Saving tigers through art

The two life-size tiger sculptures stand in mid stride, looking ready to prowl.

Painted by artists with disabilities from The Art Faculty (TAF), The Animal Project (TAP) and JOURNEY by TOUCH Community Services, they are the result of a partnership between Enabling Village and World Wide Fund for Nature Singapore (WWF-Singapore). Aptly dubbed AR-Mazing Tiger Trail […]

February 28th, 2022|Stories|0 Comments

Juice Wellness for Health

A social enterprise turns veggies and fruits into fresh cold-pressed juices

Located at Enabling Village since October 2021, Juice Stories is a social enterprise that supplies fresh cold-pressed juices. It was set up after its founder, Ms Annie Wong, found her health condition improving as a result of the juices she drank.

Plagued by an autoimmune condition […]

February 11th, 2022|Stories|0 Comments

The Enabling Village Welcomes a New Dental Clinic

Mount Alvernia’s Outreach Medical Clinic has expanded to include a dental clinic catered to persons with disabilities

The Mount Alvernia Outreach Medical Clinic at Enabling Village welcomed a new addition this August – a dental clinic serving specifically to the dental needs of persons with disabilities.

“The decision for a disability-inclusive clinic, catering to the disadvantaged and […]

December 7th, 2021|Stories|0 Comments

The Bottled City rolls into Enabling Village!

The Bottled City, a library-on-wheels, made its way to Enabling Village for its final stop from 20 – 25 April 2021. When parked, the truck unfolded into an eye-catching orange-coloured installation, inviting visitors to “step right up” and explore, with guidance from staff.

Organised by The Arts House, the travelling installation was a part of Textures, […]

May 21st, 2021|Stories|0 Comments

What’s New in the Enabling Village?

Eat, chill, or make digital design fun for the kids – three new lifestyle businesses with a cause add vibrancy to Redhill’s best-kept secret!

Just a few minutes from Redhill MRT is Singapore’s first inclusive community space. Designed to welcome people of different abilities, the Enabling Village at 20 Lengkok Bahru doesn’t just offer training, vocational […]

April 30th, 2020|Stories|0 Comments

Making Assistive Technology Accessible for All

Tech Able has had a makeover, and you’re invited to drop by! From dedicated zones for live, work and play to an interactive web app with a virtual guide, it’s all about new experiences for self-exploration.

Nestled in Redhill is one of Singapore’s integrated spaces on assistive technology. Called Tech […]

January 10th, 2020|Stories|0 Comments

A Little Help Goes a Long Way

Two parents who attended peer to peer mentor training at the Enabling Village in November 2018 are now enabling more caregivers to mentor new caregivers. David and Susan talk about the importance of giving hope to others who are just starting out.

Some may think being a caregiver is easy for David Tan.

He is, after all, […]

June 24th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments

Express – and Heal! – Yourself with Art

It was almost 10 years ago when an artist she was working with put these two words together: “art” and “therapy”. In that moment, recalled Loh Wan Ting, she knew she had found her calling.

Wan Ting, 31, was at the time working as a designer. Cut to the present, she’s now the founder of […]

May 30th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments

Floral Garage @ Enabling Village

A floral arrangement workshop organised by Floral Garage Singapore was held at the Enabling Village on 30 January 2019. 14 persons with disabilities and caregivers from TOUCH Community were given the opportunity to create their own Chinese New Year themed floral box, for the festive season. This provided a platform for caregivers and persons […]

March 6th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments

Assistive Technology for Caregivers Workshop

Introducing Assistive Technology to Caregivers   

Parenting is a challenging endeavour. Parents or caregivers of a child with disabilities must manage the physical and emotional needs of the child, as well as their own emotional needs.

There are devices and aids that can help improve the quality of life for persons with disabilities.  Known collectively as “Assistive Technology” […]

March 6th, 2019|Stories|0 Comments