[Singapore] Feature article on Awaken Magazine

Issue 32 of the Awaken Magazine published by Kong Meng San Phor Kark See Monastery has a 4-page article featuring FFM and its collaboration with FFM in a project in Laos. Each and every experience with FFM is unique and memorable so it is impossible to pick just a few! What…

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[Singapore] Befriending Visit to Apex Harmony Lodge

FFM volunteers visited Apex Harmony Lodge recently on Sunday, 19 April 2015 and brought cheer to about 35 residents.   The volunteers unreservedly give a listening ear, entertained the residents and organized games including Bingo which is very popular with the residents.   The volunteers also show their care in simple ways…

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[Singapore] Firefly Mission Awareness Campaign

Firefly Mission Awareness Campaign 萤火之光宣传活动 Firefly Mission (FFM) is grateful to Kong Meng San Phor Kark See (KMSPKS) monastery for the opportunity to raise awareness of our humanitarian work. Initiated since November 2014, FFM volunteers have been manning a booth at KMSPKS monthly on the 27th day of the lunar…

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[Thailand] Community Welfare Projects in Maesot

Project Description: The calling to light up Thailand happened during a FFM pilgrimage trip to Sri Lanka in 2004. Through encounters like these, we realise that the benefits of each FFM overseas trip cannot be underestimated as it can unexpectedly bring new opportunity and inspirations to donors, volunteers and beneficiaries.…

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[Malaysia] Sansanarakkha Buddhist Sanctuary (SBS) Kathina trip

Project Summary: This is an annual pilgrimage which FFM organises in celebration and to rejoice the completion of the Rains retreat by the Sangha at Sasanarakkha Buddhist Sanctuary (SBS). Period: The Kathina celebration is typically held in late October, at the end of Vassa, the three-month rainy season retreat. Project…

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Myanmar Children Sponsorship Programme

Myanmar Children Sponsorship Programme 缅甸儿童赞助计划 This sponsorship programme is in support of children who come from extremely poor families who are unable to support their livelihood and education as well as children who were orphaned by Cyclone Nagis which hit Myanmar in May 2008 and was the worst natural disaster…

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Bhutan Nuns Sponsorship Programme

Bhutan Nuns Sponsorship Programme 不丹比丘尼 赞助计划 The Bhutan Nuns sponsorship programme helps to provide food and basic essentials for nuns from 7 nunneries.  These nunneries are located in remote areas where the surrounding communities are poor and have limited resources, the nuns are therefore vulnerable as their living conditions are…

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Bangladesh Children Sponsorship Programme

Bangladesh Children Sponsorship Programme 孟加拉国儿童赞助计划 This children sponsorship programme helps to provide food and basic essentials for the children staying at Bangalhalia Agapara Buddhist Welfare Orphanage (BABWO), a non-profit charity which runs a welfare home for orphans, destitute and disadvantaged children.  BABWO is located in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of…

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[Thailand] Thai Flood Relief Efforts

Project Description: During the 2011 monsoon season in Thailand and triggered by the landfall of Tropical Storm Nock-ten, severe flooding occurred and spread through the provinces of Northern, Northeastern and Central Thailand. The flooding persisted until mid-January 2012 affecting some 2.45 million people in 28 provinces, destroying more than 800,000…

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