Helping people was one of the things I wanted to do during my teenage years. My teachers taught our class before that not everything happening in our surroundings is about us. It was when I learned that many people need assistance from the government and different organisations to give them a chance to survive and understand the things that lead them to be in their situation. So, I used various resources to understand the community and how to create a difference and spread goodness. When I did know how to start, a relative told me to join a charity organisation in Singapore, and it is what I did.
4 REASONS I JOINED A CHARITY ORGANISATION IN SINGAPORE
Joining a charity organisation was one of the good decisions I made. It opened me to many things in my life and others. I realised that people do not experience everything I have, giving me more ideas about helping them have the same opportunity. There is no harm in assisting others, especially when I see their situation. Because of this, I took the chance to help them by having these reasons:1. I WANTED TO HELP DIFFERENT COMMUNITIES
Many people need assistance, especially those who are living in poverty. At first, I did not know how to help them. I knew I needed assistance to do my plans, so I searched for professionals known in the industry. I learned many things from them, especially in realising that helping is not all about giving something to people. It includes thorough planning and consideration of things I cannot control.
2. I ENCOUNTERED PEOPLE WITH THE SAME PERSPECTIVE ON HELPING PEOPLE
Aside from helping the community, I also knew people who had the same plans and goals for the people. It was warming to see them and share the ideas we have to improve the situation of others. They might be small and nothing to some, but they can impact lives. I appreciated the job more, considering that many are willing to donate and help. I also understood how to do crowdfunding in Singapore and what it can do in a project.
3. I WANTED TO LEARN HOW TO START AN ORGANISATION FOR OTHERS
I wanted to learn how to start an organisation, so I needed to learn from professionals. Good thing I joined one that is dedicated to what they do, giving me more learnings and understanding that everything is not easy and how to face the challenges. Corporate social responsibility or CSR activities in Singapore also made charity work better, knowing that businesses are also into helping.
4. I BECAME MORE OPEN TO WHAT IS HAPPENING TO OTHER PEOPLE
My eyes became more open to what was happening to other people. Even if I knew, it is still better to see more. It is one of the reasons why I joined organisations and checked what they do to help.
There are many reasons I joined private organisations that help others, and here are just some. These helped me focus on helping people, considering that I have the energy and resources to do them. But aside from assisting others, I also learned about tax relief and donation in Singapore by visiting the Singapore Children’s Society website.