Patrick Ang, 45, is born with cerebral palsy and travels around in a
Always enthusiastic and cheerful as he goes about his daily work, Patrick is a familiar face in the Serangoon area where he likes to operate and is well-loved by the community there.
We caught up with Patrick again over the weekend when he was interviewed by the news crew at Channel 8 news. You can watch his interview here on Toggle (from 15:48).
In his interview, Patrick shared that he works 12 hours a day and chose to primarily operate in the Serangoon area because he is familiar with the routes and directions there.
Patrick is no stranger to the media and he was featured in a video interview by Lianhe Zaobao in December last year after a social media post about him went viral online:
“If you choose to do this job, you have to understand the traffic and the route yourself.
At honestbee, our mission is to make great food experiences accessible to everyone. Powered by technology and community, we believe in providing equal opportunity to all who want to work with us and earn an honest living. Patrick is one such example and we are proud to have him in our crew, just like any other of our delivery bees.
“A delivery bee just need to be able to deliver the food from point A to B within a specified timeframe. As long as this can be done, we welcome anyone to join us.” Shared Jonathan Ho, our operations manager at honestbee Singapore.
“For those on wheelchairs, sometimes, they may encounter difficulties when they are in an unfamiliar area and they encounter stairs or come across areas which are inaccessible for them. Passengers are usually very willing to help them. Otherwise, our operations staff will also render support if they approach us.” He added.