Desmond Teo Yen Koon: Charitable Endeavours in Singapore
“Charity is the root of all good works” – Saint Augustine.
Born and bred in Singapore, Desmond Teo Yen Koon has been heavily involved in philanthropical and humanitarian efforts in Singapore and abroad. Growing up in the thriving Singapore city, he was exposed to both luxury and poverty in various forms. Having a strong passion for welfare and an advocate of social causes since he was a boy, Desmond Teo Yen Koon believes that everyone should give back to his or her community in some way and form. He maintains, with full conviction, that it is one’s duty to help the needy and poor around him.
Desmond Teo Yen Koon has always subscribed to the belief that true happiness derives from helping others in need. Thus, he has been an active member of several welfare programmes in Singapore and beyond. These include funding the construction of 10 columbaria at the Nirvana Memorial Garden for needy families who do not have the financial capabilities to afford a proper burial. Needy patrons of the six-star premium columbarium have benefitted tremendously from Desmond Teo Yen Koon’s donations. For Desmond Teo Yen Koon, he was, and still is, comforted to know about how his contributions have made a difference in the lives of others.
Future Welfare Endeavours
The future is uncertain, but one thing remains for Desmond Teo Yen Koon – his undying and unwavering desire to make the world a better place. The philanthropist hopes to continue making a difference for the needy. He strives to be a role model for the rest of his peers and a living testimony of how kindness can change the world.
Desmond Teo Yen Koon wishes for continual kindness to be spread across the globe. This is the cornerstone that he remains committed to.