Inspiring Figures

Destined to serve

Destined to serve

5 June 2017 / Inspiring Figures / No comments

It was chance that brought Priscilla Theseira to a career in special education and she hasn’t looked back since.

 
A friend in need

A friend in need

24 May 2017 / Inspiring Figures / 2 comments

Ow Tuck Choy is a busy man these days as he has 10 befriendees under him that he keeps a close eye on. As much as it prevents vulnerable seniors from further social isolation, he also gains in making new friends.

 
Life without Bernard

Life without Bernard

7 March 2017 / Inspiring Figures / No comments

Bessie Yap shares about her husband whom she lost in 2013 to cancer, and her life after.

 
Banking on relationships

Banking on relationships

17 January 2017 / Inspiring Figures / 2 comments

This senior is rich in his bank, not the money bank but the relationship bank. Building positive relationships is what he is passionate about and hopes he can convince others too.

 
Living with disability

Living with disability

22 November 2016 / Inspiring Figures / No comments

Being disabled does not mean that one can’t do things, it just means changing the way one does things, as a couple of 35 years shared.

 
A family affair

A family affair

30 August 2016 / Inspiring Figures / No comments

The grandfather of eight was the oldest participant and he recently joined his family in the SAFRA Singapore Bay Run & Army Half Marathon 2016.

 
Paddle on!

Paddle on!

4 August 2016 / Inspiring Figures / No comments

Francis Ng has been bitten by the dragon boating bug and not only teaches various teams, but also is a coxswain and a rower.

 
Giving back

Giving back

22 June 2016 / Inspiring Figures / No comments

Growing up poor motivates this 65-year-old to give back.

 
Cultivating a DIY culture

Cultivating a DIY culture

24 May 2016 / Inspiring Figures / 8 comments

One man is on a mission. Though he hasn’t been successful yet, he is hoping to change the throwaway culture that exists and encourage people to repair, reuse and recycle.

 
A labour of love

A labour of love

Acting started out as a hobby, and it later turned into a career for veteran Malaysian actress Sukania Venugopal.