dementia? Don’t forget to dance

Her mother may forget, but at Memories Cafe, she makes new memories for the both o...

19 Sep 2018

Unearthing future leaders in rural Myanmar

Young minds sparkle, as a local and Singaporean spread the joy of education to kid...

12 Sep 2018

Meet the man whose light keeps shining brighter

Social entrepreneur inspires the young to “dream bigger”.

25 Jul 2018

Friends doing good, across borders

A Filipino and Singaporean giving abandoned and orphaned kids a better life.   

18 Jul 2018

The only silicone cup a woman needs

Freedom Cups provides women with an eco-friendly, sustainable and hygienic option ...

11 Jul 2018

How can a mother behind bars bond with her child?

New Life Stories is giving imprisoned mothers a chance to connect with their child...

09 May 2018

Hold their paws, and they will hold your heart

These animal lovers show us what it means to love unconditionally; by rescuing, ad...

27 Apr 2018

Free food for the community, by the community

Can free meals for those in need build stronger communities? Free Food for All bel...

A baby’s last moments, wrapped in love

These women transform wedding gowns into clothing for a baby’s last rites.  

07 Mar 2018

Their music turns strangers into friends

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

31 Jan 2018

The 2-year phone conversation that changed her life

A helpline caller searches for her phone counsellor 20 years later to thank him in...

25 Sep 2017

A young caregiver’s raw words to her father with Alzheimer...

No one taught Melissa how to feel when she watched her dad slowly slip away. Now, ...

12 Sep 2017

With love, from Singapore

In celebration of all Singaporeans who have inspired us to give back with love, at...

A single love that will fight for family

Family means different things to different people. A single mother shows us its wo...

10 May 2017

Do you judge when you see a child on the floor, screaming?

Singapore actor, Adrian Pang shares what he learnt on autism and what it means to ...

What this father dreams for his autistic son

Photographer, Bob Lee, freeze frames his days of raising a son with autism so that...

Her best chance out from being trafficked is you

Lilis’ story could happen in any Singapore neighbourhood. Learning to recognise th...

08 Mar 2017

The one way this Singapore gardener knows to help

“When you do something that has meaning to you, you don’t have time to think about...

17 Jan 2017

How a dog's belief in a child helped her believe too

It doesn't matter what your trouble is, Telly the therapy dog will listen wit...

26 Sep 2016

Why belly rubs can be the best therapy

Telly the therapy dog shows these youth how to trust and be trustworthy.

12 Dec 2016

'The frosting is green!'

A boy's generous heart and humorous wit helps his family to live as normal a ...

06 Sep 2016

This doctor orders you to laugh, cry and sing

Clown doctors offer patients smiles to lift their spirits and compassion in their ...

29 Jul 2016

The deaf can teach you to listen better

Connect through the language of silence, over a cup of tea. 

Cycling with Aunty Annie

A souped-up trishaw and an unlikely friendship = all kinds of happy.

25 Apr 2016

Battling cancer with style

A practical way to help cancer patients: give them the power of hair.

27 Jan 2016

Your 'no big deal' gesture can save a life

Bone marrow donation sounds scary but it’s not. It’s as simple and safe as donatin...

15 Sep 2015

In his teacher's footsteps

A trip to Nepal makes such an impression on a teenager, he goes on to scale Everes...

21 Jul 2015

Seeing through the lens of good

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

21 Jul 2015

Confronting death with pets, music and good hair

Simple ways for you to help someone make the most of the moments he has left.

07 Jul 2015

Friendship, family and fulfilment

What one family gained from a year volunteering together in Timor-Leste.

20 May 2015

Close your eyes. Now let's play tennis

They've played tennis greats. Now they're aiming for the Paralympics. An...

It wasn't that hard to be friends

Senthil and Sok Hwee: an uncommon friendship that helped a migrant worker feel at ...

The fear to volunteer

Honest views from regular people on commitment, working with strangers and whether...

25 Nov 2014

Grandma's got the zumba moves

Find out what gets granddad out of his wheelchair and moving his feet.

19 Nov 2014

For sharks' sake, take a vacation

Help fishermen and sharks just by exploring secret beaches and enjoying pristine s...

30 Oct 2014

Lost her voice and found her song

Crystal thought she’d lost it forever. What the singer did in response made her st...

01 Sep 2014

Crutches can't stop her from...

Entrepreneur with cerebral palsy: "My booth is special because I'm helpi...

Gangster, addict, dancing queen

She's got a secret weapon to reach troubled youth.

05 Aug 2014

'Football really changed my life'

Tough footballers who give everything on the field inspire others with cerebral pa...

Cleaning up like a boss

Business school for domestic workers helps them become entrepreneurs.

26 Mar 2014

'I'm not here to change the world'

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

18 Feb 2014

A run like no other

Running with a buddy takes on a whole new meaning at Runninghour.

Why these kids love school

Every child known deeply and loved tops syllabus.

09 Jan 2014

Mothers light up Indonesia

Empowered women in Indonesian island communities bring light to lives. 

13 Dec 2013

Feeding thousands in Singapore

What does it take to feed thousands of people in need every day?

Seeing to their future

Two mothers go beyond helping their children with low vision.

10 Oct 2013

Kitchen of cheer

A piano teacher's defining moment on the streets of Siem Reap.

Fluking around India

Find out more about the charities Renyung and Adrien are supporting and how to get...

Lending a broken hand

A teacher volunteers to help children from slums and learns so much from them alon...

09 Nov 2012

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