Donate a 3G Phone to Migrant Workers
By April 2017, mobile phone signals in the 2G band will be cut off. Foreign workers with low-cost 2G phones will no longer have the means to call anyone for help should they face problems, e.g. injury, illness, salary issues or urgent unfair deportation. With their low salaries, they may find it hard to purchase new 3G phones. TWC2 is hoping for donations of used 3G phones (with chargers), or cash donations to enable us to buy secondhand phones for them...
Ended on 15 Mar 2017 - Read more
International Migrants' Day - Mass Picnic
A mass picnic opposite Mustafa Centre in Little India yesterday afternoon saw more than 5,000 foreign workers and Singaporeans turning up to mark International Migrants Day, which falls on Dec 18. Some of the workers received handmade “Thank you” cards penned by school children in Singapore, and youth volunteers from the National Youth Council’s Young ChangeMakers team mingled with the workers to chat and play games. There was also a photo exhibition...
14 Dec 2015 - Read more
Public Forum on the Prevalence of Abuse and Exploitation of Domestic Workers
There are approximately 243,000 migrant domestic workers in Singapore and by 2030, the government has projected that the numbers may rise to 300,000. What is the prevalence of exploitation and abuse among these women? The Singapore Ministry of Manpower says that the unique nature of live-in domestic work makes it difficult to legislate and regulate domestic work. What does this mean in terms of ensuring...
17 Dec 2017 - Read more
Remittance Film Screening
Join Aidha, Aware and HOME for another set of screenings of Remittance film on
Thursday, 14th September at 7pm and Sunday, 17th September 2017 at 3pm! Thanks
again to the generous support of Mastercard, we are able to offer the screenings
for free to all foreign domestic workers.
Remittance is a fictional portrayal of the lives of low-wage migrant workers in Singapore shot with a cast including domestic workers and Aidha alumni. Remittance follows Marie, a woman from the Philippines...
17 Sept 2017 - Read more
May Day Migrant Workers Celebration
More than 3,000 migrant workers took a breather for some fun on May 15 at a day-long May Day celebration organised by the Migrant Workers' Centre (MWC). The celebration took place at the new Terusan Recreation Centre (TRC) in Jurong, which was officially launched by Minister of State for Manpower Teo Ser Luck in the evening. MWC said the celebration was a way of showing gratitude and solidarity with the migrant workers, who have contributed to the development of Singapore...
15 May 2016 - Read more
It is a get-together for residents, patrons and visitors of Little India in the Singai Tamil Sangam Maya Dance Theatre in Kampong Kapor. A play on the word Chapati (an Indian flatbread), the Kapor ChatParty was organised by the Octopus Residency, a ground-up initiative to foster a closer sense of community in Little India...
21 July 2016 - Read more