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Josh Lye

Story Fella

A recovering journalist who has lived in five countries, Josh enjoys unearthing stories about everyday people helping other people. It is this passion that got him to help start Our Better World. He was instrumental in shaping its growth in its first five years.

You can enjoy the magic of a simpler life

Rediscover life with rice. Be hosted by the warmth of Northern Thailand’s Karen Hilltribe for your next getaway.

You can enjoy the magic of a simpler life

Rediscover life with rice. Be hosted by the warmth of Northern Thailand’s Karen Hilltribe for your next getaway.

Enak! Indonesia's best places to eat and do good

Check these out and suggest more such places across the country.

Enak! Indonesia's best places to eat and do good

Check these out and suggest more such places across the country.

Sedap! Malaysia's best places to eat and do good

Yummy food + Good cause = Food for Good.

Sedap! Malaysia's best places to eat and do good

Yummy food + Good cause = Food for Good.

In his teacher's footsteps

A trip to Nepal makes such an impression on a teenager, he goes on to scale Everest and raise funds for the school he volunteered at.

In his teacher's footsteps

A trip to Nepal makes such an impression on a teenager, he goes on to scale Everest and raise funds for the school he volunteered at.

7 ways to feel great this Christmas

So much to do in the Christmas season, so little time.

7 ways to feel great this Christmas

So much to do in the Christmas season, so little time.

The fear to volunteer

Honest views from regular people on commitment, working with strangers and whether volunteering is even useful.

The fear to volunteer

Honest views from regular people on commitment, working with strangers and whether volunteering is even useful.

'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?

Frontlines of a water fight

Join the water fight happening in Cambodian villages.

Frontlines of a water fight

Join the water fight happening in Cambodian villages.

Feeding thousands in Singapore

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

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.

Seeing to their future

Two mothers go beyond helping their children with low vision.

Kitchen of cheer

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

Kitchen of cheer

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

They're gonna sing tonight

Deaf percussionists get to share their music with deaf children after surpassing crowdfunding target.

They're gonna sing tonight

Deaf percussionists get to share their music with deaf children after surpassing crowdfunding target.

Deaf, loud and proud

Deaf percussionists drum up support so they can introduce deaf Cambodian children to music.

Deaf, loud and proud

Deaf percussionists drum up support so they can introduce deaf Cambodian children to music.

Your grandmother could do that

You can give a senior in need a phone that will remind her to take her medicine.

Your grandmother could do that

You can give a senior in need a phone that will remind her to take her medicine.

Every drop counts

Villagers are getting to send their children to school instead of incurring debt for medical bills because of simple bio-sand filters.

Every drop counts

Villagers are getting to send their children to school instead of incurring debt for medical bills because of simple bio-sand filters.

Playing tennis blind

Going entirely by the sound of the ball, these players have been smashing misconceptions about the blind.

Playing tennis blind

Going entirely by the sound of the ball, these players have been smashing misconceptions about the blind.

Lending a broken hand

A teacher volunteers to help children from slums and learns so much from them along the way.

Lending a broken hand

A teacher volunteers to help children from slums and learns so much from them along the way.

Blogs by : Josh Lye

Broken bodies, giant spirits, world class athletes

By : Josh Lye

I had the privilege of taking in some of the competition at the Asean Para Games when it was held in Singap

My son nearly ran me into a tree

By : Josh Lye

The morning before Mr Lee Kuan Yew died, my family joined Runninghour's 'Run So Others Can' event at Marina