Evening of Music and Poetry 2007

Posted: 14 December 2007

DPA organised an Evening of Music and Poetry on 14 December 2007 in celebration of the International Day for Disabled Persons(IDDP). The spotlight shone on people with disabilities from various disability organisations who exhibited their artistic abilities and talents.

In conjunction with this annual event, DPA also launched its ZoCards which featured the award-winning print advertisements by Mr James Chua of Ace: Daytons Advertising (International) Pte Ltd. Each of the three designs used, highlights the physical and attitudinal barriers people with disabilities face every day in life. (more…)

The Warren Charity Golf 2007

Posted: 21 October 2007

The Warren Charity Open 2007 organised by the Warren Golf Country Club from 19 to 21 October 2007 adopted DPA as one of its beneficiaries. It raised a total of S$63,577.30. The other beneficiaries of the event were :  (more…)

NTUC Club Mid-Autum Charity Walk 2007

Posted: 22 September 2007

NTUC Wellness Club approached DPA to be a beneficiary of their first-ever charity walk for the Mooncake festival held on 22 September 2007. DPA had staged some performances by children with disabilities and put up an exhibition booth. The total amount of funds raised was S$4,789.55.

All registered participants received free gifts as they took a short walk with the handmade lanterns from Downtown East to Pasir Ris Park and back. They were also given a chance to win attractive prizes in the Lucky Draw which was held at the end of the event.

DPI World Assembly 2007

Posted: 8 September 2007

The 7th DPI World Assembly was held in Seoul, South Korea from 5 to 8 September 2007. It took on the theme, “Our Rights, Our Convention. But for All”, as the event focused on the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Dis-abilities. The event put together workshops, ple-nary sessions and cultural events. Mr Leo Chen Ian, Mr Gilbert Tan and Mr Vivek Verma attended the world assembly as DPA representatives. Mr Ron Chandran-Dudley was invited as the Founder and First President of DPA.

SMU Dominos Project 2007

Posted: 31 August 2007

The Singapore Management University Tritouch ConneXion adopted DPA as one of its beneficiaries for the project Dominoes of Dreams 2007. DPA received a total amount of S$7,787.30.

This project which ran from June to August 2007 was organised by SMU in the hopes of fulfill their aspirations. It specifically aimed to raise awareness on the needs of people with physically and intellectual disability, raise funds for the beneficiaries. inspire the youths to be socially-conscious citizens through community service and to connect youths to the community in an interactive and fun learning experience.

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