@ ENABLING VILLAGE | 23 November 2019
The first i’mable Gift Market was held at the Enabling Village in Nov 2019 for people to shop for festive gifts. The event saw more than 30 vendors offering a myriad of products by artists and artisans with disabilities from the social service agencies and social enterprises for the festive shopping season.
I'MABLE GIFT MARKET FEATURE: MINDS
MINDS Social Enterprise is a unit run by MINDs that aims to empower adults with intellectual disabilities through vocational training and work engagement opportunities. All products are 100% handmade with love by MINDs trainees.
I'MABLE GIFT MARKET FEATURE: METTA WELFARE ASSOCIATION
Chee Meng has been training and working as the resident artist at Arts@Metta since 2008, producing both beautiful batik artworks and cute pottery art pieces.
The Metta School alumnus has since "graduated" to making complex batik pieces and hosting workshops for corporates and individuals.
I'MABLE GIFT MARKET FEATURE: SPD
With this initiative, SPD's goal is to promote great opportunities for people in need. With access to the right resources, they can become empowered by their own abilities and gain the confidence to fulfill their potential.
MEDIACORP CELEBRITIES CHARITY BOUTIQUE
Visitors to the Gift Market could also pick from an array of pre-loved items donated by artistes such as Rebecca Lim, Romeo Tan, Elvin Ng and Hong Ling, as well as news presenters Melanie Oliveiro and
Steven Chia, amongst many others. All proceeds from this booth went towards the Mediacorp Enable Fund.
@ ISTANA OPEN HOUSE | 26 January 2020
ARTWORKS AND ARTISANAL PRODUCTS
The i’mable Gift Market was invited to the Istana Open House on 26 January 2020 for visitors to shop for festive gifts. The event saw vendors offering a myriad of products carrying items by artists and artisans with disabilities from the social service agencies and social enterprises for the festive shopping season.
I'MABLE GIFT MARKET FEATURE: TINKLE ARTS
Tinkle Arts is a social enterprise in Enabling Village that creates miniature clay art. It collaborates with MINDS to train and hire persons with disabilities to co-facilitate workshops, organise events and create quirky keepsakes that appeal to everyone.