113 year old Teresa Hsu – Wisdom for all ages
Bron: TEDxSibgapore, 23 december 2010
De QFWF verheugt zich in berichten in de internationale en sociale media over inspirerende berichten hoe interculturele levenskunst op glocale schaal groeit door inspirerende persoonlijkheden zoals deze Singaporese moeder Theresa even bescheiden als groots in het doorgeven van de wijsheid van het hart.
Heart to Heart
Teresa Hsu was born second of four children to a poor family in Guangdon Province, China in 1898.
At 16, she left for Hong Kong where she studied to be a stenographer, a bookkeeper and later, a nurse in UK. As a nurse, she joined the International Voluntary Service for Peace (IVSP) and travelled around Europe to help the needy. She has also worked in Paraguay.
When she moved to Singapore, she setup Home for the Aged Sick in 1930, where she was Matron up to the age of 85.
Over 100 years old, she continues to help the needy via her organisation,