Inspiring Figures

Living with disability

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

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!

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

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

 

Cultivating a DIY culture

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

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

 

The heritage prop collector (& other items)

A photographer shares his love of all things old, antiques and seed-carvings.

 

Giving in the golden years

RSVP’s Ngiam Tong Yuen takes home the first volunteerism award for seniors during the annual President’s Volunteerism & Philanthropy Awards.

 

Life at sea

A 74-year-old Eurasian father of two shares his adventures at sea, and even had to postpone his wedding in London.

 

The fighter

P K Krishnan has gone through stomach cancer and two strokes, and lives to talk about it in hopes of inspiring others.