News & Articles

  • In memory of Eric Chew
    With great sadness, we received news that Eric Chew Wah Cheng had passed away on the 23rd of March 2019. We remember him for his numerous contributions to HWA and his leadership as President of HWA (1986/1987)
  • Madam Halimah Yacob visits Handicaps Welfare Association
    Our heartfelt thank you to Mdm Halimah Yacob for visiting HWA in the afternoon of 5th December 2018 to inaugurate our newly renovated premises and understand how we serve our members and clients who are physically challenged. Mr. Edmund Wan, PBM  (HWA President) introducing HWA services to Mdm. Halimah Yacob (President of Singapore) with Dr. Alvin Tan (MSF Director) and Ms. Lorraine Chue (NCSS Deputy Director)
  • Thank you for service, Mdm Kyi Kyi!
    Mdm Ohn Kyi Kyi has been with HWA for 20 years and was a manager with the HWA Jurong Point Rehabilitation Centre until July 2018, when she retired after a long career in physiotherapy. Mdm Kyi Kyi stumbled onto physiotherapy by a stroke of luck. When she was a fresh graduate majoring in Physics in Myanmar, her sister submitted her details in an application for a physiotherapy course thinking it was related to physics. It was during the orientation programme that Mdm Kyi Kyi realised physiotherapy was her dream job. After graduation, she was assigned to a community hospital as […]
  • The HWA Gentleman with the Fighting Spirit
    Despite facing physical challenges, the late Timothy Ang Kia Seng was a role model to emulate, given his never-give-up, indomitable spirit. Born on 17 August 1955, Timothy became paralysed at seven after a bout of tuberculosis which attacked his spine. His parents were advised to bring him for surgery, but they were against it. As a result, his condition deteriorated. Growing up, Timothy faced difficulties getting around and spent most of his time in the Mistri Wing of Singapore General Hospital. Upon turning 14, he was moved to the Singapore Cheshire Home. There, a teacher named Ms Judy Tan would […]
  • Wheel Walk Or Jog 2018
    WHEEL, WALK or JOG with us, for the disability cause! HWA’s 34th annual “Wheel, Walk or Jog” cum Family Carnival, comes to you on Saturday, 21 April 2018, from 11am to 7pm, at the Marina Barrage.