New programme to educate elderly residents on environmental concerns [News]

November 26, 2013 by  
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By Monica Kotwani, Channel NewsAsia, 24 Nov 2013.

A new programme hopes to educate elderly residents in central Singapore on environmental concerns.

The programme is a joint collaboration between Central Singapore Community Development Council and the National Environment Agency

The Senior Citizens Outreach and Engagement (SCORE) programme was launched on Sunday at City Square Mall in Kitchener Road.

Under the programme, volunteers will go to the homes of elderly residents and educate them on issues such as reducing trash, anti-littering and dengue prevention.

The ambassadors, as they are known, are from the CDCs partner Voluntary Welfare Organisations (VWOs) and Senior Activity Centres (SACs).

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Source: Channel NewsAsia

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