19 Jun '11, 9pm

(TODAY) SAFRA to help promote closer ties between fathers and kids

SINGAPORE - It was a happy Fathers' Day for SAFRA, the social and recreational body for National Servicemen. It is receiving S$700,000 in funding from the Dads for Life movement to promote active fatherhood among NS men by pumping up its family-oriented and father-friendly activities over the next two years. Supported by the Community Development, Youth and Sports Ministry, the Dads for Life movement was launched in 2009 as an initiative of the National Family Council to inspire fathers to take active roles in their children's lives. Its latest partnership could potentially reach out to more than 100,000 married men - half of SAFRA's 220,000 membership base - many of whom have children. SAFRA's new events being planned include a treasure hunt challenge and monthly baking, tennis, taekwondo and Akido classes. Senior Parliamentary Secretary (Defence and National Development)...

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