The aim of this book is to encourage Singaporeans to give back to society and this applies not only to the wealthy but also to everyone. Giving back to society could take the form of donation of money, contributing one's time, skills, effort and so on.Both Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong have spoken extensively about the need for our society to care for the less fortunate, and that we should aspire to become a "giving society". It is hoped that the stories in this book will imbue readers with a spirit of giving.The book includes first-hand accounts by a wide spectrum of people - from renowned philanthropits to common folks. It contains interesting anecdotes with insights into each individual's thought and feelings with regard to giving. The book is written in an easy-to-read style and contains attractive photos and stirring pictures.This book contains real-life stories of some 100 people and groups who have given generously in various ways, particularly in Singapore. The areas in which they have contributed include education, medicine and for poverty alleviation programs.
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd
Number of pages: 136
Dimensions: 230 x 227 x 14 mm
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