2022 means a lot to Metta as we are 30 years old this year! Join us to celebrate this joyous occasion together!
Started in 1992, together with your support, Metta has progressed from having her first centre in Hougang to having 10 centres located around Singapore. Take a look at the journey Metta has travelled since 1992.
30th Anniversary logo
A collection of colourful dots makes up the logo design, symbolizing the collaborative efforts of individuals as we commit ourselves to serve the community. The glowing dots represent the glimmer of hope we are bringing to our clients as we establish meaningful and impactful partnerships with our corporate and community partners.
Our work would not be possible without the continued support of like-minded people like you. The theme, You + Me, Shine The Light Forward also represents our journey together now and in the future.
This year, Metta is attempting to break a record in Singapore Book of Records and having an Anniversary dinner in September. Let’s celebrate Metta’s 30th Anniversary together!
Celebrate with us!
Hazim joined the Junior ASD programme in Metta School when he was 7 years old in 2011 and transited to the Junior MD Programme in the following year.
Since then, he had grown swiftly in aptitude and self-assurance as he discovers his strengths through various activities in which he proactively participates. Hazim excelled in pottery and batik, performed on various occasions for the Metta School Circus Art group and was part of the soccer team too.
Since 2015, Hazim also served with the school’s Prefectorial Board. He was elected to the position of Head Prefect in 2018 on the basis of his conscientiousness, trustworthiness and ability to bond his team of Prefects in a display of leadership skills.
In 2020, he was unanimously nonminated by his teachers to receive the school’s Exemplary Character Award conferred to students who consistently embody our school values.
It has truly been our honour and joy to see Hazim grow.
Yi Xuan graduated from Metta PreSchool in 2010 and began his journey in Metta School. With many opportunities to learn and explore in Metta School, Yi Xuan built up his interests, motivation and desire to improve.
Whenever Yi Xuan is handed a new assignment, he will always say, “I will try my best.”
Once, using a creative storytelling app Toonstatic. Yi Xuan drew all the characters on to both paper and tablet, conceptualized the story plot from scratch, came up with the script and even did narration for all the three 2-minutes videos.
Then, in 2020, Yi Xuan was awarded the Lee Kuan Yew Exemplary Student Award!
All of us at Metta are proud of Yi Xuan for never giving up and always trying his best. We are honoured to have played a part in his journey.
Qiaoqi started her apprenticeship with Arts@Metta in 2012 after graduating from Metta School. Talented, she loves arts and dancing. During her 10 years with Arts@Metta, she has done numerous pieces of batik, water colour paintings and and pottery thru the guidance of instructors.
Whenever there are any CSRs, Qiaoqi will transformed herself to be a little teacher and teaches corporates the skills of batik painting.
Donovan has been with Arts@Metta since he graduated from Metta School. A shy boy, thru the patience and guidance of the instructors, Donovan has gain more confidence in himself and is able to expressing his feelings through colours, shapes, and objects whenever he paints.
43 year old Dinah Teo was diagnosed with intellectual disability at age 2 after an episode of high fever that led to fits. Her mother never left her side and increased her efforts to care for and encourage her daughter, hoping that one day Dinah would be able to pick up new skills for her daily living needs and be self-reliant.
Metta Welfare Association (Metta) is celebrating our 30th Anniversary this year. We have come a long way since our first set up of our welfare centre in Hougang in 1995 that provides for over 30 intellectually disabled clients to serving over 1,400 clients across ten welfare centres located island wide, catering to the young, infirm, and terminally ill in our community.
As part of celebrating our 30 years journey, we do not want to miss the opportunity to invite you to support and join us at our Charity Dinner.
Date: 3 September 2022 (Saturday)
Venue: Marina Bay Sands
Guest of Honour: Mr Desmond Lee, Minister for National Development & Minister-in-Charge of Social Services Integration
Programme highlights: 30 years Memory Lane, Witness Singapore Book of record, Live Performances by our clients, and a peek to the future
Please do not hesitate to contact us at email@example.com if you have further queries.
We look forward to you joining us to shine the light forward to create hope and make a difference to our clients.