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Arts Reaching Four Corners Charity Fundraiser

‘Arts Reaching Four Corners’ (AR4CO) a not for profit NGO co-founded by Singaporeans, Noella Yan and Kailin Yong (also known as acoustic duo Ella and Kai).  The charity is a global arts education outreach initiative to bring the joy of the arts to orphans and disadvantaged children around the world. Noella and Kailin works directly with orphanages, schools, teachers and communities in third world countries, to develop an arts syllabus which will complement the mainstream curriculum of numeracy and literacy. This year, AR4CO will be launching a pilot program of art and music education for an orphanage in Myanmar. Generation 414 is pleased to partner with AR4CO to raise much-needed funds for this initiative. Together with the Merlion Club, we will...

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#BeHerChange - Change together to STOP sex trafficking

Generation 414 is a social enterprise with the mission to alleviate poverty and abolish sex trafficking in our lifetime. We spoke to founder Christine about why urgent, powerful action is needed and how each one of us can all be part of the solution.  Written by Rachel GanlyEdited by Amra Naidoo  Pushing through hot city streets in Asia one summer break, Christine found herself directly confronted by the reality of sex trafficking. Her Asian descent meant that male tourists mistook her for a local prostitute. Experiencing first-hand the callous treatment women received, she was at first infuriated. “They would come up to me and ask “How much for one night?”. Streets were lined with teenage girls selling their bodies. It...

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What’s your cause? - Generation 414 feature on The Huffington Post

(Originally written by Raphael Lim on 19 Sep 2016)  With the current economy not likely to see light anytime soon, it becomes likely that more people will tighten their purse strings and become more selective over which charities to contribute to. So the question then becomes what other ways can contribute to society and have that feel good feeling with what I have to give? We had spoken with Christine Teo from Generation 414 an advocate against human trafficking to understand what needs to be done and have came up with simple steps on how to improve communities and the people around us. Don’t Judge just Listen It’s easy to judge the circumstances on how people have gotten to the state that...

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iMind Update (Winter Edition)

Generation 414 feature in iMind Newsletter by Mind Australia    Name: Christine Teo Role: National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Project Officer How long have you been with Mind? Since 2010, including a year-long break to set up an Anti-Trafficking NGO in Asia in 2014. Favourite hobby: Baking cupcakes and sharing them around. Worst habit: Not drinking enough water. Favourite hobby: Baking cupcakes and sharing them around. Worst habit: Not drinking enough water. Worst habit: Not drinking enough water. I’ve loved working for Mind in various roles. It is a wonderful organisation with great culture that believes in helping people gain better mental health and wellbeing while also improving the quality of their lives. Outside office hours, I run a social enterprise...

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The Generation 414 Team

Christine Teo  Christine Teo, a business graduate and registered social worker is the Founder of Generation 414. During a tour through South East Asia, one summer break, Christine was brutally confronted with the way the local women were callously treated by male tourists. At night, streets were lined with high-school aged girls and children selling their bodies for cash. Christine was often approached by male tourists and mistaken to be a prostitute during her visit because of her Asian descent. This infuriated her and it was this anguish lead her to create Generation 414 to address the issue of sexual exploitation.  Christine has international experience in combating sexual exploitation and human trafficking. She is actively involved in many community outreach...

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