It's not always easy finding good coffee when you need one—not to mention how costly it can be. Facing the same issue herself, Faye Sit created Hook Coffee in a bid to make fresh, specialty brews easily accessible to all coffee lovers.
Inspired to build an organisation that reflect their family values, owners of family businesses today are leading proponents of social entrepreneurship. We find out the stories behind some of these family businesses.
Following a trip to Europe which opened his eyes to possible ways of reducing food waste, SMU alumni Nicholas Lim and Tylor Jong decided to set things in motion with their social enterprise, TreeDots.
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. This adage forms the foundation upon which Project Namaste was built.
Making a difference is neither a one-off affair nor is it just about clocking community service hours. SMU undergrad, Faith Woon, reflects on her 9-month SMU Challenge project and its upcoming grand finale, Sport-A-Cause.
They say you can’t help getting older, but you don’t have to feel old. SMU sophomore, Rachel Tan of the Lion Befrienders Programme, a youth led programme to visit the homes of the elderly shares with us how there is indeed a child in everyone, ... Read More
"Meaningful impact" can come in many forms. For this group of LKCSP Scholars, a trip to Lombok showed opened their eyes to the brutal reality of the shark fishing industry. Through the Dorsal Effect, they learn more about these deeply misunderstood ... Read More
Two Nepalese Brothers and a Singaporean come together to bring to you a whole new way of 'travelling for good' with their international social enterprise, Backstreet Academy.
Find out what inspired SMU alumnus, Muhammad Shahril Hassan, to start a social enterprise that sheds light on Singapore’s social issues and instigates change.
Her empathy for those in need spurred Desiree Yang to start up Saltsteps, Singapore’s first social supermarket. Find out more about her motivations, and the challenges she has faced in turning her vision into reality.