Flint & Battery is legal partner to Mercy Relief, a Singapore homegrown independent non-governmental humanitarian charity, established to respond to human tragedies in Asia. Its aid programmes include providing timely and effective assistance to disaster-stricken communities; and longer-term development projects to uplift the lives of the impoverished and disadvantaged, focusing on water & sanitation, shelter, sustainable livelihoods, healthcare and education. Mercy Relief serves the less fortunate and needy regardless of country, culture or creed.
“We firmly believe in Mercy Relief’s mission in providing timely and effective aid and empowering communities throughout Asia. The humanitarian cause resonates deeply with Flint & Battery’s values.”
Officially launched by then-Deputy Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in September 2003, it also seeks to promote a civic life of compassion, care and volunteerism. It is an Institution of Public Character since 2003.
To date, MR has touched the lives and hearts in 23 countries, namely Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, DPR Korea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Japan, Laos, Lebanon, Malaysia, the Maldives, Myanmar, Pakistan, Palestine, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam and Yemen.
Mercy Relief’s Board of Directors include Chairman Mr Abdullah Tarmugi, Former Speaker of Parliament, Mr Michael Tay Wee Jin, Executive Director, The Hour Glass, Mr Ong Bon Chai, Honorary General Director & Executive Advisor of Singapore Soka Association, Brigadier-General Goh Kee Nguan, Chief Executive Officer, Singapore Youth Olympic Games Organising Committee.