Mastinawati and her neighbour, Adam, were approached by Kim Seng Community Centre to help with distribution of food rations. She asked her neighbour Siti along as she had just stopped work due to health reasons.
Heryza is a Primary 6 student who has made steady improvement on her studies due to her efforts and guidance from her Maths teacher, Mr Chow. To demonstrate her gratitude, Heryza has saved up her pocket money to buy a marker for Mr Chow.
Mdm Suliawati, is the mother of four children living in Lengkok Bahru. Her husband, Mr Mansoor had a mild stroke during work, and as a result, he suffers from vertigo and sometimes experiences headaches and loss of balance.
Mr Anuar, is a father of 7 children living in the Bukit Ho Swee area. His next-door neighbour, Mdm Lai, is an elderly who recently faced mobility issues. Mr Anuar would go down to the Beo Crescent Market & Food Centre daily to buy food for Mdm Lai.
Wet markets, NTUC, Giant, Cold Storage….the same type of food carries varying degree of cost in different localities and supermarkets. Cost and choices are a luxury for many people, in particularly those experiencing hard times.
“I Wish You Enough” was a very memorable experience for me. Not only was it my first time helping out in such a large scale event, trying new things such as cutting Tau Kwa – a surprisingly difficult task.
The “I Wish You Enough” movement was a really wonderful experience for me and I learnt a lot about what we can do to build our community spirit. My family and I went down to assist in the preparation for the Rojak making.
My family had tied our self-made “I Wish You Enough” towel on our front gate a week before the TV news featured the movement. The morning after the news coverage, we were surprised to find that our neighbour had hung her towel with her own “I Wish You Enough” tag.
Mr Ng resides with his family at one of the rental blocks in Redhill area. For many of us who knows Mr Ng, the strengths and assets that he brings to the community takes precedence over him being a mere individual of deficits and social assistance.
Neighbourliness to me is to be compassionate and friendly towards your neighbours. It can be the smallest thing such as holding the lift for your neighbour as they enter or leave the lift, greeting with a smile on their face.