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How honour makes trust possible

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“Prisoners who come out of prison are the most difficult group of people to reintegrate back into society.” Despite this bleak prospect, Anil David could not ignore the vision he had glimpsed while working in the prison-based call centre, and the aspiration he had – to help many others like himself. But how could he, an ‘unbankable’ ex-offender, get the capital to make his dream come true? This is the story of how honour – working hard to rebuild his integrity and to regain the trust of those around him – made the difference.

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In Honour of Children with Special Needs

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The worth of a child can never be measured by her grades, abilities, or achievements. Meet Sarah, the princess of her family. Meet her brother Shawn, who muses that “Perhaps, we are the special ones and she is the normal one.” Meet a family that embraces their special needs child as a special gift.

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In Honour of Teachers

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Having a teacher who believes in you is powerful and inspirational indeed – and no one knows this better than Jaryl Tay. In this short film, Jaryl recounts how he went from a rotten apple to a SEA Games gold medallist. Indeed, teachers have the power to make or break a life; such is their power to influence a child’s beliefs about himself. We honour you, teachers – as you, likewise, endeavour to honour the seeds of potential placed in your hands.

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In Honour of our National Athletes

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History was made at the Rio Olympics as Singapore won its first gold medal. Joseph Schooling has been widely celebrated, and rightly so. However, we would be missing the woods for the trees if we only celebrate the win. For every race in the public eye, our national athletes like Schooling clock thousands of hours of training – they fight through pain, fatigue, discouragement and injury behind the scenes. Hadrian Ro is one such athlete. And as a national student athlete who represents Singapore in canoeing, sporting glory comes at a heavy price as he juggles full-time studies with the demands of competing in the sporting arena….

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In Honour of Friendship

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As the saying goes, money can separate close friends – what more, strangers? A Bangladeshi migrant worker finds himself mired in debt after his brother, also a migrant worker, committed suicide. He is left shouldering the debt that his brother left behind. A kind stranger steps in to help, but his trust is tested each time as the migrant worker asks for yet another loan. Is he being taken for a ride? Or will their friendship find its footing despite their contrasting backgrounds, and transcend national, racial and religious lines? We’re happy to say that this true story has garnered over 230,000 views online. Why…

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To Dad with Love

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How does it feel to be the daughter of one of the Invisible People of Singapore? Nur Khairah, a young filmmaker, knows this bittersweet reality first-hand. She produced and co-wrote this true-to-life short film about her dad – one of the many silent heroes who work hard to keep Singapore moving. It is also a poignant reminder how disappointment and unmet expectations can threaten our relationships. How we respond in the face of disappointment can either break or break our closest ties. Choose love, always. We’re happy to say that this has become our most popular short film to date. Happy…

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