Jenny

1. What does thriving mean to you? Thriving to me means being able to prosper in everything that I put my hands to and to be in health even as my soul prospers. 2. Alongside other moms who are going through loss and grief, you have started The PleaseStay. movement. What influenced you to step…

Tan En

1. What does thriving mean to you? My idea of thriving is managing a delicate balance between work, family and friends. It’s not easy, but I feel like I’m thriving when I can balance all 3 parts of my life. 2. You have dedicated years working in the non-profit sector, helping people and changing lives.…

Doreen

1. What does thriving mean to you? Thriving to me means to fight back against adversity even if it seems like you’re fighting a losing battle. When things seem impossible, to garner the strength within yourself to bite the bullet and do what is needed of you, even if it’s something you wish you didn’t…

Elaine Gay

1. What drew you into working with youths in the social service sector?  I've always had a soft spot for children and young people. I started out my journey of serving young people in my church's youth ministry where I led groups of 13 – 16 year olds for 4 years. Through this experience, I…

Elisa Lim

1) What do you think shaped you to who you are today? My parents, my dad is a pastor and he joined the church 2 -3 years ago. My mum worked in the social arm of the church (NPO). My second sister is a disability support worker in brisbane and my youngest sister is a…

Nigel Teo

errands. 1) What inspired you to use GoodHood.SG to give care packs to disadvantaged families? GoodHood.SG is a platform that is meant for good. and in interacting with some of our fellow members, we realized that at that point, many didn't have access to masks, even though they were in vulnerable circumstances.  2) What would…

Yvonne

1. What inspired you to put together care packages for cleaners?  At the start of this COVID-19 war in Singapore, I observed that cleaners were stepping up their efforts to clean and disinfect the surroundings. For many, their bare hands were constantly touching water and disinfectants, without gloves. For some, they were constantly stretching and…

Amanda Moo

1) Why did you decide to start a natural skincare business? As someone who suffers from sensitive skin, I was frustrated at the lack of range and access to healthy skincare products which led me to explore making alternative versions. Realising the need for specialty skincare alternatives, I took up a Diploma in Skin Care…

Asher Low

1) What is a quote you have to get people thinking about the issue that occupies your heart and mind? Our graveyards are rich with unfulfilled dreams, potential, and promise. Books never written, classes never taught, scientific discoveries never imagined, and lives never touched… Imagine a world where every one of those people could have…

Siti Mariam

1) Why have you chosen to become a nurse? What inspired you to choose this career? I graduated in nursing but my first official job was a flight stewardess. After I finished my contract with the airline, I decided to work as a nurse. The thrills and daily challenges in nursing are things I looked…