charKOL Projects

charKOL builds community connections with corporations, institutions, charitable organisations, social enterprises, art enterprises, artists and other domain experts to conceptualise, design, develop, brand, implement, and sustain responsible community-based projects in the fields of education, sustainable development, hospitality, social inclusion, CSR, agriculture, agroforestry, to name a few. In all our endeavours – ART is the bridge that illuminates, speaks, sings and celebrates the ground of unity, meaning, peace, love, harmony and fruitfulness.

CHARKOL – ART, GIFTS, CAFE at MANDAI ORCHID GARDEN
Art-in-Social Enterprise and Responsible Tourism, 2008 – 2009
Anchor Partner: Singapore Orchids Private Limited
Community Contribution: Socially Conscious Giftshop, Gallery & Cafe
Endeavours: Concept, operating Giftshop, Gallery & Cafe
IP: charKOL Pte Ltd
(Project terminated in June 2009 due to non-economic viability)

MOONRIVER LODGE www.moonriverlodge.wordpress.com
Art-in-Sustainable Development, since 2009
Anchor Partner:
Moonriver Lodge Sdn Bhd
Co-Partners: Sigar Highlands Sdn Bhd, Food Forest Farm Sdn Bhd
Community Contribution: Responsible Hospitality, Sustainable Development, Safe Good Food
Endeavours: Concept, Writer/Artist Residencies, Fine Art Programmes, Moonriver Library, Museum & Art Gallery
IP: Moonriver Lodge Sdn Bhd

ONE FRIDAY www.onefriday.sg
Art-in-CSR, 2009 – 2011
Anchor Partner: GlaxoSmithKline GSK
Co-Partners: Ochre Pictures, Yolk, The Arts House
Beneficiary Partner: Down Syndrome Association (Singapore)
Community Contribution: Social Inclusion (Down Syndrome) in Corporation
Endeavours: Concept, Buddy Walks, Community poetry film – Youtube videos & podcasts
IP: Jointly gifted to DSA (S)

THE SPOKEN WORD SCHOOL PROJECT www.thespokenwordschoolproject.wordpress.com
Artists-in-Education, 2009 – 2010
Anchor Partner:
Canossa Convent Primary School, Singapore (pilot)
Sponsor Partner: Rotary Club
Community Contribution: Art & Poetry Education, Literacy
Endeavours: Concept, Spoken Word Education & Production, Online Documentation & Curriculum for not-for-profit sustainable and responsible education & community use only
IP: Creative Commons, restricted to not-for-profit sustainable and responsible education & community use only

A HANDSHAKE IN THOUGHT www.ahandshakeinthought.wordpress.com
Public Art Education, 2009 – 2010
1st Anchor Partner: Science Centre Singapore
2nd Anchor Partner: One Marina Boulevard, Singapore  Labour Foundation
Community Contribution: Public Art Education
Endeavours: Concept, The Most Famous Room in the World, Print-poster exhibition
IP: charKOL Pte Ltd and Science Centre Singapore

THE CHILDREN’S STAND www.thechildrensstand.wordpress.com
Full Inclusion Children Community Art, 2011
Beneficiary Partner: Down Syndrome Association (Singapore)
Community Contribution: Full Inclusion (Down Syndrome)
Endeavours: Concept, Full inclusion of children with trisomy 21 and their siblings and cousins in community art-making, Children-Hosted Community Art Booth in World Down Syndrome Day Singapore 2011, Children-designed T-Shirts, Children Digital Art
IP: Belong to the Children

THE ARTIST’S HOUSE, IPOH www.theartistshouseipoh.wordpress.com
Art-in-Fully Inclusive Homestay, since 2011
Benefactor Partner: Anonymous
Community Contribution: Art & Poetry Education, Full Inclusion Homestay Hospitality & Living, Full Inclusion Education
Endeavours: Concept, Homestay Libraries, Homestay Art Gallery & Museum, Homestay Classroom Studios, Homestay Sewing Studio, Homestay Wet Kitchen Studio, Full Inclusion Homestay
IP: charKOL Pte Ltd

AND A BUTTERFLY LANDED ON MY NOSE https://www.facebook.com/pages/And-a-butterfly-landed-on-my-nose/321648897942045?fref=ts
Full inclusion camps for children, 2012 – 2013
Partners: Sarah Neville, Willem Jacob Stolte, Kenneth Ngo
Community Contribution: Fully Inclusive Education & Community
Endeavours: Integrated Occupational Therapy, Track & Field and Music Education, Full Inclusion Track & Field Day
IP: To be determined

ONE VOICE: ONE CHILD CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Full Inclusion Concert, 2012
Anchor Partner: Kenneth Ngo
Co-Partners: The Arts House, Ochre Pictures
Beneficiary Partner: One Love
Community Contribution: Fully Inclusive Education & Community
Endeavours: Concept, Full Inclusion Prop-making Workshops, Full Inclusion Concert Management, Full Inclusion Concert Programming, Full Inclusion Theatre Curriculum
IP: To be determined
The DVD recording of the concert is still in production.

THE HAPPY HEART SCHOOL www.thehappyheartschool.wordpress.com
Full Inclusion Open School, since 2012
Community Contribution: Fully Inclusive Empowerment, Community & Education
Endeavours: Concept, Incubating Virtual Full Inclusion Self-Help Programmes
IP: The Happy Heart School

ONE LOVE FOUNDATION www.1lovefoundation.wordpress.com
Art-in-Charitable Foundation, since 2014
Community Contribution: Responsible Investment & Resource Stewardship for Charitable Full Inclusion
Endeavours: Concept, Full Inclusion Living Support Mechanisms in incubation
IP: One Love Foundation

ONE VOICE: ANOTHER BUDDY WALK OF SORTS www.onevoicetrisomy21.wordpress.com
Art-in-Full Inclusion, since 2010. Re-visioned in 2015.
Anchor Partner: To be determined
Co-Partners: To be determined
Beneficiary Partner: To be determined
Community Contribution: Full Inclusion (Down Syndrome) in Schools and Medical Communities
Endeavours: Concept, Living Buddy Walks, Community poetry film – Youtube videos & podcasts, Community Music & Soundtrack
IP: To be determined
This project was conceptualised in 2010, and is currently being re-visioned in 2015.

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