05 Feb '11, 9am

Wetland planting at Alexandra Canal

Wetland planting at Alexandra Canal

SINGAPORE: The community got together to do some wetland planting at Alexandra Canal on January 7 as part of the Active, Beautiful and Clean (ABC) Waters Programme. The initiative is aimed at giving the canal a makeover and be a recreational destination for the public. Students from Crescent Girls School and CHIJ Kellock Primary School got their hands dirty for a good cause. They were busy planting the wetlands along a 1.2 kilometre stretch of the Alexandra Canal - from Tanglin Road to Delta Road. And it was a memorable experience for them. "I feel really good because its like I'm giving back to society. I'm playing my part for the rest of the students, the people who live here, and the residents, so it feels very satisfying," said Lim Fang Yi, a student from Crescent Girls School. Another student, Ayisha Fathima also from Crescent Girls School, said: "I am extremely excit...

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