About Campaignends 31 Mar 2017, 11:59 PM
Over the years at SPD, we saw how assistive technology has given 7-year-old Ruo En, who has cerebral palsy, a voice and the ability to connect with those around her. Through vocational training and job placement support, we helped 60-year-old Kamaruddin regain his sense of dignity and achieve economic independence after an amputation due to diabetes. We also remember fondly how we rejoiced together with Steve Chong when he got out of his wheelchair to take his first unaided steps after months of working closely with our physiotherapist. The 40-year-old came to us in the hopes of finding work again after sustaining a spinal cord injury. I am happy to share that Steve is working as a project engineer now.
There is much work waiting ahead but with your continued support, we have the confidence to focus on doing more of what we do best - helping people with disabilities lead more enriching and independent lives.
If you support what we do and would like to help us further our work, you could make an online donation to SPD. Alternatively, please make cheque payable to "SPD", indicating your name, NRIC number, e-mail address, contact number and "Enabling Lives" at the back of the cheque.
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Founded in November 1964, SPD is a voluntary welfare organisation that supports people with physical, sensory (visual and hearing impairments) and developmental disabilities by promoting their interest, welfare and advancement so as to develop their potential to the fullest. We now serve over 5,000 people with disabilities of all ages through programmes and services that focus on these areas: 1. Children & Youth : Focus on education and development 2. Adults: Focus on Independence and employment 3. Elderly: Focus on independence We develop programmes and services to help people with disabilities become more independent and self-reliant so that they can lead more fulfilling lives. As we have been awarded with an Institution of Public Character (IPC) status, all cash donations to SPD are eligible for tax-deduction of 2.5 times the donation amount in 2016. Learn more about the work that we do at www.spd.org.sg or connect with us on Facebook at Facebook/SPDSingapore.
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- SPD (formerly Society for the Physically Disabled)
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