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What does Handicaps Welfare Association do?

Handicaps Welfare Association (HWA) is a charitable organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals with physical disabilities in Singapore. Founded in 1969, HWA provides mutual support and promotes self-help among its members through various programs and services. These include education, training, rehabilitation, employment assistance, scholarships, awards, grants, exchange programs, and special benefits for people with disabilities. The organization also seeks to raise awareness of the unique needs of individuals with disabilities within the community and government, encouraging cooperation and support in mainstream society.




wee toon lin, pek kian aik, hui beng hong, palanisamy avaday, lau wong hing, wee judy anne, wong liang le, siew teok see, navin nair, lim linli


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  • Donations are tax-deductible
  • Registered Charity
  • Established since 1985
  • Published yearly Annual Reports

Society Impact

  • Promoting self-help, mutual assistance and friendship among people with disabilities.
  • Encouraging education, training, rehabilitation, and integration into mainstream society for its members.
  • Seeking employment opportunities, scholarships, awards, grants, exchange programs, and other benefits for its members.
  • Advocating for special benefits and concessions to improve the conditions of people with disabilities.
  • Raising public awareness about the needs of people with disabilities and soliciting support from the community and government.

Donation Income

Fundraising Efficiency

This indicates the cost to raise a single dollar. A lower cost suggests the charity is more efficient in its fundraising efforts.

Program Expense Ratio

This is the percentage of the charity's total expenses that are spent on its core programs. A higher percentage suggests that more money is going directly to the cause, rather than being spent on administrative or fundraising expenses.