Singapore Association of the Visually Handicapped

Who are they?


The Singapore Association for the Visually Handicapped (SAVH) is formerly known as Singapore Association for the Blind (SAB). This is a voluntary welfare organization founded in 1951. SAVH is affiliated with the National Council of Social Service (NCSS). It is also approved for being an Institution of Public Character.


To Help The Visually Handicapped Help Themselves


To promote the needs, interests and aspirations of the visually handicapped.

What do they do?

This non-profit organization gives assistance to the visually impaired to all age groups of Singaporeans. They also provide treatments for patients who have problems with their sight. Courses are also available for clients and members to take up to get better jobs in the future.

Committee Members

President Mr Tan Guan Heng*
Vice-President Mr Khoo Kong Ngian*
Vice-President Mr Lee Soo Hoon, Phillip
Honorary Secretary Mr Danny Chia Choon Guan*
Honorary Treasurer Mr Alfred Shee Peng Fatt


Mr Adrian Tan Gim Hai
Mr Cheok Cheng Ann*
Ms Chua Swee Keow
Mr Jaffar Sidek Bin Ahmad*
Mr Steven Yeo Kee Peng*
WCC Representative Ms Ruth Tan

Those names that has a ” * ” are those who are visually handicapped.


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