Boys' Town still a place where lives are transformed

Boys' Town's new executive director Roland Yeow says the charity turned his life around and helped him to find a purpose in life. He now hopes to help the next generation of beneficiaries to transform their lives too.
Boys' Town's new executive director Roland Yeow says the charity turned his life around and helped him to find a purpose in life. He now hopes to help the next generation of beneficiaries to transform their lives too.ST PHOTO: SYAMIL SAPARI

New exec director says its work has grown to include outreach but its key motto remains

Walking through the Boys' Town home's dining hall, Dr Roland Yeow commands respect from the home's residents as the charity's new executive director.

But to Dr Yeow, it does not seem so long ago that he was getting into trouble in the same dining hall - as a resident.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 15, 2018, with the headline 'Boys' Town still a place where lives are transformed'. Print Edition | Subscribe