How Your Donation Makes a Difference
Thank you for donating 10 dollars. Every donation helps us to meet our target to publish Ron's important and touching story.
Thank you for donating 50 dollars. Your contribution helps to make sure DPA can share Ron's pioneering story with Singapore.
Thank you for donating 100 dollars. We will contact you to see how we can get a copy of this memoir to you.
Thank you for donating 200 dollars. You have secured a copy for yourself and ensured someone else gets to enjoy this book!
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Yet, behind those successes is the story of an only child born into a Ceylonese immigrant family who had to shelf his dreams of becoming a brain surgeon when he found out that he would not be able to see again. He overcame the challenges his disability presented and found love and the drive to fulfill his mission of helping others with disabilities in Singapore and overseas.
Before he passed away in December 2015, Ron was working on his memoir. DPA would like to honour Ron's legacy by printing this book with Ethos Publishing. Any donation you can give to share Ron's story would be greatly appreciated. Donations of $100 and above will receive one copy of the book. Have a look at the sample chapter book, we have copies at DPA's office.
The book covers major historical periods, from 1930s to the 2010s, where the world, including Singapore, faced rapid transformations.
About the Charity
Disabled People's Association (DPA) is Singapore's only cross-disability non-profit organisation. We represent the disability community, working to build a fairer society where everyone can participate in all aspects of life from education to employment and access to social integration.
What we do?
A Voice of Our Own: We are an organisation for people with disabilities run by people with disabilities. We listen to the needs of all persons with disabilities in Singapore, their allies, carers and other social service organisations that provide essential services and we ensure their needs are represented at a national level. We provide a platform for all people with disabilities to speak up and ensure their voices are heard, and we represent those less able or comfortable to speak for themselves.
How we do it?
We help the disability community have a voice in society by working with decision-makers in political, commercial and educational institutions so that no decision that impacts us is made without us. We also provide training for both people with disabilities and the public, so we can work together to create an inclusive, accessible society we are all proud of.