Guide Dogs Singapore Ltd (GDS) is a social service agency and charity formed in 2006. It focuses on enhancing the quality of life for the blind and visually impaired (VI) community in Singapore through the provision of training and rehabilitation programmes. GDS actively advocates for an inclusive society where every person who is blind or has visual impairment is empowered for independent living. To date, GDS has served more than 350 clients with visual impairment and successfully paired seven Guide Dog teams. GDS is an associate member with the National Council of Social Service (NCSS) and holds the Institute of Public Character (IPC) status which allows it to give 250% tax deduction for direct donations S$10 and above. Donations go towards providing rehabilitation and training to VIs.