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December 21 - 23, 2020
Photo by Dylan Winterflood on Unsplash.
Did you know that Asia is home to 64% of the 563 million urban slum population in the world?
These people have no choice but to live in overcrowded quarters contaminated with waste. Many of their children do not go to school. Instead, they work to support their families.
These are our neighbours, who live just next door to us under unimaginable conditions. Their children and youth struggle with the “urban paradox” where proximity to services and necessities does not equate access to them. The urban poor remains excluded from the benefits of urbanisation, suffering more severe deprivation than their rural peers.
At this year’s Youth for Change Conference, World Vision has teamed up with Youth Corps Singapore (Youth Expedition Project) to bring a unique virtual initiative for us to get to know our peers next door and empower them to have a better chance at life:
Dates: December 21-23, 2020
Time: Day 1, 9am-12pm
Day 2, 10am-12pm
Day 3, 9am-12pm
Click to here register
About the Organiser:
World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. Working in nearly 100 countries around the world, World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender.