When Dr Uma Rajan lost her husband 38 years ago, she starting giving the time she would have spent with him to the community.
Yesterday, the 75-year-old Indian-Singaporean doctor was honoured by the Indian community in Singapore. She became the first woman to receive the tabla! Community Champion Award for contributing her 38 years in the healthcare and community services by building nursing homes and child health care.
The award was conferred yesterday at the Singapore International Indian Shopping Festival.