Pearls Hill Care Home Visit (26 May 2018)

It was a Saturday well spent with our dearest residents of Pearls Hill Care home, thanks to the generosity of Horsburgh Lodge No. 7533!

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Jack Tan and friends performed inside the wards so those residents who are unable to wheel themselves out of the wards, could enjoy Jack Tan’s music.  Thank you all so much!

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Yeo Eng Hua has been our regular volunteer haircutter  for our charity events in nursing homes across Singapore.  Thank you very much for your dedication!

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Jack’s story has moved us so we grabbed that very first opportunity to have him perform for the residents of Pearls Hill Care Home.   A million thanks to you!

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Our dear residents enjoyed Jack’s music very much because he played old Chinese songs that our residents easily recognised!

JACK TANPHCH 4Kar Lock Lee has been joining our charity events for Pearls Hill Care Home by performing for our dear residents.  Thank you so much for your untiring support!

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Many thanks everyone for your wonderful efforts to bring love and joy to our dear residents of Pearls Hill Care Home!  Till our next charity event!

Here’s the link to know more about Jack: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/cnainsider/chinatown-busker-jack-tan-mission-fill-void-old-folks-lives-joy-10249056

 

Music has healing power.  It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton John

 

 

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PART 6: VISIT TO PRISONERS ASSISTANCE NEPAL (MARCH 2018)

The cutest water bottle for the babies of PA Nepal!

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Bhu was playing with her toy elephant that we gave her.  She was letting the elephant drink from her water bottle.

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Thank you, Indira for teaching us how to make THE Indira lemon tea! Thank you also for gifting us with pink salt for our tea – how thoughtful!

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Indira gifted Pres with Dhaka topi!  Thank you very much!

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Gorgeous hand-woven khata!  Thank you so very much, Indira for this meaningful gift!

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With Krishna, the official photographer of our event!  His Mom remains in jail while he is with PA Nepal and is now a university student.  Krishna has been under Indira’s care for over 15 years.

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We’re very lucky to have such a calm and cheerful cab driver.   Thank you very much, Lila Regmi for driving us to the children’s homes!  The best driver in Nepal!  As we said, if you can drive in Nepal, you can drive ANYWHERE!

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After our visit to the homes, a very good friend of Indira’s invited us to have dinner at his home.  Thank you very much, Sunil for dinner and for the warm welcome by you and your family!

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With the lovely ladies of PA Nepal: Nikita, Apa, Nisu, and Sumi!

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Indira was honoured by the World’s Children’s Prize in 2014 for her over 20 years of struggle for the children of prisoners across Nepal.

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Photo from www.kungahuset.se

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Photo from www.kungahuset.se

 

“For the good of the many, for the happiness of the many, out of compassion for the world.”  ― Gautama Buddha

PART 5: VISIT TO PRISONERS ASSISTANCE NEPAL (MARCH 2018)

Our next stop was PA Nepal’s Farm House (Firefly Children Home).  University students and a few caretakers stay in this home and they engage themselves in raising livestock and growing vegetables.

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I wish I could grow these flowers in our garden back home!

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This is the view right across the Farm House.

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We gifted our dear PA Nepal university scholars with cotton bags and wrist watches.

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A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination. But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen, then you have something very special.”  – Nelson Mandela