Last post?

27 07 2009

To echo the thoughts of all group members, it’s been an absolutely fantastic learning experience for all of us. We will be in touch with the WISH Drop-In Centre for the distribution of the phones that were generously donated to our cause.

Thank you all for your contributions and your kind support. This post is likely to be our last as we focus on the conclusion of this project and take on new challenges. However, our Facebook group will still be very active. If you would like to continue the conversation, please join us there.

Thanks again!


What Chitra has learnt

27 07 2009

Here’s what I’ve learnt in the past 6 weeks:
* the social problem of our choice is a very sensitive issue. I felt as if we were cornered to actually take a moral stance on this issue.

* do NOT underestimate the power of facebook. Our group has actually brought attention to our cause.

* school was not very accommodating. We still got “complaints”, even after Beatrice’s effort to get a proper permission.

* we CAN make a difference. Honestly, I was a bit surprise to see people’s reactions. Many people we interviewed were actually have thought about the issue, but didn’t know what they can do to help.¬† They were enthusiastic to help us. Though they didn’t have any cell phones to donate, they were happy to show their support.

I would like to thank everyone who has been reading and commenting on our blog. I would also like to thank everyone who has joined our facebook group, gave comments and gave us inputs. It has been a pleasure and an amazing experience. Last but not least, thank you Graham, for making us do this and believing in us. ūüôā