26 October 2021
Giving back to low-income families, just like family
To some kids and parents, Si Hui and the folks at Glyph are more than a helping hand. They’re like family, supporting communities with an open mind.
5 October 2020
Interview with Minister Desmond Lee
We know your anxiety, your uncertainties, your worries during this COVID-19 crisis. We heard you. Glyph has requested for a 1-on-1 interview with the Ministry of Social & Family Development, for Minister Desmond Lee to address our community's concerns as well as to reassure the Singaporean population at large on how we are tackling this crisis, together.
THE BUSINESS TIMES
11 September 2019
Deliveroo riders can enrol their children in social enterprise programme at cheaper rate
The Glyph programme holds free and subsidised non-academic workshops and activities every week, to foster critical thinking and creativity. These include culinary boot camps, art classes, sports activities, and field trips to attractions such as KidZania and iFly.
THE STRAITS TIME
1 August 2019
$12m boost for inclusive sport
Social enterprise Glyph, which offers sports activities, workshops and programmes for those aged between five and 17 from underprivileged backgrounds, is one organisation that could also benefit from the fund.
While it has 300 active participants monthly out of 1,000 registered members, Glyph director Shaun Wang believes that it can do more to reach out to more youths
THE STRAITS TIME
9 April 2021
Affordable enrichment centre for children launched in Jalan Besar
Families in Jalan Besar now have access to affordable enrichment activities for children at a centre launched on Friday
THE BUSINESS TIMES
18 May 2020
Banding together for a good cause
A family has resorted to begging for just-expired food and drinks from the convenience store, and another's application to renew their financial assistance has been delayed for over a month, which has caused distress to the parents of five children.
These are just some issues that the team at Glyph, an investment-backed social enterprise, has faced over the past few months ever since the introduction of the circuit breaker measures - to stem the spread of Covid-19 - on April 7.
4 September 2019
President’s Challenge Social Enterprise Award 2019
Weili and Si Hui had the privilege to speak to the President herself during the President’s Challenge Ceremony. Here’s what she said:
“Enjoyed speaking to the young team from Glyph Pte Ltd, who shared their aspirations of making quality education accessible and affordable for underprivileged children and youths.”
31 July 2019
S$12 million fund to help vulnerable persons gain access to sporting programmes
Social enterprise Glyph, which focuses on helping youths from low-income or disadvantaged households, told CNA that the fund can also be used to expand its programme offerings.
“From squash to ice skating to rock climbing; it's really just giving these kids something they might not have
MINISTER DESMOND LEE
3 April 2021
Giving back amidst challenge
Despite the challenges businesses are facing, it is heartening to see them working hard to give back amidst COVID-19.
While classes have been suspended, their care for the children continues. The team from Glyph has been performing house visits to distribute bread to some of the children and their families, while practising safe distancing. They are also looking into trying out video calls so they can check in on more families, to ensure they are keeping well.
THE STRAITS TIMES
3 May 2020
Social enterprise, eateries team up to deliver free meals in Bukit Merah
Every weekday, social enterprise Glyph delivers free lunch and dinner to 50 children and their families living in rental flats in Bukit Merah. The meals include rice with meat and vegetables, noodles or burgers.
The initiative, which started on April 20, aims to ease the families' worries about putting food on the table amid
THE NEW PAPER
1 August 2019
S$12 million fund announced to help the disadvantaged through sport
Shaun Wang, 29, director at Glyph, a social enterprise that provides holistic education and sports programmes for less privileged children and youths, said that his firm will be applying for the Development grant.
Glyph runs sports programmes from their only centre in the central area for about 280 children and youths a
TANJONG PAGAR TOWN COUNCIL
31 May 2019
A symbol of strength & courage moves into Radin Mas
On April 5, Mr Sam Tan joined Glyph’s partners, sponsors and members to celebrate Glyph’s move to a new home in Bukit Merah Central.
Glyph makes holistic education accessible for disadvantaged youth by organising activities, workshops and non-academic programmes designed to foster critical thinking and built