Singapore’s dismal total fertility rate has been a point of discussion for years. I Love Children (ILC), a voluntary welfare organisation, has deployed an interactive kiosk to encourage young people to make starting a family a priority. The Reward Your Curiosity kiosk is part of ILC’s annual Know Your Fertility Wellness Campaign, which started in 2016. The travelling kiosk has been making rounds across higher-education institutions, and the free information-dispensing machine will be at the National University of Singapore (NUS) until April 30. Targeted at young adults between 17 and 39 years old, the kiosk shares parenthood-related information, such as financial planning, managing relationships, work-life balance, marriage and parenthood. It tests participants’ knowledge through a curated list of questions. Regardless of their score, participants can win prizes such as Starbucks gift cards, T-shirts and tote bags. ROADSHOW The Know Your Fertility Wellness Campaign also includes a fertility campaign roadshow, fertility health checks and a Truck-on-the-Go in its efforts to reach out to young adults and couples island wide. ILC president Joni Ong told The New Paper: “Young people feel that having children can wait as they are still young. “This kiosk seeks to change that perspective. We want to highlight… Read full this story
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