Back To School 2017 Event.
Another year has come to an end, and Parents Without Partners organised its yearly Back To School on 3rd December 2016, in Dewan Masyarakat Angsana, USJ1.
Back to School event is to render assistant to single parents in preparation for their school going children for the coming year 2017. In preparation for this event, PWP have received monetary aid, grocery and goodie bags contribution from various group, such as corporations, church community and individuals. The monetary contribution is used to purchase gift vouchers from a hypermarket and given to the recipient on the eventful day.
The event started off with a short game, followed by a short speech by the Co-Founders Sanice Kam, and Social Coordinator, Jayapratha Batumalai. After which, a group of 12 children from Reading Station’s dancing class performed a bollywood dance titled ‘Chamak Chalo’ and a Malay dangdut song for the closing of the event. These children were coached by Operation Manager, Adrian Ong together with a volunteer and rehearsed the entire routine for 3 months. Indeed it was a lot of hard work and was entertaining. A child from Reading Station also performed by reciting a short story titled “The Mouse deer and The Crocodile” coached by Social Coordinator Jayapratha B. Many parents were encouraged to witness these children performing, to showcase talents and confidence at the same time.
Co-Founder Sanice Kam and Lim Lian See together distributed the gift voucher with grocery aid and goodie bags to a total number of 40 families. Single parents and their children were extremely happy and glad that their burden is lifted up, for the coming year. Soon after, all guests partake to an afternoon meal of delicious mushroom spaghetti, aglio olio and hawaiian bun.