24 Oct '17, 10am

For most, Geylang is synonymous with seedy back alleys and black-markets. But for Yinzhou, who grew up just one...

You might have heard of 27-year-old Cai Yinzhou from his famous social enterprise, Geylang Adventures . Since 2013, Yinzhou and his team of volunteers have been giving walking tours and free haircuts to migrant workers in the back alleys of Geylang. His work became so impactful, a property developer recently told him about the increase in the property value in Geylang, thanks to its improving reputation. "It thought it was quite funny and interesting to see how the reputation of a space directly affects the property value," said the events and tourism graduate from Murdoch University. Four years and three walking tours later, Yinzhou is in the running for the Singapore Youth Award 2017 , the nation's highest accolade for youths who inspire and enrich the community. Yinzhou is also the youngest finalist in this year's Singapore Youth Award. PHOTO CREDIT: NATIONAL YOUTH COUN...

Full article: https://www.youth.sg/Spotted/People/2017/10/Your-friendly...

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