Archive for the ‘Inspiring Stories’ Category

S’pore doctor heads to rural villages to provide basic medical care

July 16th, 2014 | Posted by SG Volunteer Team | No Comments
The walk from the Kathmandu airport to the small Nepalese village of Phortse was a seven-day arduous trek. Add 100kg worth of medical supplies and personal belongings to the mix and ...

S’pore doctor behind project to improve medical facilities in Cambodia for kids

July 16th, 2014 | Posted by SG Volunteer Team | No Comments
The operating room at the Angkor Hospital for Children had only basic equipment. Doctors were gathered around the wooden operating table for a cleft lip operation on a Cambodian child. Midway through ...

More people are setting up social enterprises in Singapore

July 11th, 2014 | Posted by SG Volunteer Team | No Comments
Vellappan Devaraajan, 37, has been living in Singapore for 25 years. Committed to changing people’s attitudes on intellectual disabilities, he works full-time with Special Olympics, an organisation working towards providing ...

Keeping a good cause afloat

April 4th, 2014 | Posted by SG Volunteer Team | No Comments
Eight months ago, Mr Mohammad Shahri was all set to unleash his PauWer. The social enterprise which trains former offenders and single parents to make bao with unusual fillings, such as ...