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Facing the future bravely – together

INDIA • Sheroes Hangout, with its tasteful decor and lively graffiti, is tucked away between some nondescript eateries, across from a five-star luxury hotel.

In Agra, famous as the city of the Taj Mahal, the cafe is on the map for a unique reason: It is run by women who have survived acid attacks.

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Cooking their way to independence

SOUTH KOREA • Ms Jihey Lee was a successful marketer at an IT company when she decided to give it all up in 2008 and set up a social enterprise helping marginalised women.

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Couple leave $6 million to NKF, SPCA and hospice

Mr and Mrs Gerry and Jo Essery who died in 2015 and 2013 respectively. PHOTO:NFK

Two Britons met in South Africa during World War II, got married, then eventually decided to make Singapore their home. Now, the late Mr Gerry Essery and Mrs Jo Essery are giving back to their adopted home, with a $6 million legacy donation.

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‘Gorilla man’ still crawling London Marathon

A man crawling the London Marathon dressed as a gorilla is approaching the course’s half-way point, three days after the race began.

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They help feed kids in Nepalese town

In a small town on the outskirts of central Nepal stand three greenhouse farms.

Vegetables and tomatoes, as well as high-value crops like shiitake mushrooms and herbs, are grown there.

The farms were built thanks to $31,000 raised by two Singaporean students.

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让贫困者填饱肚子 爱心冰箱传温情

凭着不浪费社会资源的信念,一家五金建筑材料公司在店门口摆了一台大冰箱让热心人士捐出多馀的食物,帮助经济面对问题的家庭免费自行取用,并在成功推行後,将扩大到旗下多家分店。

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何爷爷的移动乐园

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操场上,重达2850公斤的塑胶布,充气后缓缓升起,一座长达五十八公尺、五层楼高的滑水道矗立眼前。小朋友们迫不及待冲上去,边滑边放声尖叫,一起身,又赶紧再去排队。

另一头,是全台唯一的一座迪士尼卡通马桶造形滑水道,原本安静排队等待的小朋友们,一看到何茂成,突然一拥而上,「何爷爷好!何爷爷你来了。」「何爷爷,我们好想你喔。」

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