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Finding Strength: A Journey from Darkness to Light

“If I could advise my younger self, I would tell him to never look down on himself and to always remember that there are people who love him.”

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Heritas Capital’s Asia Impact First Fund invests SGD 2M catalytic growth capital into Bettr Group

Heritas Capital’s Asia Impact First Fund invests SGD 2M catalytic growth capital into Bettr Group, a leading Singapore-based social enterprise supporting marginalised women and youth-at-risk, to scale its business and impact. Asia’s impact investment platform Heritas Capital, through its newly launched Asia Impact First Fund (AIFF) with DBS Foundation as its knowledge partner, has made a SGD 2M investment into Bettr Group, a leading social enterprise operating a specialty coffee and beverage business in Singapore which prioritises people, profit and planet and has a robust track record of improving the lives and livelihoods of vulnerable groups in the community. The catalytic growth capital will support both business expansion and Bettr’s social programmes - with the aim to triple the beneficiaries served annually, in collaboration with its ecosystem of social and corporate partners.

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Discovering a Path of Purpose: Azhar's Transformation through the Bettr Work Training Programme

"Do something that gives you a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day and something that you can say that you were proud to be a part of in the long run."

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Shafiq's Inspiring Journey: Crafting Dreams and Building Bridges at Bettr

"Embrace your youth, embrace the process of learning and growth. It's okay to acknowledge mistakes, as long as you're eager to learn from them."

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Yu Xin: An Unexpected Journey to a Surprise Destination

"If I hadn’t joined the programme, honestly I wouldn’t have been in the same place that I’m in now. I wouldn’t have been happy or proud of myself the way I am."

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Hui Zhen: The Best Place to Be is the Present

"I was able to find myself, and I realise how much my anxiety had hampered me. The programme gave me a solution and a way forward."

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Le Le: Waking Up to a Bettr World

"Now, I feel like I've learnt a lot. My world opened up. I get to experience the outside world, and interact with people.”

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Embarking on a New Journey

As our Bettr Work Training (BWT) Programme trainees embark on their learning journey, here’s a glimpse at what they’ve been up to!

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Lincoln: A Bettr Tomorrow

“I tell myself, tomorrow will be better. Feelings are only temporary and they’ll pass - you won’t feel sad forever.”