Ready for School, with some help

Some 6,000 low-income families with school-going children received help for the upcoming school year at the Chinese Development Assistance Council's annual "Ready for School" event yesterday at Nanyang Junior College. Acting Minister for Education (S
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Some 6,000 low-income families with school-going children received help for the upcoming school year at the Chinese Development Assistance Council's annual "Ready for School" event yesterday at Nanyang Junior College. Acting Minister for Education (Schools) Ng Chee Meng helped to distribute packs containing vouchers for school supplies, groceries and transport. Festivities at the event included a mass workout. The project, which is in its 12th year, is supported by volunteers and community partners.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 07, 2015, with the headline 'Ready for School, with some help'. Print Edition | Subscribe