S'pore students help fund over 500 sanitation systems for families in Bintan

Students from Juying Secondary School helping to build a Safe Water Garden water sanitation system in Bintan in 2018. PHOTO: SAFE WATER GARDENS/LOOLA
Madam Kasikem and Mr Sugito with their new sink funded by the Safe Water Gardens sanitation system project. PHOTO: SWG
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SINGAPORE - When Temasek Polytechnic student Stella Chan came across a project that involved helping to improve access to clean water in neighbouring Bintan, she decided to get involved.

She roped in three other students from her polytechnic and raised $2,000 to fund a Safe Water Gardens (SWG) sanitation system for the Suparno family, who live on the island - located about an hour from Singapore by ferry.

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