Programs

  • Chaupal Annual No Agenda Conversations b

    Sat, 24/08/2019

    Mr. Anshu Gupta( Founder, Goonj) shared a few unheard stories, ideas, and conversations with fellow travelers and like-minded friends from 2 decades of Goonj

     

    Date: Saturday, 24th August 2019

    Time: 4pm-6pm

    Venue: The Hive, New Bridge Road, 59 New Bridge Rd, Singapore

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  • A cause always motivates to do more.

    Sat, 20/10/2018

    We are thrilled when we see more commitment to social responsibility!

    BridgeAble prides itself in connecting different stakeholders toward a unified mission of community service. Earlier this year, we worked on several CSR initiatives creating, curating and executing projects. See here pics from:

    1) The Providore restaurant/cooking studio and the talented Namita Moolani Mehra of...

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  • Taking another step to bridge the lives.

    Mon, 01/10/2018

    The BridgeAble-Singapore SSO/ FSC Collaboration Program: delighted that BridgeAble and our donors were recently invited for an appreciation event at one of our Social Services Centre (SSO)/ Family Service Centre (FSC) partner’s offices!

    Thanks to our fantastic donors and to the wonderful social workers/ staff at the FSC/SSO for a special event and for the commitment on all sides...

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  • Coffee morning with Ms. Shyama Kaviratne

    Wed, 08/08/2018

    By Swara Chandran

    We welcomed Ms. Shyama Kaviratne, the founder of St. Jude Child Care center in India to share her story...

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  • ECF's Journey

    Sun, 03/06/2018

    Colors are gendered. Toys are gendered. Jobs are gendered.
    Are the solutions to gender equality gendered too?
    BridgeAble is delighted to invite you for a thought leadership event featuring:
    Ashoka Fellow Will Muir,
    Co-founder of Equal Community Foundation (ECF)
    Equal Community Foundation is a non-profit organisation based in Pune, India that works with men to end...

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  • BridgeAble's 5th Anniversary

    Sun, 03/06/2018
    BridgeAble's 5th anniversary occurred earlier this year. What better way to celebrate than at our thought leadership event on gender equality!
     
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  • Mothers’ Day Celebrated in Style

    Sat, 28/04/2018

    On a Saturday afternoon in April this year, BridgeAble played chef and created a recipe for community service.

    We put together a CSR project connecting The Providore restaurant and cooking studio group and Touch Community Services, a Singapore charitable organization whose mission is to develop strong families and enabled communities.

    Here are the ingredients of our recipe:

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  • Fair For All - 2018

    Thu, 26/04/2018

    Following the success of our first fair for all, we are now organizing our second NGO Products fair in Singapore. Do visit us and make your contribution for the betterment of lives.
    Time
    10.00 am to 06.00 pm
    Venue
    Muthu's Curry,
    Blk 7, Dempsey Road,
    #01-01, 249671
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  • Fair For All

    Fri, 10/03/2017

    BridgeAble was happy to organize a first of its kind, NGO products fair in Singapore.  Products were sourced from over 12 different organizations from India and Singapore.  Profits made was donated to GOONJ's school to school initiative.

    Since it was the first time, it was done on a small scale.  But the idea received a lot of appreciation and support.  We hope to do it on a larger...

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  • Cooking with some Heart

    Mon, 21/11/2016

    On a sunny September day, the doors of Yantra (a highly-acclaimed Indian fine dining restaurant) opened its doors to host an awareness event for St Jude India Childcare Centres (...

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  • The Ugly Indian

    Sat, 19/11/2016

    The Ugly Indian Superheroes are anonymous, everyday citizens of India's urban centres and yes, neighborhoods under their watch are kept clean on a sustainable basis.

    Come listen to how the Ugly Indian got this clean-your-neighbourhood movement started and be ready to get knocked off your feet when you see how citizen action is all it takes...

     

    Date: 19 Nov 2016

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  • Anshu's visit to Singapore

    Sat, 18/06/2016

    Singapore's association with Anshu Gupta is over a decade old.  BridgeAble's co-founder Ramya Nageswaran had started associating with GOONJ through Focus India Forum (FIF), a giving circle she runs.  Members of FIF funded a second hand vehicle to facilitate GOONJ's collection work in Delhi almost 11 years ago.  Ever since many folks in Singapore have been actively associated...

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  • Tete a tete with Rohini Nilekani

    Sat, 02/04/2016

    A high profile philathropist Rohini Nilekani waded over familiar and unfamiliar waters ably steered by Madhabi Puri Buch at a delightful tete a tete organized by Bridgeable Singapore in association with Dasra, India's  leading strategic philanthropy foundation. 

    Whats not to like about a ‘pani-puri’ swilling Rajesh Khanna/Farhan Akhtar fan? Rohini is a romantic and a...

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  • H.O.M.E (Humanitarian Organization for M

    Tue, 01/12/2015

    In December 2015, BridgeAble came up with the idea of connecting donors to H.O.M.E (Humanitarian Organization for Migration Economics; http://www.home.org.sg) to help H.O.M.E fulfil their budgetary obligations for groceries/ toiletries for its approximately 60 residents. These residents are domestic workers who due to certain hardships,  are in the care of H.O.M.E until they can be placed...

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  • Keep Wildlife Wild!

    Sat, 05/09/2015

    Calling young artists and photographers to participate in a Wildlife Art and Photography exhibition aimed at raising awareness about wildlife in captivity. Send in an original wildlife photo or painting in any medium to be exhibited at Blue Bali, Cluny Road from 5th to 6th September. All exhibits will be auctioned and the proceeds will be donated to Wildlife SOS India.  

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  • Wildlife Benefit Quiz

    Sat, 05/09/2015

    Keep Wildlife Wild! Benefit Quiz

    Join us for a lively evening of quizzing with your family and friends in support of Wildlife SOS. Test your knowledge, win some prizes and have some laughs!

    Table quiz format: Tables of 10. Make up a table of 10 or comes on your own or in a small group, we can make teams!

    This event is hosted by Bridgeable Singapore in collaboration with...

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  • LEND A HAND, BRING A SMILE

    Fri, 06/03/2015

    'Lend a Hand, Bring a Smile' was organized at UWC East campus to build bridges between volunteers and volunteering opportunities at grassroots organizations in Singapore. 
    Beyond Social Services(BSS), HOME and Project Smile talked about their organization's needs in terms of both material and time. If one wanted to volunteer time, one could teach skills to kids or adults, help with...

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  • What are your Giving Fears?

    Sat, 29/11/2014

    Come with all your questions!  We have a rare opportunity to meet an expert and pioneer in the philanthropic space in India.

    Venkat Krishnan (IIMA 93 batch) is a pioneer in the web giving space.  He set up GiveIndia in 2000 with very high standards of transparency and accountability. GiveIndia today channels around Rs 55 crores (9 million USD) p.a. to over...

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  • A trip to ACRES

    Fri, 17/10/2014

    On October 17th, 32 children and 6 volunteer mums took a trip to ACRES. ACRES is an animal protection organization, driven by concern for animals. They carry out...

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  • The Migrant Worker Project with Sewa Day

    Sun, 05/10/2014

    The first Sunday of October has been celebrated as a day to do service (Sewa in Sanskrit).

    "On Sewa Day, thousands of good-hearted people across the world come together to perform Sewa and experience the joy of giving in its truest sense. By participating in this collective endeavour, we hope that the seeds of Sewa are watered so that acts...

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  • The Journey So Far by IDIA

    Wed, 03/09/2014

    BridgeAble along with the international law firm, Linklaters, hosted an awareness talk featuring IDIA. IDIA is the acronym for an Indian organisation: Increasing Diversity by Increasing Access. IDIA was conceived by alumni from Indian law schools. Its mission is to give access to marginalised and under-represented students to top Indian law schools via awareness and training. It is possible...

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  • Project IIMPrint

    Sat, 07/06/2014

    BridgeAble is working with PIIMA(Pan Indian Institute of Management Alumni) to conceptualize and run a program enabling PIIMA members and their families to actively engage in community service in Singapore. The program involves volunteerism, philanthropy and strategic events.  Various service events are planned over the next year focused on children and members of the elderly from lower income...

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  • Kids Vision for Life

    Mon, 19/05/2014

    Essilor-SINDA ‘Kids Vision for Life’ Eye Care camp was a strategic philanthropic collaboration between Essilor’s Vision Foundation (the charitable arm of Essilor, a world leader in lense manufacturing), SINDA  (a Singapore based self help group), Singapore Polytechnic (a leading Singapore educational institution),  BridgeAble and NPS (NPS International School, Singapore). 

    The eye camp...

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  • Open Forum with Dr. Prakash Amte

    Sun, 30/03/2014

    BridgeAble along with De Ideaz, organized a talk and open forum with Padma Shree and Magsaysay Award recipient, Dr. Prakash Amte. Dr Amte, a medical doctor, is the son of Baba Amte. Dr. Amte has dedicated his life to working with tribal communities in Maharashtra since the 1970s. 

    The talk was well attended by adults and children. It was inspiring to hear...

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  • Community Event for the Elderly

    Sun, 22/12/2013

    Conceptualised by Honorable Senior Minister of State for Law and Education Ms Indranee Rajah, we partnered with the Tanglin-Cairnhill Community Arts and Culture Club at the “Silver Screen under the Stars” movie screening event. 

    BridgeAble’s role was focused on bringing in donors who generously contributed to the purchase of sarees/sarongs for senior citizens.  Minister Rajah’s idea was...

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  • The ReachAble Fund

    Tue, 19/11/2013

    In mid 2013, BridgeAble created the concept of a grant fund (the 'Reachable Fund' or the 'Fund') with a targeted corpus amount of S$100,000. 

    Team BridgeAble started its outreach to donors comprising predominantly new members of the Indian community in Singapore. Within three weeks, more than the targeted corpus amount of S$100,000 was achieved. The Fund was closed in the last week of...

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  • Non Profit Crafts Event at School

    Tue, 29/10/2013

    In the run up to Deepavali, BridgeAble showcased hand crafted products like home furnishings from non profit organisations such as Gramshree and Protsahan at a staff event at the Canadian International School. Both the product designs and the empowerment missions of these non profit organisations were appreciated by teachers and staff members.

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  • Voices of Social Change

    Sun, 30/06/2013

    BridgeAble’s second initiative was a collaboration with the IIT (Indian Institute of Technology) Alumni Association where we moderated a panel discussion among three outstanding social entrepreneurs: Jack Sim of the World Toilet Association, Sourabh Sharma of Milaap and Veronica Gamez of Aidha. The diversity and depth of each entrepreneur’s work was inspiring.  Each touched on their...

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  • Youth Talk

    Sun, 07/04/2013

    BridgeAble decided to kick off its work with a family event centred around the future generation. Focusing on raising awareness in a family setting, our “Youth Talk” event saw "recycling and water management" presentations by teams comprising children aged between 10 and 16 years. The event was held at The Hub, Singapore National Youth Council Academy.

    Multiple...

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