How trishaw rides combat social isolation: one woman’s journey
As I look back at 2018 and the phenomenal progress that Cycling Without Age Singapore has made, I remember specifically the difficulties of starting up a charity in a country where I am a foreigner. With each challenge posed to me, I would keep myself motivated by thinking of the over 500,000 seniors in Singapore whom I […]
One Dream, Two Women, Three Friendships
View the original blog post on Our Better World When it comes to friendships, some stay and some fade. But sometimes, friendships blossom from one to another In 2016, Our Better World told the story of the friendship between Aunty Annie and Pernille. Pernille, an expat from Denmark would take Aunty Annie on a regular […]
Connecting Generations through E-Trishaw Rides
Singapore, 29 August 2018 – It only takes a trishaw ride to bridge the past with the future. This was the motivation behind the ‘Temasek Foundation Cares – Moving Generations Programme’. The innovative pilot programme, a partnership between Temasek Foundation Cares and Cycling Without Age, aims to connect seniors from the Pioneer and Merdeka Generations […]
Ageing and the Role of Corporate Social Responsibility
On November 23rd 2017 we organise an event to increase awareness within Singapore of CWA and to raise funds which will allow us to work towards purchasing additional trishaws so we can reach more seniors in the Singapore community. During our event we will discuss the importance of our program as well as the value […]
“Hello Singapore” Segment
Cycling Without Age featured in the lifestyle segment “Hello Singapore” on 5th of September 2016 at 7.15 pm. Watch as Annie and Pernille have fun posing for the camera. Raymond, our mechanic also makes an appearance. See video here here.
Local Chinese daily Lianhe Wanbao about Cycling Without Age. Journalist Ong Zhen Yu describes his readers as the pioneer generation of Singapore, which is why they would relate to the stories of trishaw rides. We hope you like it too? See article here.
Channel News Asia’s Singapore Tonight
On 24th May spearhead Pernille Vedersø Bussone talks to hosts John and Dawn from Channel News Asia’s Singapore Tonight about Cycling Without Age. John revealed he had dreamed of being a trishaw driver when he was a kid and Dawn said she and her husband knew about us already and loves the idea.
A Singapore grandma, a Danish expat and an unlikely friendship
It was an unlikely friendship but Annie Tan, 87, and Danish expatriate Pernille Vedersø Bussone, 36, have formed a strong bond thanks to a special trishaw which takes them across the neighbourhood, allowing them to explore Singapore and meet new people along the way. See more here.
Singapore’s cutest volunteering opportunity ever: giving trishaw rides to the elderly
Once a humble mode of transport, trishaws are viewed primarily as tourist traps these days. Thanks to Cycling Without Age, however, they’re getting an image update. It encourages volunteers to take elderly members of their communities out on trishaw rides, helping them to get around and enjoy the simple pleasures of being in the great […]
A chance to win a trishaw for free!
We are branching out in Singapore: calling local NGOs and nursing homes for entries for a unique chance to WIN a trishaw (worth SD 9000) including a mentor 4 week start-up program and lifelong support by your local Cycling Without Age team, as well as an invitation to our International Forum in Copenhagen in June. Send us your application by 20th April at firstname.lastname@example.org, please share!