journal

17 March 2018

A Big Thank you to SRT for their generous sponsorship of 70 tickets for our children beneficiaries from our Free Tuition Programme to watch the musical adaptation of Hans Christian Anderson’s “The Nightingale.” The children had an awesome time and for most of them, it was their first time experiencing a live theatre musical.

6 January 2018

Cape of Colours Free Tuition Programme 2018 commences with an enrolment of more than 200 students inclusive of Primary and Secondary students.

21 December 2017

A Big Thank you to JTH Group for hosting a wonderful Christmas Party for 20 children beneficiaries from our Free Tuition Programme as part of their corporate social responsibility. The children thoroughly enjoy the office tour, the terrarium workshop, the sumptuous lunch buffet and the Christmas gifts.

 

Cape of Colours presents Lighthouse School with 10 iPads, 2 Logitech bluetooth keyboards and $100 itunes card as part of our Bridge Project initiative to enhance the learning environment of the visually impaired students through assistive technology.

25 November 2017

Cape of Colours presents book vouchers totaling $15,120 to 164 financially challenged students from our Free Tuition Programme. Rev Drs Robert & Marion Lim presents Neo Peng Hui with the Robert & Marion Lim Scholarship to study at the Nanyang Technological University. Peng Hui is the first recipient of this scholarship. We also present awards to our Top 3 PSLE students and gifts of appreciation to our volunteer tutors.

27 October 2017

Mr Paresh Bellani, Assistant Regional Treasurer for Asia Pacific represents Cargill to present Cape of Colours scholarship awards to fifteen students from Northbrooks Secondary School. The 2017 Cape of Colours Scholarship for Northbrooks is co-sponsored by Cargill Asia Pacific Treasury and Cape of Colours.

13 October 2017

Cape of Colours participates in the first Asian Youth Theatre Festival 2017 at SCAPE in setting up a booth to promote our social cause at the flea market.

7 October 2017

We had a good turnout of new registrants for 2018 during our Free Tuition Registration for the financially needy students living in Yishun.

7 September 2017

Student volunteers from Hwa Chong Institution provides extra tuition for our P5 and P6 students from our Free Tuition program every Wednesday as part of their learning service project.

26 August 2017

Cape of Colours partners Yellowren Productions as a supporting sponsor of the annual School Canvas Art and Modern Dance Competition held in conjunction with Yellowren Arts Festival 2017. Our Bridge Project with Evergreen Secondary School concludes with the students showcasing their art works at Yellowren Arts Festival 2017.

27 June 2017

In partnership with Yellowren, our Bridge Project initiates our 2nd year of Transformative Arts Programme bringing an arts-based enrichment curriculum to engage, influence and impact the students of Evergreen Secondary School.

15 June 2017

Cape of Colours partners Yellowren to organize a one-day Arts Camp for Primary 4 to 6 students as part of an enrichment programme, immersing in a creative music session with Vocal Coach Jessica Tea, and learning the art of cooking with Chef Tim Ong in the foodology session.

9 June 2017

A Big Thank You to Cargill in Singapore for their generous donation as part of their corporate social responsibility in support of Cape of Colours Scholarship.

14 May 2017

Coffee for Cape kicks off today with our volunteer baristas pulling the shots. All proceeds from the sales of coffee and drinks will go to Cape of Colours.

7 April 2017

Cape of Colours received “Friends of the School 2017” award from Northbrooks Secondary School during their Speech & Prize giving Day 2017 in appreciation of 5 years of partnership.

31 March 2017

A Big Thank You to our youth volunteers for helping out with Lighthouse School at the National Youth Para Athletics Championship at Hougang Stadium! Our youth volunteers got to befriend the little ones and run alongside them in their races!

9 March 2017

Cape of Colours presents scholarship awards to 15 students from Evergreen Secondary School during Evergreen's Honours Day.

7 February 2017

A Big Thank You to MindChamps Preschool @ Fusionoplis! This is the fourth year that MindChamps Preschool @ Fusionopolis has generously committed to give back financially to support the cause of Cape of Colours under our Give Back initiative.

14 January 2017

Cape of Colours welcomes a group of 22 undergraduates from SUTD and SMU who having participated in Project Ket Noi, a student-led overseas community services project in Vietnam, continues their spirit of volunteerism as teacher aides with Cape of Colours in our Free Tuition Programme.

10 January 2017

Cape of Colours commences our weekday Story Castle Mandarin and English enrichment classes. Our bi-monthly weekly classes under our Free Tuition initiative offers children the opportunity to learn and have fun with Mandarin and English through the art of story telling.

7 January 2017

Cape of Colours Free Tuition Programme 2017 commences with an enrolment of more than 200 students inclusive of Primary and Secondary levels from our Yishun community. We are thankful for the upgraded facilities that the students can get to enjoy while learning at the atrium.

5 December 2016

Cape of Colours is one of the selected beneficiaries of ERC Institute SG in their Christmas Bazaar 2016 at BIGWORK, from 5th to 7th of December.

22 November 2016

Cape of Colours presents an appreciation plaque and gift to Mr Chia Nam Hwee for his years of dedicated service from 2013 to 2016 teaching and empowering our underprivileged students in the Upper Primary Mandarin Class under our Free Tuition Programme. Mr Chia will be retiring next year.

21 November 2016

Cape of Colours presents book vouchers totaling $14,000 to some 129 financially challenged Primary and Secondary students and 4 volunteers in our Free Tuition Programme. We had Mr Ong Ye Kung, Minister for Education (Higher Education and Skills) and MP for Sembawang GRC to present the book vouchers. We also had a wonderful mini music performance put up by the students from Yellowren School Of Music.

4 November 2016

Cape of Colours is the beneficiary of Cause, Coffee SG who is fundraising at the Boutiques Fair Singapore at the F1 Pit Building on 4 & 5 November 2016.

28 October 2016

Ms. Jasmine Chang, our Partnership Development Manager presents Cape of Colours scholarship awards to thirteen students from Northbrooks Secondary School. Cape of Colours also receives a token of appreciation from the Principal, Mrs Helen Chong.

26 October 2016

Our Bridge Project with Evergreen Secondary School concludes with the students showcasing their art pieces in a mini-exhibition at their school. The students also help to facilitate live workshops to share with their fellow students what they had learnt through the 8 sessions of Transformative Arts Programme.

8 October 2016

We had a good turnout of new registrants for 2017 during our Free Tuition Registration for the financially needy students living in Yishun.

25 September 2016

We are grateful to MindChamps Preschool @ Fusionopolis who has generously committed for the third year in a row to give back financially to support the cause of Cape of Colours.

29 August 2016

We conclude our Bridge Project with Northview Secondary School. It was wonderful to see the students engage and learning from the two sessions of Transformative Arts Programme. Each student receives a specially prepared goody bag containing merchandise from our partner Yellowren Productions.

25 August 2016

Art Educates. Through the arts, students learn about resourcefulness, creativity, patience, courage and resilience which in turn can be applied to their academics and other areas of development. In partnership with Yellowren, our Bridge Project initiates 8 sessions of Transformative Arts Programme with students of Evergreen Secondary School.

16 August 2016

In partnership with Yellowren Productions. Cape of Colours kicks off our Transformative Arts Programme with Northview Secondary School.

19 July 2016

Cape of Colours sponsors one Epson Interactive WXGA 3LCD Projector for Lighthouse School that benefits their hearing-impaired students. This touch-enabled interactive projector takes kinesthetic learning to new heights allowing the hearing-impaired students to physically interact with the image or lesson that is projected onto the whiteboard and functions like a smart-board.

22 May 2016

Cape of Colours holds its annual Bazaar at 577 Yishun Ring Road.

19 March 2016

Our volunteers from Verve Music School stage a mini-performance on Cape of Colours' superheroes piano located at Blk 745 Yishun St 72.

17 March 2016

Cape of Colours is excited to share our “superheroes” piano with our Yishun community at Blk 745 Yishun Street 72 that is part of “Play Me I’M Yours,” a global street piano community project.

13 March 2016

Cape of Colours is one of 25 social organizations at the official launch event of "Play Me I'M Yours," a global street piano community project held at OCBC Square. Working with our artist Jaxton Su, our piano's design reflects Cape of Colours’ endeavours to empower financially challenged students and nurture them in their development to reach their potential and be of positive impact in the community.

12 March 2016

Cape of Colours collaborates with Yellowren Productions to organise an arts enrichment programme during the March School Holidays for a group of students to have fun with art and learn how they could conquer their fears and limitations.

10 March 2016

Cape of Colours presents scholarship awards to 7 students from Evergreen Secondary School during Evergreen's 16th Honours Day.

12 January 2016

Cape of Colours launches Story Castle English enrichment class in addition to our Mandarin Story Castle today. The 10-session weekly classes under our Free Tuition initiative offers children the opportunity to learn and have fun with Mandarin and English through the art of story telling.

9 January 2016

Cape of Colours Free Tuition Programme 2016 commences with an enrolment of more than 230 students inclusive of Primary and Secondary students. In 2016, Cape of Colours initiates an English class for Secondary 3 & 4 students and looks forward to having a Chemistry class for Secondary 4 students this February!

21 December 2015

Cape of Colours presents our top 3 PSLE students from Cape of Colours Free Tuition Programme - Wong Jun Heng (272), Precilia Ang (253) and David Sun (247) with a $100 Popular Book Voucher and a Samsung smart camera each!

21 November 2015

Cape of Colours presents book vouchers totalling $15,120 to some 126 financially challenged Primary and Secondary students in our Free Tuition Programme with a wonderful mini music performance put up by the students from Yellowren's School Of Music.

23 October 2015

Ms. Kee Poh Li, Cape of Colours Board of Director, presents Cape of Colours scholarship awards to thirteen students from Northbrooks Secondary School. Cape of Colours also receives a token of appreciation from the Principal, Mrs Helen Chong.

10 October 2015

We had a good turnout of new registrants for our Free Tuition Registration for 2016. Our Free Tuition Programme was established to give back to the community, specifically to motivate and help the financially-needy students in Yishun to achieve their potential academically.

27 September 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake thoughtfully designed by Flour Fancies to Fanny from our Free Tuition Programme who turned 12 on 25 September.

29 August 2015

Cape of Colours is the festival’s cause and beneficiary of Yellowren Arts Festival 2015 at Lower Seletar Reservoir Park. We believe in the power of the arts in connecting with the community and acted as the supporting sponsor of the School Canvas Art and Modern Dance Competition held in conjunction with the Yellowren Arts Festival.

August 2015

Cape of Colours collaborates with volunteers from Evangel to help renew the home of one of our financially-needy students in our Free Tuition Programme over a span of one month. A big thank you to all the volunteers for the fantastic hard work rendered for the family!

6 August 2015

Cape of Colours delivers an early surprise birthday cake creatively baked by Flour Fancies to David from our Free Tuition Programme who was turning 14 soon.

12 July 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake beautifully designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Cassia from our Free Tuition Programme who turns a happy 12.

27 June 2015

Cape of Colours organises a June holidays motivational workshop crafted specially for the students of our Free Tuition Programme. The program serves to motivate our students to go beyond classroom learning and to inspire them to develop creativity, leadership or communication skills through experiential learning with inspirational stories from our guest speakers, Jaclyn Yeo and Glen Lim.

9 June 2015

Cape of Colours together with The Kingdom Kids host a "Books Cafe" June holidays enrichment program for the Primary 1 and 2 students in our Yishun Community. The students get to learn and have fun with English through the art of reading and story telling and enjoy a fun-filled interaction of board games with light refreshments.

17 July 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake to Aljon from our Free Tuition Programme who turns 8. Thank you Flour Fancies for sponsoring and creating this amazing birthday cakes specially designed for our June birthday boy!

5 May 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Qianrou and Qianyi, our May birthday students from our Free Tuition Programme, who both turned 8 yesterday.

24 April 2015

Cape of Colours officially launched our library for the students of our Free Tuition Programme. A BIG Thank You to all our donors who had generously donated items or supported us at our recent Cape of Colours Fundraising Bazaar. All proceeds from the bazaar will be used to acquire new library books and we have added 148 new books to date. Our library enables children in our Free Tuition Programme to cultivate a habit of reading through the wide variety of books.

22 April 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Rowanna, our April birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 9 today.

12 April 2015

Cape of Colours has successfully held its fundraising bazaar! A Big Thank You to all who had generously donated the fundraising bazaar items and also to all who were present to support our cause! All proceeds from this bazaar will go towards the purchase of new library books to cultivate a habit of reading for the students of our Free Tuition Programme.

30 March 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to En Qi, our March birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 10 today.

13 March 2015

A Big Thank You to our youth volunteers for helping out with Lighthouse School at the 6th National Special Schools Track and Field Championships 2015 on 13 March 2015 at Hougang Stadium! Our youth volunteers had a great time befriending the little ones and running alongside them in their race!

17 February 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Denise Lim Ming Choo, our February birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 10 today.

6 February 2015

Cape of Colours presents Scholarship Awards to seven students from Yishun Town Secondary School. A token of appreciation was presented to Cape of Colours by the Principal, Ms Sharon Yeo.

1 February 2015

Thank you MindChamps Preschool @ Fusionopolis for their generous commitment to give back financially to support the cause of Cape of Colours under our Give Back initiative.

31 January 2015

Cape of Colours Free Tuition Programme launches our very own Library @ Free Tuition, allowing students currently enrolled in the Free Tuition to be able to read and borrow books.

20 January 2015

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Wei Xiang, our January birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 12 today.

6 January 2015

Cape of Colours purchased a Topaz desktop video magnifier for Lighthouse School under Cape of Colours Bridge Project. The equipment is capable of a magnification of up to 77 times so as to ease the academic pursuits of the visually impaired students.

1 December 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Jia Ling, our December birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 14 today.

22 November 2014

Cape of Colours presented book vouchers totalling $15,460 to some 139 financially challenged Primary and Secondary students in our Free Tuition Programme. We had Mr. Patrick Tay (MP of Nee Soon East Constituency) as our guest of honour to present the book vouchers. We also had a wonderful mini music performance put up by the students from Yellowren's School Of Music.

6 November 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Sherlyn, our November birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 11 today.

26 October 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Ming Hui, our October birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 11 today.

24 October 2014

On 24 October 2014, Mr. Paul Goh, our Chairman of CAPE of Colours presented Scholarship Awards to 15 students from Northbrooks Secondary School during their Awards Presentation Ceremony.

5 September 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Ze Sheng, our September birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 8 today.

27 August 2014

Cape of Colours will be the supporting sponsor of Yellowren's Inter-School Canvas Art Competition 2014 with the theme "Between Us," organized in conjunction with Yellowren Arts Festival 2014 (www.yraf.org) on Saturday, 30 August at Lower Seletar Reservoir Park.

Cape of Colours is grateful and honoured to be the beneficiary of Yellowren Productions and as the cause of Yellowren Arts Festival 2014 from 29 to 31 August 2014 at Lower Seletar Reservoir Park.

19 August 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Boon Swee, our August birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 12 today.

25 July 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Reagan, our July birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 8 today.

6 July 2014

Cape of Colours helps to bridge the students of Si Ling Secondary School with our student volunteers from Warwick Finance Societies, Warwick University in our latest BRIDGE Project. It was a meaningful and memorable time for the students as they interacted and exchanged with each other their cultures and experiences. The students also had an awesome time of partnership to bring cheers to the residents of a home for the disabled, featuring wonderful band and dance performances from Si Ling Secondary School.

26 June 2014

Cape of Colours comes alongside 40 financially-challenged students of Si Ling Secondary School to provide them with monthly financial aid required for their meal and transport subsidy scheme in their 2014 school year.

26 June 2014

Cape of Colours delivers 40 designer suitcase bags to Si Ling Secondary School for 40 students, generously donated by our partner YACHT 21, a Singapore-based designer label in the "bag for bag" initiative.

6 June 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Zunah, our June birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who is turning 14.

9 May 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Glynis Ho, our May birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 7 today.

24 April 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Jervis Yong, our April birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 7 today.

25 March 2014

Cape of Colours launches Story Castle, a weekday enrichment class under our Free Tuition Initiative today. This 10-session weekly class offers children the opportunity to learn and have fun with Mandarin through the art of story telling.

11 March 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Na Yan, our March birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 9 today.

19 February 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Yong Sheng, our February birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 10 tomorrow.

2 February 2014

Under Cape Of Colours’ Giving Back Initiative, MindChamps Preschool @ Fusionopolis has generously committed to give back financially to support the cause of Cape of Colours.

2 February 2014

Cape of Colours uploads a video to thank and appreciate all our donors for their generous donation towards the beneficiaries of Cape of Colours.

17 January 2014

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Javier, our January birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 9 tomorrow.

14 January 2014

Cape of Colours launches her 3rd BRIDGE Project in collaboration with Canberra Secondary School to purchase a portable cabin that will complement the school's "Butterfly Lodge," an after-school drop-in centre for at-risk students. The cabin will be utilised to conduct various activities, lessons, programmes and the initiation of entrepreneur projects that will benefit the students who are at risk of dropping out of school.

29 December 2013

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Heng Leong, our December birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 12 on 31 December 2013.

22 November 2013

Cape of Colours is honoured to have our Guest of Honour, Mr Patrick Tay, MP for Nee Soon GRC (Nee Soon East) to present book vouchers totaling $15,160 to some 143 students from our Free Tuition Programme.

15 November 2013

Cape of Colours delivers 15 designer suitcase bags to Northbrooks Secondary School for 15 students, generously donated by our partner YACHT 21, a Singapore-based designer label in the "Bag for Bag" initiative.

14 November 2013

Cape of Colours receives a Certificate of Appreciation from Mr Koh Poh Kwang, Principal of Lighthouse School, during the prize giving ceremony of Lighthouse School.

13 November 2013

Cape of Colours is self-funded and depends on public contributions to support our cause. You can now click here to make an online donation. Your generous donation will make a difference to our community.

12 November 2013

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Tan Wei Cheng, our November birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 12 today.

22 October 2013

Kee Poh Li, Cape's Executive Director presents Scholarship Awards to 15 students from Northbrooks Secondary School during the school's Awards Presentation Ceremony.

 

Cape of Colours partners YACHT 21, a Singapore-based designer label to present a designer suitcase bag to each of the 15 students from Northbrooks Secondary School in conjunction with a "Bag for Bag" initiative. As the bags are still in production, the students were presented vouchers to exchange for their bags when they are delivered to the school. YACHT 21 will be generously donating a designer suitcase bag to benefit the students under Cape of Colours for every bag that is sold at their stores.

9 October 2013

Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake specially designed and sponsored by Flour Fancies to Yu Xuan, our October birthday student from our Free Tuition Programme, who turns 11 today.

27 September 2013

Cape of Colours sponsors Lighthouse School with a new colour photocopier under the Bridge Project to enhance the learning environment of the hearing-impaired students. Lighthouse School is now able to produce colourful educational charts and diagrams as teaching aids for the hearing-impaired students.

25 September 2013

Cape of Colours launches “12 Cakes,” a collaborative project with Flour Fancies to have a birthday cake specially designed and delivered for a selected student of our Free Tuition Programme for each month of the year. Cape of Colours delivers a surprise birthday cake to the first student selected from our Free Tuition Programme who turns 10 today.

23 September 2013

Kee Poh Li, Cape’s Executive Director presents Scholarship Awards to 15 students from Si Ling Secondary School during the school assembly.

31 August 2013

Cape of Colours is the supporting sponsor of Yellowren’s Inter-School Canvas Art Competition 2013 that was held in conjunction with Yellowren Arts Festival 2013.

30 August 2013

Cape of Colours is the adopted beneficiary of Yellowren Productions and the Festival Cause of Yellowren Arts Festival 2013 held at Lower Seletar Reservoir from 30 August to 1 September 2013. 

19 August 2013

Cape of Colours is the supporting sponsor for the Community Arts Initiative with Lighthouse School. This clay-sculpturing workshop is organized by Yellowren Productions and conducted by Pang+Kanako over 2 days for the children who are visually or hearing impaired or has intellectual challenges. Their collective artworks will be part of the exhibition, “Art from the Heart” at Yellowren Arts Festival 2013.

17 August 2013

Volunteers of Cape of Colours provide support to the students of Lighthouse School competing at the 41st National Para Track & Field Championships 2013.

19 April 2013

Watch our video presentation at https://vimeo.com/64385593 of our 2nd BRIDGE Project in collaboration with Northland Secondary School in sponsoring the Sec 3 and 4 at-risk youths in its GEMs Programme on a 7-day trip to Hainan Island, China.

15 March 2013

Cape of Colours purchases two sets of SmartView 360 for Lighthouse School under the Bridge Project. The SmartView 360 is an electronic desktop magnifier that empowers students with low vision in their learning. The students are able to place any reading material within the range of the camera to enlarge the words they are reading.

25 October 2012

Kee Poh Li, Cape’s Executive Director presents Scholarship Awards to 15 students from Northbrooks Secondary School during their Awards Presentation Day.

20 October 2012

Cape of Colours conducts another session of hands-on videography training with the students of Northland Secondary School during their camp in preparation of their 7-day trip to Hainan Island, China.

17 October 2012

Cape of Colours sponsors the students of Northland Secondary School under the GEMS Programme two Panasonic Lumix Digital cameras. We also conduct our first session of hands-on videography training with the students of Northland Secondary School under the BRIDGE Project.

20 September 2012

Cape of Colours launches her 2nd BRIDGE Project in collaboration with Northland Secondary School to sponsor the Sec 3 and 4 at-risk youths in its GEMS Programme on a 7-day trip to Hainan Island, China. The youths will participate in both community works and cultural exchange.

6 June 2012

Watch our video presentation at http://vimeo.com/43525688 of our BRIDGE Project in collaboration with Lighthouse School, a Special School for children who are visually or hearing impaired or has intellectual challenges to enhance their learning environment and develop the students to their full potential through the acquisition, set-up and integration of assistive technology.

5 April 2012

Cape of Colours registers as a charity under the Charities Act.

15 December 2011

Cape of Colours incorporates under the Companies Act, Cap. 50.