As a passionate educator, Albert has ignited the love of science in many school children over the last 20+ years. His belief in equipping people with skills and sustainability knowledge has brought him on the journey with MWA.
Harjit understands that every person with special needs is a unique individual, who should be treated with respect and dignity. Hence, he designs individualized person-centered programs to meet the needs of a student in his/her daily living and/or working activities at home or workplace to maximize his/her unlimited human potential. He recognizes that being gainfully employed is an important factor in integration/independence, and tailors each program at MWA towards that outcome.
Harjit is a credentialed Special Needs Community Practitioner and Educational Therapist with the International Association of Counselors & therapists, USA.
Fion is an Urban Farmer with more than 10 years of horticulture experience in growing a diverse range of vegetables, fruits, flowers and ornamentals in her home, community gardens and farms. An ACTA-certified adult educator, she conducts workshops and various learning programmes on gardening, soil science and therapeutic horticulture for young students, seniors, rehab patients and those with special needs.
She is certified by Thrive, UK in Social & Therapeutic Horticulture, and in Therapeutic Horticulture by Ngee Ann Polytechnic. A trained Mental Wellness Befriender, Fion has conducted therapeutic sessions using forest trails and therapeutic gardens to cultivate interest and connect her participants with nature. She has also conducted vocational training for special needs students who are interested to work in the landscaping industry.