TCTF Deputy Chairman, Ms Chew Gek Khim (left), meeting one of the charity representatives, Ms Faith Kwan of Lakeside Family Services.

Students perusing the Project Cheer Handbook.

Ms Chew Gek Khim and TCTF Council Member, Ms Chew Gek Hiang (centre) conversing with ACJC Vice-Principal (Education) Mrs Choo.

The student leaders sharing difficulties faced and their group's learning points.

Group photo with the winning team, Class 1SB1.

Project Cheer 2015: Closing Tea

21 Jul 2015

Over the March and June school holidays, Project Cheer sessions were conducted by 12 teams of ACJC student volunteers at eight children and elderly charities. The 180 students not only honed their project management and leadership skills but also forged new friendships with both young and old. The sessions commenced in the morning with the children and are joined by the seniors in the afternoon allowing for multi-generational bonding.

Concluding the programme for the year, TCTF hosted a Closing Tea on Tuesday, 21 July 2015, to thank the students and encourage their spirit of continued volunteerism. During the tea, the teams summed up their learning points gleaned from their experience. Team leader, Aegan Tan, shared how he learned to think on his feet and troubleshoot problems. His class won the top award by excelling in areas of resourcefulness, creativity, enthusiasm, crisis management and execution.

Participating charities included Care Community Services Society, CARE Singapore, Concern and Care Society, Fei Yue Community Services, Lakeside Family Services, Lions Befrienders Service Association, St. Luke’s ElderCare and Students Care Service.