According to the Department of Statistics, 105,000 families in Singapore are earning on average $1,500 per month.
This means that life is a daily struggle for some 387,000 Singapore citizens and permanent residents. After paying utilities, schooling, housing rental or LOAN instalments and medicals, they are left with about $5 a day for food and transport per family member.
How do they do it? Can they? How does it feel to be their shoes?
Whatever you think or feel, suspend your disbelief or judgement and find out for yourself!
This year, the UHC will be taking part in the UHC Omer Food Challenge where members of the community will be living on $5 for food a day for the week leading up to Shavuot. In a county where a cup of coffee can cost you more than that, this is certainly some challenge!
This year, we will be raising money for 4 charities that our close to our heart and help both people in our local community in Singapore and for those who are struggling in Israel.
These charities are:

Please click on the websites above to find out more about each charity and what they do.

If you would like to take part in the challenge or would like more information, please let myself, Shani Ben-Aroya, or Rabbi Nathan
All you have to do is share the Facebook page or share the link to this page with as many people as you can to raise awareness about what we aim to do and for donations for the chosen charities.
We will have one centralised donation bank which we will then split evenly between the four charities!
If you belong to Facebook, apply for membership to the Omer Challenge page and feel free to post up photos, journals, videos and blurbs as you are taking part in the challenge.