YSA raises funds for mentorship programme for needy children


In addition to strengthening Singapore's social fabric and promoting a healthy lifestyle, YSA used its 9th 'Racial Harmony' 4-A-Side Football Tournament on 11 February 2012 to raise funds for a needy cause - the launch of a mentorship programme for children of less privileged families.

The mentorship programme will be managed by the Sikh Welfare Council (SIWEC). The Council formulates the overall community policies with respect to, and is the chief agency that delivers, welfare services to needy Sikhs in Singapore. It works in consultation with the Sikh Advisory Board and other Sikh institutions to carry out regular needs assessments to improve the quality of welfare programmes.

Mr Michael Palmer, Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Punggol East, witnessed the presentation of a cheque of $16,100 by the Association's President, Mr Hernaikh Singh, to SIWEC's Chairman, Mr Jagjit Singh Sekhon. The money was raised by YSA from friends and well-wishers from within and outside the Sikh community. The cause was worthy and the donors were delighted to support it.

The funds raised shall be used to train and professionally equip the mentors for the programmme. At the same time, it will be used for the administrative management of the programme.

We would like to thank all the donors for their generous contributions for the programme. It is much appreciated.

Together with the donors, YSA is delighted to support this initiative. After all, YSA's mission is fulfilling aspirations.












Red Dot Bhangra
18 - 24 July 2016


Sikh Graduates Tea Reception 2016
Mr Lim Swee Say
Minister for Manpower
8 October 2016


Project Khwaish XVI
Punjab, India

December 2016




July 2016

Red Dot Bhangra ends week-long celebration with sold-out bonanza



April 2016

Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh highlights the growing role of 'soft power' in Asia at the Eighth Khwaish Lecture



April 2016

Ambassador-at-Large Tommy Koh highlights the growing role of 'soft power' in Asia at the Eighth Khwaish Lecture



March 2016

Young Singaporeans commended for voluntary work in India



February 2016

Shooting for racial harmony and integration



December 2015

Young Singaporeans embark of 15th edition of YSA's community service project in India



November 2015

Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong launches landmark publication on Singapore Sikhs' contribution to nation-building



September 2015

Singapore Sikhs engage Foreign Affairs and Law Minister K Shanmugam on the future of Singapore



April 2015

YSA spearheads charity adventure to Phuket on wheels



April 2015

Promoting multi-racialism and healthy lifestyle through football





YSA's programmes are organised through membership, annual subscription fees and the kind support of donors.


Read More