YWCA is a non-profit organisation established in 1875 to serve the community with love and compassion
through our quality programmes, facilities and services.
Start your Lunar New Year with some popular dishes featured in our 2 set menus like Smoked Salmon Yu Sheng, Double Boiled Fish Maw Soup, Crispy Roast Chicken, Deep Fried Garoupa Fish, Braised Abalone and Sea Cucumber, Glutinous Rice in Lotus Leaf and Fried Nian Gao.
A look back at our year in 2022! Thank you very much to all of our Volunteers, Corporate Partners and Guests for making a difference to our Beneficiaries with your support!
In the heart of Orchard Road, the beautiful grounds of YWCA Fort Canning played host to the YWCA Charity Carnival on 12 November 2022. Three floors were transformed that Saturday into a fun carnival ground, where community groups and volunteers showcased their talents and homemade produce through food and games stalls as well as lively performances, to help raise funds for YWCA's community programmes.
In this month’s Staff Spotlight, we speak to Mdm Ho Mee Khuen, one of our longest-serving staff with YWCA Preschool. Mdm Ho has served YWCA for 40 years and is currently the Centre Leader at YWCA Preschool @ Pasir Ris. We ask her about her journey with YWCA and to share with us her thoughts about the workplace culture and team dynamics.
It takes a big heart to shape little minds. Here at YWCA Preschool Singapore, we are proud of our dedicated team of transdisciplinary Learning Support Educators who provide an inclusive, supportive and conducive environment for children with learning difficulties. Read on to learn about Miao Pei’s journey as a Learning Support Educator and our Inclusive Preschool Programme.
Registration for Empowering Mums 6 is opened! As the COVID-19 situation in Singapore stabilizes, we are pleased to announce that the annual Empowering Mums (EM) Project is back for its sixth run after a two-year hiatus. With the support of our sponsors and content partners, EM6 Project will host ten weekly sessions from 18 November […]
When Sophia Cooke, a British missionary, founded the Young Women’s Christian Association of Singapore (YWCA) in 1875, she created a ripple which continues to grow and touch the lives of women in Singapore today. Sharing the vision of the original namesake movement from England, the Association’s mission was to advance the development of women in […]
Dheena Thayalan, one of our fellow co-workers at YWCA Fort Canning, recently went back to his hometown in Chennai and brought along donations collected from the team leaders at the office.
Driven by her passion for teaching, Mrs Salleh has stayed in the Early Childhood arena for more than 20 years. She strongly believes in creating a nurturing and positive learning environment for children. Click on to read about a dedicated teacher's story and her journey with YWCA Preschool!
From zero to hero. That is how Azura describes her journey with YWCA's Weaving Programme. Click on to read about her inspiring story and how the YWCA Weaving Programme helped change her life.
Running a restaurant is not an easy feat. With increasing food prices, high operating costs and thinner profit margins, many F&B outlets struggle to stay afloat. When COVID-19 hit the fragile F&B scene, it also took with it many well-loved restaurants which could not mitigate the financial impact of such a strong force working against […]
YWCA launches the pilot Empowering Young Women project.
2 Corinthians 9:6-8 says,” Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver.” Indeed, here at YWCA, we are ever so grateful to all our donors, volunteers and supporters for their faithful contributions of gifts and time. It is […]
YWCA’s history is rich with the many strong women who formed and contributed to the organisation’s work since its inception. We have been blessed with driven and talented women who all had one thing in common – the desire to better the lives of others. Dr Anamah Tan, who has been a member since the early 1970s, is a fine example of a trailblazer YWCA was privileged to have as a leader. She was presented the Outstanding Lifetime Volunteer Award by the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF) earlier this year.
Meeting the socioemotional needs of the socially isolated We often speak of meeting the basic, physical needs of the people we serve, and their socioemotional needs often fall aside. Many of us rightfully prioritise ensuring our beneficiaries are fed, clothed, and have a roof over their heads, but what about attending to their feelings? Through […]
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