• Joyful Service Profile: Taxi Driver, Olivia Chua

    April 7th, 2016 By Vadivu Govind
    Joyful Service Profile: Taxi Driver, Olivia Chua

    "We need to love others as we love our family" ~ Olivia Chua, one of the most amazing and inspiring taxi drivers I have met in Singapore. She gave me a warm and bright smile when I got into her cab - the kind of smile that lights you up. And for the next 30 minutes, I learned about her *consistent* love...

  • Our Story

    April 6th, 2016 By Vadivu Govind
    Our Story

    The story behind Joy Works is a story of my heart breaking open – in different ways - over a span of 20 years. In 1990, I had an epiphany that opened my heart to the suffering in the world. That set me on a detour from a life I had planned for myself. I got deeply involved in social change in...

  • Ten Random Things About Me

    April 5th, 2016 By Vadivu Govind
    Ten Random Things About Me

    Ten Random Things About Me 1. I have reunited three lost dogs on three occasions. Walking without looking at my phone frees me up to be a busybody. 2. I photograph (unsanctioned) street art.:P 3. I finally broke my addiction to sugar last year. Woohoo! 4. I’m crazy about my niece. She’s my...