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Empowering Migrant Workers

During the COVID-19 outbreak, Kitesong Global had the privilege to engage and empower Singapore's migrant workers in their journeys toward better health.

Together with other health institutions and partners, we created multilingual, multimodal health literate resources, face-to-face workshops, and social media activities to engage migrant workers.

Today, the effort has snowballed into a nationwide platform called "My Brother SG" which aims to ensure a nationally coordinated effort in RCCE (risk communication and community engagement) for better health among migrant workers.

Our Partners

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Our Impact During Covid-19

resources for health education

All of the resources are health-literate and culturally sensitive.  They are freely available in 8 languages including Bengali, Tamil, Hindi, Mandarin, Telugu, Burmese and Thai.

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health booklets produced to address COVID-19 and mental health

covid-19 health booklets

130k+

health booklets distributed to migrant workers

25k+

health posters put up

in dorms, community care facilities, and swab isolation facilities

social media engagement

My Brother SG shares health tips and news for migrant workers on Facebook.

 

Workers are engaged through:

  • Regular Facebook Live sessions hosted by medical doctors to answer health-related questions 

  • Informative comics and infographics

  • Mythbuster videos which address common misunderstandings about COVID-19 and other topics

  • Interactive contests and health quizzes

face-to-face engagements with migrant workers

We conduct workshops to empower workers to be health ambassadors within their own communities.

 

Through our Kitesong art therapy workshop, we share hope amidst this time of crisis.

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Workers wrote their dreams on kites as a symbol of staying hopeful

face-to-face engagement with migrant workers
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