09 Jun '11, 7am

Singapore youths go "hungry" for 30 hours - Channel NewsAsia: via @AddThis

Singapore youths go "hungry" for 30 hours - Channel NewsAsia: via @AddThis

SINGAPORE: Close to 2,000 youths will get a taste of hunger from June 17 to 18 when they go without food for 30 straight hours. The youths from various local junior colleges, polytechnics and secondary schools are part of World Vision's annual global 30 Hours Famine Camp. The camp at Ngee Ann Polytechnic is to raise awareness of global hunger and poverty and inspire youths to put compassion into action. The youths will also have a chance to experience various deprivations of their senses and learn to deal with helplessness at the Dialogue in the Dark (DiD) exhibition. DiD is Ngee Ann Polytechnic's unique training and learning facility where visitors navigate through simulated environments in complete darkness. DiD is also a social enterprise which employs the visually impaired as guides. Another highlight of this year's camp is the inaugural Fish to Infinity programme. Thi...

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