Showing posts from November, 2019
ANNOUNCEMENT: WUJ wishes everyone a Happy Ubin Day 2020! WUJ launches "WUJ Wan Go Jalan? (Virtually)" in conjunction with Pesta Ubin 2020 and Ubin Day 2020 celebrations Play your part in fighting COVID-19: Be socially responsible, uphold strict personal hygiene and social distancing measures

WUJ Kampong Clean-Up Oct '19

Hi all, Praise be to God, for WUJ Kampong Clean-Up was able to resume at least until the end of 2019, God Willing! And the clean-up for October was slightly more unique as we had a film crew with us! Joining me was a group of film students from Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) who found out about what I have been doing on Ubin and wanted to conduct an interview, or rather documentary, about me and my Ubin journey. As a matter of fact, the director for the second-year film project was my former secondary schoolmate, Nicholas. To be fair, the calling for volunteers for this month's clean-up was extremely last minute and I really wasn't expecting any turnout, but I was very happy to have Padget joining me. Padget initially went around asking for volunteering opportunities on Ubin after she developed a sense of adoration for the island and some of her friends referred to me and my kampong clean-up project!  I had a place in mind to help out once we have reached t

WUJ Kampong Clean-Up Sep '19

Hi all, In this post, I will be sharing on the experience of what unfortunately potentially might be WUJ's last Kampong Clean-Up for a while. Reason being that I will be starting my new job elsewhere in October and I am still uncertain of my availability and commitment given the nature of my new job. Nonetheless, I still wish to be able to commit my time to restart this simple and humble community outreach project of mine once conditions permit. Today I am joined with six wonderful and passionate volunteers as we are tasked to offer our assistance to Cik Kamariah. NParks have earlier informed that her house is scheduled for major restoration and repair works so in order for her to get her home ready, we offered to help her throw away old unused items and did some major housekeeping. Joining Cik Kamariah were her two sisters, Cik Samsiah and Cik Nora. Before we got ready for tedious work, we helped ourselves to a hearty breakfast bought by Cik Rosmala from Changi Vil