Be Heart Strong – Feed the Passion
About Campaignends 31 Jan 2016, 11:59 PM
Taufiq*, 17, plays football with the SportCares Saturday Night Lights football programme. He often comes hungry for training because he hasn’t eaten all day, but despite that, he is one of our top volunteers and a disciplined athlete. When he is home, he loves to help his mother prepare meals.
Lina*, 15, lives with her mother and six siblings in a one-room rental flat. Her mother leaves the house by 6m and rarely returns before 8pm. Lina is a young footballer who trains in borrowed shoes. She has qualified for the National Women’s U19 team.
Ameril*, 18, plays Saturday Night Lights football. He loves training and playing with SportCares because he appreciates the fairness and commitment to all players. He says that his single-parent family often misses meals as they try to save money for rent. When asked how many meals the family eats daily, he says, “It depends on how much money we have.”
*Names have been changes to protect the individual’s privacy.
Vision 2030 is the Singapore Sports Council 20 year road map for using sport as a strategy for Singaporeans to have a healthier and better life through the impactful experience of Sport. Vision 2030 is best told as the story of our people and how sport can be used as a strategy to achieve our national priorities such as developing healthy and resilient people, forging strong united communities, retention of core values, shared memories, strengthened friendships as well as building a dynamic society and economy.
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