Simon Wong

1) What inspired you to start up Singapore Sidecars? So I have been involved with charity fundraisers for about a decade, organising events for cancer research. Sidecars came into the story a few years in: one day I walked past a pair of perfectly restored vintage sidecars in the street nearby, vintage sidecars in Singapore,…

Eileen Tay

1) Other than working full time in a non-profit organization (Ray of Hope) helping people who have fallen through the cracks, you have also dedicated your weekends volunteering. What do you think shaped you to become who you are today? The best part about volunteering and working in the social service space is getting to…

Joseph Eio

1) You have dedicated years working in the non-profit sector, helping people and changing lives. What inspired you to step up and reach out to those in need? Tell us why you have chosen your current career path in the non-profit sector? How different is your life now compared to when you were not in…

Dolly Lo

1) How did you become so active in this role? It all started in 2014 when the Chief of Singapore Sport Institute wrote an email to invite me to be a parent volunteer. I gladly accepted the invitation and started off as a befriender at the Athletes’ Centre 2 hours a week. Leading up to…

Alaric Tan

1) Why did you start your organization? What got you started on doing what you do? I personally struggled with drug use for many years. I wanted very much to stop but was not able to do it. This was even though I was fortunate enough to afford the best care. It made me realise…

Johann Annuar

1) Why did you start your organization? What got you started on doing what you do? Actually I didn’t set it up! It was one of my friends who had the idea, and she brought together a group of us to form the founding group, back in 2014. We were initially created to do work…

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…

Ridhwan

1) You are successfully running a boxing gym but decided on going beyond to reach out to troubled youths through your TCW cares programme, what influenced you to step up? I have always wanted to do my part and give back to youths. Being in my position now, I feel that the best way for…