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Learning Never Stops

Recognising that language is a powerful tool that connects people, the Empowering Mums: English Club (EC) is a free English curriculum for low-income mums of Singaporean families. The programme aims to empower mums to gain control of foundational English skills for daily conversations, with the theme centering on the neighbourhood in a housing estate.

The programme covers five proficiency levels of learning according to the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) standards. Various learning tools and activities ensure an engaging experience tried and tested in previous terms.

Classes are held with trained volunteers for 2 hours each session. Childminding services (for children above 2 years old) will be provided on a needs basis with reading and play elements. 

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Our Community Impact

  • 57
    Mothers
  • 100
    Sessions
  • 200
    Hours
  • 115
    Volunteers
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Who is Eligible?

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Eligibility Criteria

  • Mother of a Singaporean or Permanent Resident child
  • Singaporean, Permanent Resident, holding or applying for at least Long-Term Visit Pass or more permanent stay in Singapore
  • On some form of financial aid or similar assistance; or living in an HDB rental flat
  • Primary school level English
  • Average PCI of less than or equal to $1500/month (any deviations will be subject to case-by-case approval)
  • Committed to completing the term by paying a $10 sign-up deposit fee (refunded upon 80% or more attendance signifying course completion)

How to Apply?

Step 1

If you do not have a social worker, simply download our form and send it over to us.

 

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Step 2

Contact your nearest FSC/SSA to request for a social worker who will apply on your behalf.

  • Attach Form and all necessary documents and email it to us below.
  • csp@ywca.org.sg

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