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Goducate workers from Philippines and Indonesia attend leadership training in Singapore

11 Goducate workers from the Philippines and 3 from Indonesia attended an intensive 5-day training course (April 25-30) in leadership at the Goducate headquarters in Singapore. They were joined by 7 Singaporean Goducate volunteers.

The trainer, Jerome Joseph, an experienced human resources consultant and coach, made the course very … … Read More

Goducate in Indonesia celebrates its 5th anniversary

Goducate in Indonesia held a Summit on July 29-31 on Samosir Island to celebrate its 5th anniversary. Samosir is an island (almost the size of Singapore) in Lake Toba (South-east Asia’s largest lake), Sumatra, Indonesia. Almost 60 of the team (Indonesians, Filipinos, and Singaporeans) attended the Summit. Since the … … Read More

Happy Happy English students appreciate friendship with Goducate volunteers

One aim of Goducate’s Happy Happy English program in Singapore is to teach foreign workers functional English. An equally important aim is to offer some friendship to these workers, who have had to leave family and friends to work long hours here and to live in huge dormitories that … … Read More

Goducate helps food blogger spread happiness to migrant workers through food

Singaporean general practitioner Dr Leslie Tay, well known for his ieatishootipost blog, had been wanting to express his gratitude to the thousands of migrant workers who help build up the country, and naturally he did it through food. He organised a meal for 500 workers living in one of … … Read More

Founder of Goducate selected as Channel News Asia’s Asians of the Year

Goducate’s Happy Happy English program is featured in newspapers on anniversary of Little India riot

Monday Dec 8 was the first anniversary of the riot in Little India that prompted Goducate to set up the Happy Happy English program in foreign workers’ dormitories in Singapore. Little India is a district in Singapore where Indian shops are concentrated and where foreign workers from the Indian … … Read More

Happy Happy English students in two dormitories celebrate end of term

October saw Happy Happy English students in two foreign-worker dormitories in Singapore celebrate their end of term. For the dormitory in Tuas, at the western tip of Singapore, it was the second end-of-term celebration. Here, Goducate’s Happy Happy English program had started in January. The program had started at … … Read More

MHC Asia celebrates its 20th anniversary with $200,000 gift to Goducate

MHC Asia is Goducate’s main corporate sponsor and, true to form, one of the highlights of its 20th anniversary celebrations on Oct 13 was the presentation of a $200,000 cheque to Goducate.

MHC Asia adopted Goducate as its corporate social responsibility (CSR) in 2009, and has been allocating up … … Read More