25 Dec '11, 9pm

Local initiative to provide financial education and on-the-job training for the girls

SINGAPORE - Fifteen-year-old Syafiqa has always dreamed of being able to bake but could not do so because she stays in a girls' home and her family does not own an oven. But this year, she got her wish through Project Christmas Dreamcakes, organised by non-profit organisation Beautiful People (BP). Together with 24 other teenagers from girls' homes, Syafiqa was selected to bake and sell cupcakes as part of BP's initiative to provide financial education and on-the-job training for the girls. In only four days, the girls made 3,000 cupcakes and raised S$12,000 within the same week, sinking their teeth into every stage from conceptualising to selling the product and managing money. The cupcakes were sold to multinational companies and government institutions such as the Supreme Court. Some of the money will be used to sponsor a trip for four of the girls to Mae Sot, western T...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/Singapore/EDC111226-0000043/A-...

Tweets

kenwooidotcom *updated* - Christmas Presents Are For Girls

kenwooidotcom *updated* - Christmas Presents Ar...

kenwooi.com 24 Dec '11, 4pm

My department was having a Christmas celebration – and each of us were given an extra job scope – which was to be a Secret...

Singapore's education plans in the years ahead

Singapore's education plans in the years ahead

channelnewsasia.com 26 Dec '11, 10am

SINGAPORE: Minister of State for Education Lawrence Wong has given the assurance that publicly-funded universities will co...

True Presence: ... life is the only gift that will really count when your days are over. So instead of just exch...

True Presence: ... life is the only gift that w...

care2.com 25 Dec '11, 7pm

“When it’s over, I want to say: All my life, I was a bride married to amazement. I was the bridegroom, taking the world in...

Historic Appleton Course to Become Gardens & Jo...

cybergolf.com 26 Dec '11, 12am

Historic Appleton Course to Become Gardens & Job-Training Site Founded in 1898, the nine-hole Riverview Country Club in Ap...

VemmaTeam For Black Girls, Lack Of Exercise Heightens Obesity Risk - NPR News - San Francisco Luxury News: For B...

VemmaTeam For Black Girls, Lack Of Exercise Hei...

sfluxe.com 25 Dec '11, 2am

Enlarge Todd Vachon /WHYY Alexandria Johnson got involved with the Anderson Monarchs soccer team when her mother was looki...

SNA - India rescues girls bound for Singapore a...

NEW DELHI: Mumbai police exposed a flesh trade racket involved in sending bar girls to South-East Asian cities to work as ...

Man takes photos of girls at #Orchard Rd -- right in front of his wife

Man takes photos of girls at #Orchard Rd -- rig...

singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg 25 Dec '11, 10am

said she caught this man taking pictures of girls at Orchard Road last night (Dec 24), even when he was with his wife. Sai...

Toys Come Alive @ Singapore Flyer

Toys Come Alive @ Singapore Flyer

singaporeflyer.com 24 Dec '11, 1am

Spend a minimum of $100* at any of the participating attractions or malls in Marina Bay (Flyer inclusive) and you could ow...

The issue of racial harmony is not just a distr...

todayonline.com 23 Dec '11, 9pm

I commend Madam Halimah Yacob for censuring fellow Member of Parliament Seng Han Thong's remarks on the English language p...

29/12/11 Nakamura Gakuen Girls High School Wind...

gatecrash.com.sg 25 Dec '11, 4pm

Nett proceeds will go to School Aid Japan (SAJ), monetary sponsorships are welcomed.<br> <br> $15 tickets will allow for s...