For two hours every Thursday, the children gather in a classroom to be given extra tuition in a range of subjects by a team of first-class volunteers who give their services for free.
Here are our splendid team of tutors:
Zulita GhausLecturer in Management,mother of a teenage daughter (16) and a son (12)
Shanti KumarSecondary school teacher, mother of a teenage daughter, a 10 year old son and a 9 year old daughter
Jeannie ChokeSecondary school teacher, mother of a 12 year old son
NorliahLecturer in Business Studies, mother of three children, 21 years (male), 16 (female) and 12 (male).
KanagaHolds a degree in Marketing and Management and was a banker. Mother of two kids.
YogeswariHolds a BSC (Computer and Info Sc) from National University of Singapore and was a former Systems Analyst in Singapore Power.
MariamLibrarian, mother of three adult children
RajeeQualified as a State Registered Nurse in London. Worked in the Hospital for Tropical Diseases till 1983 and has been involved in Kindergarten teaching for 13 years.
Adelene KhorWas with a merchant bank for 13 years and currently works as a Senior Facilitator at a English Reading Centre.
Sabrina MuradLawyer, mother of a daughter working for Astro TV, a son at university and a daughter at college
Jasvinder Kaur (Jessie)Lawyer, mother of a son at University and a teenage daughter. Sister of Harinder Veriah
“When I came to Assunta I could not even read a word. After attending HVT tuition I can read millions and millions of books! God bless them. I am given a school bag, stationery and meals. I am taught English, Mathematics and Science. God bless HVT!!”
Esther Std 5