NUS Law IV 2018 Presents Valediction

Reflection by Deborah Looi, a passionate supporter of HAGAR. Deborah is currently spending six months of her sabbatical break helping the Singapore office pursue their goals of rebuilding lives. I didn’t know law students could act, sing and dance so well. My brother...
What’s Today’s Special?

What’s Today’s Special?

From an early age, Minh developed an appetite for the culinary arts, thanks to her father. Despite being dreadfully deformed by a severe spine injury, he took it upon himself to support the family, working multiple jobs as a waiter, kitchen hand and occasional chef....
Risking Everything to Save Her Doting Father

Risking Everything to Save Her Doting Father

Nishad repaid her father’s love with all she ever owned. Being the only child in the family, Nishad was loved and doted on by her father. He would come to her rescue whenever she was disciplined or bullied. Nishad lived with her grandmother and father. The family was...

Because Every Child Deserves a Chance to Good Health

When we are sick, we go and see a doctor. Medical treatment is relatively affordable and readily accessible in Singapore. But for many children living in impoverished conditions in Cambodia, medical care is far from their reach; something that they can only dream of....

Understanding Without Judging

Deborah: Befriending training taught me the value of empathy. I’ll admit it: I made too many new years resolutions. By the time February rolled around my focus predictably waned, but still I was determined to make one stick: that I would engage in more volunteer work....