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This week's episode brings us into the life of Kenneth Heng, leadership expert and long-time social worker/entrepreneur. Over the past 11 years, his travels has brought him to the most rural of communities where he's played a significant role in altering countless lives for the better. Having seen the plight that many of these vulnerable members of society were facing, he eventually decided to co-found his company - Solve n+1, in the hopes of making a greater impact on these communities. In today's episode, we discuss the origins of Solve n+1, as well as its latest project, The Open Home Network - that aims to tackle a plethora of Covid19-related domestic issues. With the help of well thought-out stories, Kenneth shares with us how there seems to be a distinct lack of housing-based communities in modern day Singapore, whilst citing the importance of community in times of crisis. The topic sparks a quick discussion on our 'obsession with privacy' here in Singapore as Kenneth and I try to understand the multitude of reasons behind it. Towards the tail-end, Kenneth shares with us a little more on what we can do to help these vulnerable members of society who are in desperate need of our help.
KHKenneth Heng is the founder of Open Home Network, an initiative which encourages and supports Singaporeans to open their homes and provide a refuge for high-risk individuals.
RDReuben is the producer and talkshow host of the Stacked Podcast Series.
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