A paraplegic farmer’s dream to feed all | Golden Hearts Award 2020
Published on 17 Nov 2020 8:00:44 PM
In 2015, Dr Billy Tang was involved in a serious accident which robbed him of his ability to walk.
An agriculturist before the accident, Tang endured severe depression but with the love and support from his family and friends, he embraced his “new life” as a paraplegic.
He returned to his area of expertise in urban farming and reaches out to the disabled communities and underprivileged families through his social enterprise called Persons With Disabilities or PWD Smart Farmability.
Stay tuned at 12pm on the following dates for videos featuring winners of the Star Golden Hearts Award 2020
18/11: A paraplegic farmer’s dream to feed all
18/11: Seven Tea One: Differently-abled but equally able to contribute
19/11: Headmaster Sangga Sinnayah sows the seeds for eco-living
20/11: Imaret - The disaster relief heroes
21/11: Fuze Ecoteer: Connecting people with nature through voluntourism
22/11: Closing the digital generation gap with Bengkel Teknologi Senior
23/11: The teacher who delivers homework by hand to rural students
24/11: Rejuvenating riverbanks through education
25/11: Langur Project Penang seeks to protect primate in peril
26/11: Making charitable giving a part of everyone's life
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