05 Sep '17, 9pm

OurStories: Para-athlete delivers food in a wheelchair

OurStories: Para-athlete delivers food in a wheelchair

Like any other food delivery man, Mr Kamas Mohd carries an insulated bag and constantly checks his mobile phone for orders. Unlike other delivery men, though, the 46-year-old does not use a bicycle, motorcycle or car. Instead, Mr Kamas, who suffered a spinal cord injury from a workplace accident in 1996 and is paralysed from the waist down, goes about his daily delivery rounds on a motorised wheelchair with a bag buckled to the back of his seat and a phone strapped to his thigh. But he stresses that he is not slower than anyone else - he can fulfil a delivery order within the same timeframe of 35 minutes. Get The Straits Times newsletters in your inbox Sign Up The para-athlete, who represented Singapore at the 2015 Asean Para Games in wheelchair basketball, signed on to become an UberEats delivery partner in May. He was introduced to the work by his friend after he was ask...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/daily-deliveries-in...

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